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 Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

One in nine deaths due to heart failure-Research

A new study, conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in Dallas, has found that heart failure was responsible for one in nine deaths, warning on the growing risks of heart failure across More...

By admin On Friday, February 24th, 2017

300 Million People Suffer Depression, 800,000 Commit Suicide Yearly-WHO

More than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, which is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease, according to the World Health More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Consumption of fruits and vegetables reduces lung disease risk-Study finds

Feeding on fruits and vegetables has got a lot of health benefits for the human system. Although some heavy consumers might regard them less, due to their inability to fill the stomach like other food items, but More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Pharmacy Grad Seeks N.8m For Health Promotion in Kebbi

 A young pharmacist graduate has called on pharmacy professionals and other well-meaning Nigerians for financial assistance to help improve health conditions in five local communities in Kebbi States. Pharm. Rosalie More...

By admin On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Information is key in winning the war against cancer-Pfizer

For the prevalence of cancer incidences to be drastically reduced, information dissemination on the prevention and management of the disease has been identified as crucial element. This remark was made as Pfizer More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

AHAPN takes campaign against drug abuse to Yaba Market

Poised to stem the ugly tide of drug abuse and misuse in the country, members of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) Lagos State branch, besieged the Yaba Market on Wednesday, More...

By OLa Aboderin On Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Curbing The Carnage of Cancer in Nigeria

The day was 5 September 2009, and the news slowly filtered in. First, it appeared to be just a rumour. Then the reality dawned. Gani Fawehinmi, the iconic human rights lawyer and seemingly indefatigable advocate More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

REVEALED: How to Remedy Your Vision Impairment with Vitamins

The eyes are a pair of indispensable parts of the body, which enables our daily affairs, without which movement will be difficult. It is however unfortunate to know that as crucial as these organs are, some persons More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

President Buhari Pledges to Implement Universal Health Insurance Policy In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to reverse the general out of pocket payment for healthcare in the country, assuring the masses of a robust healthcare insurance programme, to take off soonest. The president More...