Saturday, March 23, 2019
While doctors and surgeons have high training and take great care to avoid mistakes, they’re not infallible Today, you can undergo many different medical procedures and surgeries out of necessity or even convenience. While doctors and surgeons have high...
As at the time Nigeria was still waiting for vaccines to come from abroad during the Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) outbreak in March this year, 282 people had died, 1,966 people were infected and the disease was spreading to more...
What is high blood pressure? Blood pressure is a pressure within the heart which supplies blood to other parts of the body. But when there is so much pressure on the heart , it is like an engine pumping water...
Women retain and carry living DNA from every man with whom they have sexual intercourse, according to a new study by the University of Seattle and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The study, which discovered the startling information by...
Women who breast-feed their babies may have a slightly lower risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke decades later, a large new study suggests.Researchers found that among nearly 290,000 women in China, those who breast-fed were 10 percent...
Fever during pregnancy may raise the risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the child, according to a study led by scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The...
Common salon hair treatments involving Hair dye and chemical relaxers can drastically increase the risk of breast cancerThese are the findings of a new study conducted by researchers at the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute...
The use of contraceptives by adolescents is a sensitive issue in a country like Nigeria with strong religious attachments. Although government policy is to ensure availability of such service for men and women who are ready and need...
The World Blood Donor Day, marked on June 14, has come and gone; but the lessons it evokes for Nigeria are not pleasant: that the country is not getting it right in blood donor practices, contrary to the World...
With the rainy season comes a variety of illnesses and ailments, hence, the need to ensure that your body’s defence system remains on guard at all times. Your defence system is your immune system and it has been designed...