Health authorities in the country, including the Minister of Health and all health commissioners should bury their heads in shame for the appallingly poor manner with which they address cancer, which is no doubt, a major health challenge.
29 Dec 2022
Endocrinologists under the aegis of Endocrine and Metabolism Society of Nigeria (EMSON) have alerted to epidemic of obesity and related disorders in the country, especially among children.
28 Nov 2022
Parents often see weight gain in their children as a sign of “good living,” but you need to know what weight gain is healthy, and when you should be concerned. Uncontrolled weight gain in children puts them at risk of obesity, and its related complications, most of which surface as they grow. Every child has…
20 Oct 2022
A food company, Moppet, has said that the brand was launched to tackle malnutrition among children in Nigeria and Africa. Moppet’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Roberta Oyedokun, made this known on Thursday. She said the wrong choice of foods for children and toddlers remains a major contributor to malnutrition. According to her, while parents…
2 Jun 2022
Scientists have demonstrated how men with obesity can double their sperm count if they lose weight and maintain the weight loss.
3 May 2022
The WHO said Tuesday that "epidemic" overweight and obesity rates are linked to over 1.2 million deaths annually across Europe, calling for swift policy changes to reverse the dangerous trend.
10 Mar 2022
Scientists have validated claims that natural plant extracts can prevent and treat diseases chronic diseases such as malaria, diabetes, hypertension, cancer
24 Jan 2022
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator’s (GHAI) Healthy Food Policy Advocacy Fund has said the newly implemented excise duty of N10 per litre on non-alcoholic and sweetened beverages will save over 12 million Nigerians from obesity and related sicknesses.
5 Dec 2021
The Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg) has stressed the need to integrate lifestyle medicine in the management of COVID-19 pandemic and obesity in the country.
15 Nov 2021
Ahead of World Diabetes Day (WDD), November 14, medical experts have alerted to rise in diabetes cases and complications.
6 Nov 2021
Obesity is a health condition that is making a covert incursion into the lives of millions of children around the world and in Nigeria, says Doctor Ayodele Renner, a Consultant Paediatrician.
4 Nov 2021
Worried by the increasing rate of childhood and adolescent obesity in the country, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Environment for Health Development Initiatives