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By admin On 17 Jun, 2018 At 09:22 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) saturday said it would monitor the expenditure and implementation of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance’s $1.03 billion to Nigeria to cater for healthcare service delivery, particularly, the primary health sector. GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations) recently announced new funding of about $1.03 billion to boost primary healthcare and immunisation […]

By admin On 3 Aug, 2016 At 01:37 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Weight loss is expected shortly after a baby is born. However, if it continues for a long period, it is important to find out its cause and do something to stop it.  Here are 5 reasons your baby is not gaining weight and suggestions on how to stop it. 1. Underfeeding. This is considered to […]

By admin On 2 Jun, 2016 At 01:18 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

The word “Africa” often evokes romantic images of elephants crossing the Kalahari, the thundering water at Victoria Falls, or panoramic views from Table Mountain. But an increasingly common sight for Africans — especially those in Nigeria — is that of smog, rubbish and polluted water, according to a new report. According to CNN, four of […]

By admin On 3 Nov, 2015 At 01:54 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Last week the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) cancer arm, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), announced that the consumption of processed and red meat is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer. Professor Vikash Sewram, the Director of the African Cancer Institute at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, who […]

By admin On 30 Oct, 2015 At 11:17 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

About 10% of women have never had an orgasm. The good news is, it is possible to learn to be orgasmic. The first and most important lesson is to practice developing a balance of tension and relaxation during sexual activity. So, how can you be both tense and relaxed at the same time? It’s a good […]

By admin On 15 Oct, 2015 At 01:28 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Latest data released by UNICEF has indicated that about 1.7 million Nigerian children under the age of five are severely and acutely malnourished, accounting for 10 per cent of the global total of malnourished children. With prices of foods skyrocketing, more hard times await Nigerian children as statistics available have shown that two out of […]

By admin On 10 Oct, 2015 At 01:10 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Stakeholders in poultry farming on Friday gathered to mark the World Egg Day to promote consumption of one-egg-per-day, saying cholesterol in egg prevents heart disease, breast cancer. The stakeholders which include: farmers, students, markets and egg merchants expressed the believe that that an egg has many nutritional benefits like protein, vitamins, and cholesterol, which can […]

By admin On 9 Oct, 2015 At 01:22 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said no new Ebola infections were reported in West Africa in the past week, bringing Sierra Leone closer to its goal of becoming Ebola-free in early November. It was the first week without any new cases since the epidemic started in March 2014. “Sierra Leone has seen no […]

By admin On 8 Oct, 2015 At 01:32 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Have you dropped potatoes like a hot potato because you think they aren’t healthy? If so, we have some news that may surprise you. Not only are potatoes delicious, inexpensive and versatile, they are a nutritious addition to any meal. Here are 5 good reasons to love your spuds! Nutritional Breakdown Of Potatoes One medium […]

By admin On 4 Oct, 2015 At 01:46 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Due to the fact that the anatomy of the teenage girl is still undergoing the process of maturity, abortion is considered too hazardous for girls within the teen bracket. Ruth ChojI  writes that despite the hazards associated with abortion at this stage, teen girls continue to   Brenda Adewale was in Junior Secondary School 2 when […]

By admin On 23 Sep, 2015 At 01:31 AM | Categorized As Health | With 0 Comments

Lagos—New incidences of bird flu have been recorded in Lagos state, with an estimated 60,000 birds already affected, the News Agency of Nigeria reports amid mounting fears and panic. Executive Secretary of the Poultry Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, Mr. Olugbenga Ogunsetan, confirmed this yesterday in Lagos. He said several poultry farms were affected […]