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Breast Cancer: Oncologist Discovers New Treatment Method Away from Cutting

A Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Oludare Adeyemi has uncovered a new method of treatment of breast cancer away from the conventional cutting of the breast. While advising women to go for regular screening for early detection of the disease, Adeyemi who disclosed this in Benin City...

Adolescents pregnancy among girls aged 15-19 gives group sleepless nights

By our Taraba correspondent Sad that in Nigeria, teenage or adolescent pregnancy among girls aged 15-19 years constitutes a considerable health risk resulting in high maternal deaths and morbidity, the need for Corp members serving in secondary schools and tertiary institutions to help...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: how a baby should sleep

By Akinlabi Bisola Putting a baby to sleep on the stomach especially during the first few months of life is a very common practice, the act is claimed to make the child more comfortable and sleep long which is a myth and could...

Nigeria launches chemotherapy programme to cut cancer treatment cost

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians living with cancer will now save up to 50 percent of treatment cost as it launches a pioneer Chemotherapy Access Treatment Programme. The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, while launching the CAP at the National...

Frequent sex frees women, young girls from depression, says Psychiatrist

Maintaining a good sex life will avert psychiatric disorders and emotional imbalance, says a Nigerian psychiatric, Dr Maymunah Kadiri. She said women who enjoy active sex life and in long term relationships are unlikely to be depressed than women who are under-sex or without...

Complementary feeding: what your infant really needs.

After the recommended 6months exclusive breastfeeding feeding comes complementary feeding, WHO defined complementary feeding is the transition from exclusive breastfeeding to FAMILY FOOD, the word is capitalized for those that think complementary feeding is just pap with milk or other forms of tin baby...

A Toxic Workplace Turns Women Into Worse Mothers, Study Finds

The occasional rude remark is bound to occur in any office setting. Sadly, a new study finds that women who are subjected to incivility and harsh words in the workplace are more likely to engage in stricter, more authoritarian parenting practices at home that...

Study: Drinking Artificially-Sweetened Beverages During Pregnancy Boosts Child’s Obesity Risk

WASHINGTON — Drinking a Diet Sprite while you’re pregnant won’t necessarily lead to obesity for your child, but it can be a serious risk factor in some cases, a recent study finds. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that women who had gestational...

Untreated hypertension in pregnancy linked to heart disease

Researchers in Britain said high blood pressure during pregnancy increases a mother’s risk for future cardiovascular disease and death. According to the findings of a new study published in ‘Circulation,’ if left untreated, hypertension in pregnancy or pre-eclampsia could lead to life-threatening complications in both...

Birth control pills and teen depression possibly linked, study suggests

Teenage girls may be more prone to depression if they take birth control pills, a new study suggests. In a report published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, teenage girls — specifically 16-year-olds — who took birth control pills reported more depressive symptoms such as eating problems,...
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