Taking control of your weight
Weight gain occurs, when there is an imbalance between the amount of calories ingested and expended. If an individual eats more than the body needs; the excess will be stored as fat.
‘I am excited to be selected for the Harvard crossroads emerging leaders programme’
A 400-LEVEL student of Lagos State University, College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Tolani Odukoya, has been selected as one of the participants for the 2020 Harvard Crossroad Emerging Leaders Programme
Hepatitis: Stay away from contaminated food, water, unprotected sex — Experts
As World Hepatitis Day is observed today, Nigerians have been advised to avoid unsafe/contaminated food/water; avoid sharing sharp objects, such as needles, blades, and clippers. They should also avoid patronising quack medical personnel/facilities, as well as unprotected sexual intercourse.
The Criterion holds seminar, decries high rate of divorce
The Criterion (An association of Muslim women in business and professions) has commenced plans to hold her yearly seminar to caution the youth and couples to reduce the rate of divorce in the country.
Clean environment, general hygiene help in prevention of Lassa Fever
Recently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed seven Persons dead and 14 affected by the lassa fever virus in five states, which include Ondo, Edo, Delta, Plateau, Bauchi and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. In the face of this, health experts have advised that families, communities and individuals protect themselves by avoiding…
Ashiru, others celebrate medical scholar Ayodeji Femi-Pearce
An illustrious man, academic clinician, an epitome of Sartorial elegance and an Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), Prof. Ayodeji Femi-Pearse (OFR), has passed on in the evening of Friday, December 28, 2018, he was 86 years old. Prof. Femi-Pearse commenced his career at the General Hospital, Lagos, served meritoriously at the…
Staying healthy during harmattan
The harmattan has brought in its trail dust and dry air. Curiously, in place of what was supposed to be cold weather, there is intense heat, which could lead to dehydration, if not properly handled. To avoid or minimise the harsh effects of the weather, medical experts have advised that people should avoid unnecessary exposure.…
LASUCOM, Queen Mary take asthma campaign to schools
Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, in collaboration with Queen Mary University, London has launched an awareness...
Physician advocates exclusive breastfeeding
A Public Health Physician has described exclusive breastfeeding as the foundation of life, noting that despite this, millions of newborn babies still miss out on its benefits yearly.
Lagos rehabilitates released prison teens, reunites them with relatives
The Lagos State government has commenced the process of rehabilitating and re-uniting the 80 newly released teenagers from Badagry prison to their families and relatives.