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Importance of Having a Positive Mental Health

On 23/May/2019 / In Articles

The World Health Organization (WHO) refers to mental health as ‘a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively an[...]

Most Patients Come to UBTH When Cases are Severe, Says CMD

On 23/May/2019 / In Articles

The Chief Medical Director, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof. Darlington Obaseki recently debunked the rumour making rounds that outrageous death toll trails the hospital.   He said rather, m[...]

Sedentary Lifestyle, Smoking Lead to Hypertension, Says Expert

On 23/May/2019 / In Articles

Consultant physician and cardiologist, as well as the Group Medical Manager, Limi Hospitals, Dr. Iseko Iseko, has revealed that sedentary lifestyle, which is also at par with smoking, has been found to be one of the ma[...]

Societal Pressure Driving more Youths to Commit Suicide — Psychiatrist

On 23/May/2019 / In Articles

A former Chief Medical Officer of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Hospital in Yaba, Lagos, Dr Idowu Malomo, has attributed the rising suicide rate among young Nigerians to pressure from the society and their res[...]

77 Radiotherapy Machines, Over 1m Boreholes - How 8th Senate’s N70.6bn Running Cost Could Have Transformed Nigeria

On 23/May/2019 / In Articles

Each senator in the 8th assembly got a monthly running cost of N13.5 million. This was aside the basic salary and other allowances that they received. Since there are 109 senators, their running cost amounted to N1.47[...]

Suicide: Student Reportedly Takes Own Life After Failing MBBCH Exam In Bayelsa

On 22/May/2019 / In Articles

A 300 Level student of the Niger Delta University, NDU, Bayelsa State, Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, has allegedly taken his own life by suicide. Ebiweni, it was learnt jumped into the Amassoma River, Southern Ijaw local govern[...]

Man Shoots Himself In The Heart With A Crossbow - But Survives After Emergency Surgery

On 22/May/2019 / In Articles

An Italian man shot himself through the heart with a crossbow bolt, but survived and is now recovering in hospital. The 47-year-old, who has not been named, had been handling the weapon in a village in Aosta province,[...]

Healthcare Provider Struggling With A Rapist Injured In Kano

On 22/May/2019 / In Articles

A healthcare provider has incurred a deep knife wound on her neck while resisting being raped.   The Kano State Police arrested a 20-year-old man called Bashir Yahaya over his attempt to rape the nurse at her[...]

Regular Medical Checkup can Prevent Depression, says Nursing Expert

On 22/May/2019 / In Articles

A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide. Opakunle, Head of the Nursing Unit,[...]

Interventional Radiology can Treat Budd-Chiari Syndrome, says Majekodunmi

On 22/May/2019 / In Articles

The Medical Director, Euracare Multi-Specialist Hospital, Lagos, Dr Tosin Majekodunmi, has said that interventional radiology treatment can be the first-line care option for a wide variety of conditions, such as blocke[...]

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