Easy ways to eat for better health
As a society, we have a very close relationship with sugar and sugary foods. Chances are, sugar is in most of our favourite foods.
NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria
*Tasks govt on safety of health workers, facilities *Demands gazette of unified scheme of service The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has charged government at all levels to recruit more nurses and midwives if the nation must commit to the reduction of maternal and child mortality rate. The association also said if…
CHI, St Edwards hospital provide free heart checks for Lagosians
With projection of 23 million people expected to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in 2030, cardiologists have called on Nigerians...
‘Nigerian men concerned how quickly sex can resume after their wives give birth’
Nigerian men who recently became fathers are eager to know how early sex can resume after childbirth.
PSN, GSK partner on better care delivery
A leading healthcare firm, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceutical Nigeria Plc., has partnered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria...
Isolo General Hospital charges workers to reduce brain drain syndrome
Medical Director, General Hospital Isolo, Dr. Godwin Akhabhoa, has charged Nigerian health workers to resist the urge of seeking greener pastures...
How stress reduces fertility in women
In North America, 20 to 25 percent of women and 18 to 21 percent of men of reproductive age report daily psychological stress. Although previous research has suggested that stress can decrease the odds of conception, few studies have examined this association among couples from the general population.
Scientists achieve long-term viral suppression in HIV infection
A new generation of broadly neutralising antibodies provides a novel approach to treating Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infection.The research group of Prof Florian Klein, Director of the Institute of Virology at the University Hospital Cologne and scientist at the German Center for Infection Research
Why delaying pregnancy beyond 35 years increases heart health risks for moms, sons
Delaying pregnancy may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in both women and their children, with boys at higher risk of disease, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada presented their findings Tuesday at the American Physiological Society....