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‘Childhood Trauma May Affect a Child’s Brain’

On 10/Apr/2019 / In Articles

A two-year observational study of 110 patients has revealed that  early life trauma may affect the structure of the brain in a way that makes clinical depression more likely to be severe and recurrent.  [...]

I am Diagnosed with Hydronephrosis

On 10/Apr/2019 / In Articles

I want to commend you for your write-up last week on kidney stones. My family and I, as well as members of my office learnt a lot from it. Kindly note that I am suffering from hydronephrosis at the moment, and wish you[...]

How Nutrition Helps in Preventing Cancer - Experts

On 10/Apr/2019 / In Articles

Experts have said that nutrition has a key role in tackling the burden of cancer in the country.   They said it does not only reduce the risk of the disease but also helps those who already have it to beat it.[...]

Chronic Constipation can be a Significant Cause of Illness (2)

On 10/Apr/2019 / In Articles

  For some people, chronic constipation means infrequent bowel movements for weeks at a time, while others believe chronic constipation means straining or having difficulty passing stools.   According t[...]

What to Know About Meningitis

On 09/Apr/2019 / In Articles

It is the dry season again, the period during which the country usually experiences cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak.   According to the epidemiological report released  by the  Nigeria Centre for D[...]

Bariatric Surgery Vital to Achieving Sustained Weight Loss — Okaro

On 09/Apr/2019 / In Articles

To achieve significant and sustained weight loss and live a healthy lifestyle, a Consultant and Laparoscopic surgeon with Euracare Multi-Specialist Hospital, Lagos, Dr Abuchi Okaro, has stressed the need for people who[...]

‘Massages Help to Regulate Blood Pressure’

On 09/Apr/2019 / In Articles

The founder of Spectrum Beauty Academy, Nigeria and Bnatural Spa, Mrs Pamela Olatunji, has highlighted the need for people to get professional massages, stating that it plays a vital role in regulating blood pressure.[...]

Autism is not a Spiritual Problem, Says Psychiatrist

On 09/Apr/2019 / In Articles

The Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, Dr Oluyemi Ogun, has stressed the need for people to stop stigmatising children living with autism, saying that the neurological disorder was not a[...]

Abuse of Unusual Drugs

On 09/Apr/2019 / In Articles

Drug abuse, misuse, and addiction are major issues in society because of their immense personal, social and economic costs. They also have important mental health implications.   A very common misconception in[...]

Revolutionary Treatment May Prevent Blindness

On 09/Apr/2019 / In Articles

Acid attack victims could be saved from blindness after a ‘revolutionary’ treatment, which has been tested by scientists. The pioneering method uses an enzyme, which prevents stem cells – blank cells,[...]

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