Saturday, January 22, 2022
A clinical trial has just launched to assess the effectiveness of a newly developed breath test that could help diagnose multiple forms of cancer. A new breath test currently under trial could help diagnose multiple forms of cancer at an...
The Founder, Saab Foundation, Sa’adat Bibire, has said that no fewer than 1,000 women were raped in Kwara State in 2016. She quoted the state Ministry of Women Affairs as having uncovered and confirmed the 1,000 rape cases, adding that...
To increase access to In-vitro Fertilisation procedure, an embryologist and Head of Operations, Fertigold Fertility Clinic, Lagos, Olajide Wilson, has said the centre had reduced its cost. Wilson, who lamented the high cost of IVF treatment in Nigeria, also advised...
A mother of two lost almost all of her limbs after a hospital failed to spot she was suffering from sepsis. Magdalena Malec, 31, had to have both of her legs, her right arm and the fingers of her left...
According to the World Health Organisation, an estimated 536,000 women die of pregnancy-related caused annually, leaving babies behind. VERA ONANA writes about the effect of maternal mortality on babies and how it may be curbed. Ajayi held the baby...
Infertility is broadly described as trying to get pregnant with frequent intercourse for at least a year with no success. Female infertility, male infertility or a combination of the two affects many couples. An estimated 15 to 20 percent...
Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has called for more awareness on the elimination of obstetric fistula to reduce maternal mortality. Adewole said this at the High Level Awareness Seminar on Fistula in Abuja. The minister said obstetric fistula...
At 20, Hafisat Abubakar has had six children. Married at the tender age of 13, she never knew what life had in store for her. Sadly, the cold hands of death snatched away her three children, leaving her with...
The US President, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would block funding and foreign aid to any international nongovernmental organisations that provide abortion services to women seeking them or those that even offer abortion as an option to...
Wife of Ondo State governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has said that breast cancer has killed more women across Nigeria than is actually being reported. Akeredolu, a breast cancer survivor, spoke during the inauguration of the Lagos Chapter of the Breast...