Saturday, January 22, 2022
The Nigeria Immigration Service, Oyo State Command, has discovered a ‘baby factory’ allegedly owned by one Mrs Stella, on Block B, House 8, Adebayo Oke Street, Sharp Corner, Oluyole area of Ibadan. Two victims, including a pregnant lady, were rescued...
A pregnant woman suspected to be in her late 20s was on Wednesday morning crushed to death by an articulated vehicle, while trying to cross the road at Molete area of Ibadan. The incident happened beneath the Molete flyover linking...
A Professor of Physiology, Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has cautioned pregnant and nursing mothers on the intake of zobo drink saying that studies in animals had found that it can cause delay in puberty and body weight gain.Olatunji-Bello, in a 2018...
Medical experts have called for support of girls with Turner Syndrome (TS) to have early detection and treatment, as many cases remained undiagnosed in Nigeria. Dr Tokuinbo Jarrett, a Paediatric Endocrinologist, and Dr Adefemi Afolabi, an Endocrinologist Surgeon, made the...
The Acting Executive Secretary, Oyo State Health Insurance Scheme, Dr Olusola Akande, on Tuesday said that enrollment in the state Health Insurance Scheme would reach 100,000 by December 2018, after more banks and other companies joined the system. Speaking during...
In the wake of the alert to Nigeria by the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety about drug products contaminated with human remains from fetuses, infants and flesh, allegedly smuggled into South Korea from China, the Pharmaceutical...
Celebrating the World Sight Day, Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria has said that cataract is the major cause of blindness in Nigeria, and at least 144,000 Nigerians are blind for different reasons in the country. General Secretary, Ophthalmology Society of Nigeria,...
The Nigerian Cardiac Society has said that one out of every three adults in Nigeria has high blood pressure.Dr Okechukwu Ogah, the President of the association, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan on...
National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have been asked to rise to the challenge of ensuring food safety in the country. Persons involved in the food supply...
Stakeholders have been advised to collabo-rate and review administrative processes and the approach leading to identification of plants and quality scientific research. It is also in their best interest to observe the development and approval of remedies and drug production...