58 000 babies die from superbugs yearly in India
Studies warn superbugs will kill 10 million people a year by 2050, making them a bigger killer than cancer.
Endurance exercise slows ageing
If anything is going to inspire you to get to the gym, this might be it.
Nigeria prepares to tackle emerging epidemics
Concerned that Nigeria especially Lagos State is still vulnerable to emerging epidemics such as the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Lassa fever, Zika virus and others, medical experts have warned that government at all levels must...
More local foods enlisted to treat hypertension
Several studies have identified hypertension-related diseases and complications as the major cause of sudden deaths in Nigeria. However, researchers have shown that lifestyle modifications including the regular intake of...
Low awareness, screening fuel hepatitis spread
Also Speaking about its prevalent rate in Nigeria was Head of Gastroenterology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Dr. Charles Onyekwere, who stated that the national prevalence according to Federal Ministry of Health is an average of 11 per cent.
Over 5m Nigerian newborns not exclusively breastfed, says UNICEF
As part of activities to mark World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said more than five million newborns in Nigeria are deprived of essential nutrients and antibodies that...
EU, government launch immunization project in 24 states
European Union (EU) under the EU-Sign in collaboration with the Federal Government has launched a seven years project, which aimed to strengthen immunization governance at 24 states in Nigeria.
Why children who nail-bite, thumb-suck have fewer allergies
There are plenty of reasons to tell kids not to bite their nails or suck their thumbs. Raw fingernail areas pick up infection, and thumbs can eventually move teeth into the wrong place.