Cases of various forms of cancer, the deadly disease seen by many as death sentence, have been on the rise. Although experts have not been able to pinpoint the exact cause or causes of cancer, some believe that diet could be playing a very important role in cancer formation.Read More
NEWS of the death of Professor Dora AKunyili came to most Nigerians as a rude shock. More confounding to many of them was the report that such a high profile stakeholder in the health industry died of cancer. But she was not alone as many notable Nigerians and thousands from other West African countries have died from the dreaded disease.Read More
The increasing wave of sexual assault in Nigeria is raising concern. Reports show increase in child sexual abuse/molestation, rape and other forms of sexual violence. The seeming increase may not be unconnected with increased public awareness about sexual assault as an important health problem.Read More
Got kidney problem?
Don’t hop into that US/Europe-bound plane. Go to Ondo! Yes, the Kidney Care Centre located within the Medical Village, Laje, Ondo, Ondo State. Learn from the many mighty men who have fallen in this clime, in search of elusive cure in foreign lands.
There is so much shouting from the sittingroom. What is it all about? Mummy! Mummy! Mummy! Why can’t one have peace in this house? David’s mother shouted back.Read More
By Sola Ogundipe A lump on the testicleTesticular cancer is the most common cancer in men aged 20 to 35. Nearly 2,000 men are diagnosed with testicular cancer each year in the UK, and regular self-examination is recommended. If you notice a lump or abnormality in your testicles, first thing to do is see your doctor.
Diabetes mellitus is a sugar, as glucose is a type /class of sugar. The condition can damage many body parts including the heart, vessels eyes kidneys and literarily could affect all body organs. The incidence in the general population is rising at an alarming rate.Read More
“No child should be born with HIV; no child should be an orphan because of HIV; no child should die due to lack of access to treatment.” This famous 2010 quote by Ebube Sylvia Taylor, an 11-year-old Nigerian born free of HIV, speaks volumes. It was made during a meeting of world leaders in New
Adults who watch television three hours or more at a stretch daily may double their risk of premature death compared to those who watch less television.
A new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, found that increase in the trend of major sedentary behaviour such as televison viewing, was commensurate with increase in premature death from almost all other causes.Read More
IN line with efforts to address the growing problem of maternal mortality and morbidity arising from adverse maternal and foetal effects of micronutrient deficiency in pregnant women in Nigeria, pregnant women and all women of reproductive age have been urged to ensure adequate intake of nutrients that will guarantee their optimal health and that of their babies.Read More