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U.S FDA Approves First Postpartum Depression Drug

On 20/Mar/2019

For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. On Tu[...]

The Healthiest Water To Drink: Is There Such A Thing?

On 20/Mar/2019

The science is clear: Staying hydrated and drinking enough water has health benefits.   Hydration can help lubricate and cushion joints, protect sensitive tissues in your body, flush out waste and keep your im[...]

Edo boosts health care reforms with N100m

On 20/Mar/2019

The Edo State Government said it had paid N100m as a counterpart fund for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr David Osifo, disclosed this at a workshop on health workforce regist[...]

Ondo trains 100 workers in primary health care

On 20/Mar/2019

The Ondo State Government, in partnership with the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, has trained no fewer than 100 workers of the state Primary Healthcare Board.   The government said the training was nece[...]

Quality sleep boosts immunity — Consultant

On 20/Mar/2019

A Consultant on Mental Health and Sleep Physician with the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr Adefemi Adeoye, has urged Nigerians to strive to get adequate sleep daily by ensuring that the depth and duration[...]

‘Avoid uncontrolled use of pain killer drugs’

On 20/Mar/2019

A consultant nephrologist in the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Dr Enajite Okaka, has cautioned against excessive intake of pain killer drugs.   Okaka, during the celebration of World Kidney Day last T[...]

The career woman and childbearing delay: A clinical view

On 20/Mar/2019

  The International Women’s Day is marked globally on March 8 to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme is ‘Pledge for Parity,’ a[...]

FG’ll prioritise health expenditure in 2019 — Udoma

On 20/Mar/2019

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said despite dwindling revenue, the Federal Government would continue to prioritise health expenditure. The minister gave the assurance at the[...]

Lassa fever, meningitis, cholera killed 156 Nigerians in 2019 — NCDC

On 20/Mar/2019

No fewer than 156 Nigerians have died of Lassa fever, meningitis and cholera so far in 2019, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.   The agency added that since the onset of the 2019 Lassa fever[...]

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