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  • I think 17 is too young to be on the pill

    October 18, 2017 12:17 AM 6

    My son is in his first year at the university and he recently brought home a girlfriend who is currently seeking admission into a university. My son is 19 and the girl is 17. We hadn’t really given him any sex education and we broached the subject after the girl had gone, as we didn’t want to have to cope with any unwanted pregnancies. be having sex, it is a great

  • Yellow Fever: Kwara vaccinates 200,000 people in 3 days

    October 16, 2017 10:20 AM 14

    The Kwara Government said on Monday that no fewer than 200,000 people have been vaccinated within three days of the ongoing yellow fever reactive vaccination in the state. Dr Sulaiman Alege, the Commissioner for Health, who gave the figure to newsmen in Ilorin, said 960,000 doses of the vaccine would be administered in nine communities in the state

  • Forced monkeypox vaccination rumour baseless, says Bayelsa

    October 13, 2017 5:50 PM 40

    Bayelsa state government has described rumours of forced vaccination against monkeypox in the state as baseless. The government also called for the suspension of all forms of medical outreach programmes carried out in schools across the state. Unverified reports had said the Nigeria army was forcefully vaccinating school pupils against the monkeypox

  • 5 Foods To Deal With Heart Diseases

    October 13, 2017 3:05 PM 21

    The reason heart disease has become so common is that of poor lifestyle choices, including a poor diet. Junk food can contribute to the onset of heart disease. The good news is that, since a poor diet can cause heart disease, a healthy, balanced diet can help you avoid it. Want to reduce your risk of developing heart disease? These foods should be shared

  • FG’s ban of doctors’ private practice violates human rights – Ogunnubi

    October 12, 2017 1:08 PM 17

    Ibadan – The Federal Government’s ban of doctors in full time employment in the public service from private practice has been described as a gross violation of fundamental human rights. Dr Olusegun Ogunnubi, a former Publicity Secretary, Lagos State chapter, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), made the assertion on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency

  • VIDEO: Doctors threaten to strike, demand for 48 million

    October 10, 2017 9:30 AM 17

    Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Medical workers have threatened to take industrial action if the government does not work towards finding solutions to their grievances. The medical workers who yesterday gathered at Mulago hospital for their annual general meeting, are demanding to have their salaries reviewed and their working conditions improved

  • Minamata Disease: The case of Shinobu Sakamoto of Japan

    October 9, 2017 1:38 AM 30

    Symptoms of the disease include ataxia, numbness in the hands and feet, general muscle weakness, narrowing of the field of vision and damage to hearing and speech and also causes birth defects. One of the victims of Minamata disease is attending the 1st meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Minamata Convention on mercury (“COP 1”), Shinobu Sakamoto

  • World Mental Health Day: private mental hospital administers free screening

    October 8, 2017 7:04 PM 22

    The Retreat Healthcare, an Ikorodu, Lagos-based Nigerian purpose built private mental hospital, will hold a mental awareness and free mental health screening on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10: am to mark the World Mental Health Day which is always celebrated on that same day worldwide. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the World Mental

  • BREAKING: Monkeypox recorded in Akwa Ibom

    October 8, 2017 12:05 PM 18

    The Monkeypox viral disease has spread to Akwa Ibom state and has been confirmed by the state government. The Punch reports that Mr Charles Udoh who is the commissioner for information and strategy on Sunday, October 8. He said that one case of the disease has been discovered while two other suspects are under investigation. The cases were reportedly

  • BEWARE…Terms and conditions you may NOT know about TSTV

    October 2, 2017 2:17 PM 22

    A new pay TV service TVST is in town, after launching yesterday, 1st October. Lots of people are already excited on everything about TSTV. Meanwhile,there are lots of speculations going on how TSTV services would be delivered and particularly many people out there don’t really understand the nature of services that TSTV promises and hence the wrong information