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NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Health of Nigerians

On 17/Oct/2019

Director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, has said that the agency is committed to safeguard the health of Nigerians as it is cha[...]

Monkeypox Hits Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom

On 17/Oct/2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. The resurgence comes two years after the index case was reported in the country. Whi[...]

Menopause: Weight Management and Conception (2)

On 16/Oct/2019

Hormones involved in weight maintenance include the following:   Oestrogen: This is the female sex hormone that is responsible for causing monthly ovulation. During menopause, your oestrogen level declines rap[...]

Unclean Mouth Can Cause Heart Disease – Don

On 16/Oct/2019

The Dean of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Oyinkansola Sofola, has cautioned Nigerians on mouth hygiene. Sofola stated this during the 13th Faculty Conference and third[...]

Experts Seek Eye Test before School Admission

On 16/Oct/2019

Stakeholders in the eye care sector have called on the Ekiti State Government to make eye screening a prerequisite for admission into public schools in the state. They said such was necessary to prevent needless blindn[...]

‘Mental Illness Treatable if Detected Early’

On 16/Oct/2019

The Chairman, Board of Directors of Olashore International School, Prince Abimbola Olashore, has said that mental illness is treatable if detected early. He said this during the Mental Health Awareness initiative of th[...]

Foundation Partners Global Fund on HIV Self-Testing Method

On 16/Oct/2019

The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation has announced an investment of $25 million to the Global Fund dedicated to scaling the HIV self-testing method. The fund will be made available to a few countries that wi[...]

Rising Cases of Suicides beyond Mental Illness – CMD

On 16/Oct/2019

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Neuro- Psychiatric Hospital, Kware in Sokoto State, Dr Shehu Sale, has advised Nigerians to consider rising suicide cases as subjects of global concern caused by lifestyle-induced ch[...]

Reddington Boosts Survival of Preterm Babies with NICU

On 16/Oct/2019

Reddington Multi-specialist  Hosiptal has recently unveiled a level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to boost the survival rates of preterm babies. The Head of the Paediatric Unit at the hospital, Dr Olajide Ojo, sa[...]

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