Night Nigerian healthcare professionals in United Kingdom honoured their own
You’ll not ordinarily find doctors, consultants, researchers, surgeons, nurses and allied professionals mingling together on the red carpet of a London hotel on a Saturday night, but March 23rd was a fantastically exception. It was a night some of these lot swapped their microscopes, stethoscopes, operating theatres, consulting rooms and trademark nursing uniforms for black…
How faulty sperm triggers recurrent miscarriage
Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages. The research, published in the journal Clinical Chemistry, revealed that, compared to men whose…
Sperm passes dad's trauma, poor diet to kids
Scientists have shown how a father's poor diet, lifestyle and trauma is passed onto his children.
'Girls should be told from young age that they can do things and be better'
Having worked at the BBC, ITV, Vox Africa, she honed her craft in hospital radio for the NHS. Since moving back to Lagos two years ago, Ore has found a home at the newly launched Lagos Talks 91.3 FM...
Africa’s public service and health sector brain drain
A report the other day by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation that Nigeria and other countries in Africa are losing about $2 billion annually via brain drain in the health sector is another badge of dishonour for a continent that has constantly been a symbol of shame and suffering.
How diabetes drug helps obese people lose 5.44kg over three months
A type 2 diabetes drug may stop thousands of obese people from needing gastric bypasses, scientists claim.
Drinking beer daily raises prostate cancer risk by more than 20%
Drinking just one pint (568ml/75cl) approximately a bottle of beer every day raises the risk of contracting prostate cancer by 23 per cent, a study has found.
Reddington Hospital gets new GMD
The board of Reddington Hospital has appointed a United Kingdom (UK) trained Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Olutunde Lalude as Group Medical Director and Head of Surgery of the hospital group.