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Unsafe Drinking Water, Open Defecation Fuelling Child’s Death - UNICEF Nigeria, Experts

On 25/May/2019 / In Articles

Unsafe drinking water, open defecation and poor hygiene are said to be a few of the factors behind under-5 death in Nigeria. Recent facts from UNICEF showed that about 80 million Nigerians are in dire need of an impr[...]

New Autism Drug Improves Empathy, Social Skills

On 24/May/2019 / In Articles

A new autism drug has successfully improved sufferers’ social skills in both adults and children, scientists have revealed. Two studies showed a new molecular approach was capable of helping people with the dis[...]

How Older Fathers Put Health of Partners, Unborn Children at Risk

On 24/May/2019 / In Articles

Men who delay starting a family have a ticking “biological clock” — just like women — that may affect the health of their partners and children, according to Rutgers researchers.   The[...]

Fast Walkers Live up to 15 Years Longer

On 24/May/2019 / In Articles

Fast walkers may live longer than dawdlers – regardless of their weight, a new study suggests. Researchers at Leicester University analyzed data on 474,919 people with an average age of 52 in the UK Biobank betwe[...]

How to Prevent Brain Damage, By WHO

On 24/May/2019 / In Articles

People should exercise more, eat a healthy diet and cut down on alcohol to reduce their risk of dementia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. In its advice for people trying to avoid the brain disorder, the Unite[...]

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[...]

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