Parents, guardians and the government at all levels have been charged to take actions towards promoting children’s oral health. This is as poor oral health has been linked to low self-esteem, poor social skills and school absenteeism in children, the President of the Nigerian Dental Association (NDA), Dr Evelyn Eshikena revealed. Speaking during the 2019 […]
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For Stella Haruna, the pain started after breaking a bone in a plate of pepper soup she was served at a party. The pain became worse over the night and she was forced to go the dentist where she was told that she had broken a tooth. Mrs Ngozi Nwanchukwu always avoids drinking or eating […]
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Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Health and nutrition experts have tipped proper breastfeeding as a panacea for the spate of infant mortality in Nigeria. Nutrition Officer, Oyo State Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Khadijat Alarape, stated this in Ibadan during a two-day South West media workshop with the theme: “Improving Health Outcomes for Children in Oyo State Through Accelerated Action […]
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Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, Chief Medical Director (CMD) Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH)
Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, Chief Medical Director (CMD), Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), says the hospital offered free Lassa fever treatment to poor families as part of their “call to duty”.
Okogbenin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in
Abortion subsidy: U.S. to stop paying ‘to kill unborn babies’ – Pompeo
The U.S. will further clamp down on the use of foreign aid for non-governmental organisations that support abortions or work with groups that help women access the medical service, an official said.The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on
Sodiq Abubakar (not real name) was not going to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; it was prayers answered for him and he was ready to deploy all his resources to get
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Sugary drinks linked with cardiovascular disease
A new research has linked sugar-sweetened drinks with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.The study published in the journal Circulation, a publication of the American Heart Association (AHA) showed that when people consumed more sugary drinks, their risk of death rose accordingly.
The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Prof Babatunde Salako, has said that Nigeria would only sustain the gains it has achieved against HIV/AIDS if the Federal government takes full responsibility for funding HIV/AIDS programmes in the country.
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A Texas woman has met her untimely death after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police has said.Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, which was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,”
Adamawa State Ministry of Health has said about 1.1 million children were immunised against polio in a four-day exercise. The ministry’s information Officer, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed said the immunisation exercise was aimed at vaccinating all children under age five, whether previously immunised or not. Commending donor agencies and the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Halima Atiku […]
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