How To Cope With Depression In Pregnancy


  It is generally believed that pregnant women nag and are prone to depression whenever they are in state. Studies have however validated it that a percentage of pregnant women say 70 per cent are either anxious or depressed, The Scientific World Journal stated. Although it was once believed that pregnancy hormones could protect a mother-to-be More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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

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...

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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...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Stakeholders canvass for exclusive breast feeding

The need for a six-month exclusive breastfeeding for babies was re-echoed at the 2016 World Breastfeeding Contest organised by AfriBaby Initiative. The event which held at MRC Hall, Lagos State University Teaching More...

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By admin On Monday, August 8th, 2016

FMC Bida Delivers 2nd Baby with 600 Grams Birth Weight

(By Boade Akinola) The Federal Medical Center, Bida, has recorded another uncommon medical feat of delivering and managing another baby with 600gms baby weight. The Honourable Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie More...

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By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Revealed: How sucking of thumb and nail biting prevents allergies

Good news to all parents, whose children are in the habits of thumb sucking and nailing biting, as the habits could be tagged “blessings in disguise”, with the latest research finding revealing  that children More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, July 4th, 2016

How stretching reduces menopausal signs and depression

Are you a woman of menopausal age or someone very close to you is? If your answer is in the affirmative, then here lies some tips to ease women of menopausal symptoms. Scientists have recently found that stretching More...

By admin On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Incidence of hearing and speech impairment in children born by caesarian section

(OBSERVATIONS AT THE NIGERIAN ARMY AUDIOLOGICAL CENTER, LAGOS) (By Matthew Abe, BSc, BPharm.) Caesarian Section is the procedure by which a surgeon cuts through the abdomen and uterus of a pregnant woman to bring More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

WHO/PAHO and partners set out Zika strategic response plan for the next 18 months

WHO/PAHO and partners have set out their strategic response to Zika which will place a greater focus on preventing and managing medical complications caused by Zika virus infection. To date, US$121.9 million are More...