Nigeria loses 1.5 billion dollars in Gross Domestic Products (GDP) annually to Micro-Nutrient deficiency (MND), the World Bank, an international financial institution that provides loan to Nigeria and other developing countries, said. This means that MND causes an increased financial burden on the healthcare system and an indirect loss of productivity, the report states. A…
Understanding mental bondage
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CS-SUNN extols Lagos government on nutrition budget lines
The Lagos State government has approved nutrition budget lines across 10 key line ministries in the state’s 2020 budget.
Paracetamol abuse could cause liver, kidney failures
A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderising meat in particular, could lead to liver and kidney failures.
How dates lubricate vagina, prevent painful intercourse, improve libido in women
St. Valentine's Day has come and gone but the memories linger. Did you have a date or rather dates? Though synonymous with expression of love, it is a day couples reignite their sex lives.
Stress management - Part 2
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What to know about coronaviruses
Coronaviruses (2019-nCov) are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tract of mammals, including humans. They are associated with the common cold, pneumonia...
Healthcare companies must strive to outlive founders, says Adeosun
Chairman, and Chief Executive of St Racheal’s Pharma, Mr. Akinjide Adeosun, says pharmaceutical and other corporate healthcare organisations in Nigeria must outlive their founders to be able to expand and become global entities.
Moving to reduce burden of hypertension, diabetes in Lagos
As part of efforts to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in Nigeria, over 1000 residents of Lagos Island and market women were screened of hypertension and diabetes...