48m Nigerians at Risk of River Blindness – Expert

On 22/Jul/2019 / In Articles

An Ophthalmologist, Dr. Valentina Ideh, has raised the alarm that about 40 million Nigerians are at risk of contracting river blindness (Onchocerca volvulus) in the country. Dr Ideh, who lectures at the National Postgr[...]

Overcoming Our Stressors

On 22/Jul/2019 / In Articles

You may have heard that popular saying “get away from it all.” It’s not that you’re not running away from your problems, so much as you’re mindfully withdrawing yourself to seize the oppor[...]

Strong, White Teeth Good for Self-Esteem, Health

On 22/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Dentist at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Bimbo Akindele in this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU said the teeth colour is of cosmetic importance and any changes in the structures will lead to alteration[...]

Ectopic Pregnancy: Gynaecologists Advise Prompt Medical Consultation, Presentation

On 20/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Some Gynaecologists on Friday advised women of child-bearing age to promptly seek medical consultation in treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) to prevent Ectopic pregnancy incidence. The gynaecologists in the[...]

Reduce Maternal Mortality, Consider Women’s Rights’

On 20/Jul/2019 / In Articles

The Executive Director of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre, WARDC, Dr Abiola Afolabi has said maternal mortality can be successfully reduced if Nigeria put women’s rights at the Centre of the equ[...]

How American Doctors Helped 6 Blind Persons Regain Their Sight

On 20/Jul/2019 / In Articles

In a world-first that offers hope to millions of patients, five men and one woman have regained vision after years of ‘living in the dark.” They had electrode chips planted in the visual cortex at the back[...]

Management of Pneumonia in Children

On 19/Jul/2019 / In Articles

A six-year-old girl started coughing. She was also bringing up a lot of mucous and her breathing was becoming quite fast and noisy. She was taken to the hospital and was diagnosed with pneumonia based on these symptoms[...]

Why IVF will always be Expensive – Gynaecologist

On 18/Jul/2019 / In Articles

The Medical Director, Bridge Clinic, Lagos, Dr Toyin Ajayi, has said In Vitro Fertilisation will always be expensive except the quality of the procedure would be compromised.   In an interview with our corresp[...]

Mental Health Consequences of Sexual Assault

On 18/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Sexual assault is an emotionally charged issue with medical, social, political and legal undertones.  Many definitions abound depending on the circumstance and context of the assault. The terms childhood sexual ab[...]

Make Fitness a Family Affair

On 18/Jul/2019 / In Articles

The road to fitness can be a lonely one, a lifestyle that is very difficult for a lot of people to start and one that’s easy to quit. There are a number of ways to stay motivated: make your journey public, tell f[...]

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