Baby with hydrocephalus (A tale of two Heads)

I met the baby on the ward. She was blind, deaf and unable to feed. Her head was as huge as a big watermelon and definitely too big for her neck. She could not sit, stand or walk at the age of 16 months. She was in a sorry state. Apparently, the baby developed hydrocephalus (too much water on the brain) following a bout of meningitis at a very early More...

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By Sandra Ifebuzor On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Why women must prioritise their health before family

Survey reveals most women lack information on ovarian cancer symptoms Women all around the world are known for their tender, passionate and caring spirit, which is generally seen as merit to them. However, a study More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Experts Warn Against the Use of Antibiotics in Pregnancy

…  Say it reduces baby’s immunity Pregnant mothers have been warned to desist from the use of antibiotics in pregnancy, as it has been found to weaken baby’s immune system According to the study conducted More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Early moments matter for children’s brain development – UNICEF

UNICEF today launched #EarlyMomentsMatter, a new campaign supported by the LEGO Foundation to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences More...

By admin On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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A Dose of Progesterone Could Prevent Recurrent Miscarriage

The lead author of the study, Dr. Mary D. Stephenson, explained that recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is a clinical condition that occurs when a woman has two or more failed pregnancies within the first 4-6 weeks More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Ambode’s Wife Canvasses Reduction In Child And Maternal Mortality

In a bid to stem the tide on the recurrent death of mother and child during delivery, the First Lady of Lagos State, Mrs Bolanle Ambode has taken the campaign against infant and maternal mortality to the Ikorodu More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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How To Cope With Depression In Pregnancy

It is a general belief that pregnant women often nag and prone to depression. Studies have however validated it that a significant percentage of pregnant women say 70 per cent are either anxious or depressed, The More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Is bending over in pregnancy safe?

There have been divergent views on the best posture in pregnancy, as regards picking objects from the floor. One school of thought says bending over in pregnancy poses a lot of risk to the bundle of joy, while another More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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Studies reveal antibiotics increase the risk of eczema in infants

Studies on almost 400,000 people found that giving antibiotics to infants increased their chance of developing the painful skin allergy by up to 41 per cent, and their risk of hay fever by up to 56 per cent. Children More...

By admin On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Women beware: One glass of alcoholic drink per day reduces fertility by 18%

Although this may sound incredible to lovers of wine and other alcoholic drinks, but a new study by Danish researchers have validated it that just one large glass of wine a day slashes a woman’s chance of conceiving. Experts More...