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18 Dec
The Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof Christopher Bode has called for the establishment of child-specific hospitals, to avert high infant mortality rate in the country.  Nigeria is rated third out of 42 countries with high infant mortality rate. Republic of Congo tops the list with 60,…
18 Dec
Industry players are making efforts to improve regenerative aesthetic in Nigeria by connecting physicians, dermatologists, surgeons, nurses, clinical staff and others to latest technologies. The development, according to them would enable the country to get the best from Aesthetic Medicine, especially with latest machines such as Morpheus 8 and Hydracool Plus. The experts gathered in…
18 Dec
Health experts have explained that drinking plenty of water everyday is important, as it boosts health conditions. They stressed that taking enough water each day could prevent kidney stone, arthritis, dehydration — a condition that can cause unclear thinking, mood change, body overheat and constipation — among other health challenges. For the Abuja-based public health…
15 Dec
•Recommends healthy diets, regular exercises, medical checks, seeking professional help to beat motion ailments, sudden death •Says NOHIL provides total knee/hip replacement surgeries with results comparable to global standards Dr. Mustapha Faiz Alimi is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director of National Orthopaedic Hospital, lgbobi, Lagos (NOHIL). Alimi in this exclusive interview with The…
14 Dec
Panellists and medical experts, at a one-day symposium in Lagos, yesterday, urged adoption and continuation of sustainable options for healthcare financing in the country.
8 Dec
Cholera is one of the most common and preventable foods and water-borne disease prevalent in our environment which affects the adult population. It is increasingly being fuelled by the dynamics of the urban lifestyle and environmental disruption and internal displacements because of the insurgency, climatic changes, and flooding could leave us with no better option.
8 Dec
A herbal-based drug has been demonstrated to restore erection or rather satisfactory sexual activity in men with erectile dysfunction.
8 Dec
A Nigerian scientist and President/Director of Research at Lumos Laboratories Nigeria Limited, Ejikeme Patrick Nwosu, has received another patent on production of urine-based fertiliser. This has brought the number of patents on his name to five.
1 Dec
A new study published in the journal Cancer Research suggests aerobic exercise could help reduce the risks of certain cancers from developing or recurring.
1 Dec
As part of efforts toward promoting and improving healthcare across the nation, Codix Pharma Limited has inaugurated a Charity Foundation. The Codix Charity Foundation is a philanthropic endowment fund.
1 Dec
Sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system. This implies that people can have a satisfying and safe sex life
1 Dec
A new study has linked an invasive insecticide-resistant mosquito native to South Asia to an unprecedented urban outbreak of malaria in Ethiopia, the most compelling evidence to date is that the mosquito, which is fast expanding its range

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