Drug abusers commit passive suicide — Expert

The Head, Mental Health Department, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Dr Ifedilichukwu Uchendu, has disclosed that those who abuse drugs are  “committing passive suicide,” as there is no reason or justification for taking hard substances. Dr. Uchendu, who is also the founder of Centre for Information and Prevention of Mental Diseases (CIPMED), More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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FG rolls out free surgeries in FCT

Ajuma Edwina Ogiri Abuja Federal Government has rolled out free surgical operations for residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),  through the Federal Ministry of Health. The free health package came through More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Bad practices

Dr. Biodun Ogungbo Way back during my training, we were sent to the Island Maternity hospital in Lagos for a labour ward posting. This was sometime in the late 80’s before we left medical school. I swear we were More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Fish and your health: What you need to know

By Abolude Yusuf Nutrition is a must for every human being; what we ingest should be driven by knowledge rather than intrinsic hunger zeal in us. Hence the need to know about an animal food of increasing global More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Bladder care for children

Kids Health Daytime wetting affects about 1 in 75 children over the age of 5 and is more common in girls. Daytime wetting can be embarrassing for your child and can be difficult to deal with, especially at school. More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Pacifiers: Are they good for your baby?

Kids Health The decision to use a pacifier or not is up to you. Consider the do’s and don’ts of giving your baby a pacifier, and how to help him or her break the habit. Most babies have a strong sucking reflex. More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Healthcare delivery: Private medical practitioners lament double taxation, levies

By Ajuma Ogiri Abuja The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN), has criticised multiple taxation and levies on private medical establishments, saying it is hampering the delivery More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Shortage of staff hits Mararaba medical center

By Godwin Tyonongu Abuja The medical superintendent, Mararaba Gurku Medical Centre (MGMC), Dr. Atai Gabriel, has appealed for the lifting of embargo on employment in the state, to enable the medical facility have More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Sugars and decay: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Sugars are the main culprit when it comes to dental decay. Bacteria in your mouth produce organic acids from dietary sugars that concentrate in dental plaque, the sticky whitish film that collects on surfaces of More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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6 tips for child eye protection, safety

Kids Health Vision is something many take for granted until something goes wrong with it.  Eye problems can be especially difficult for children, who rely on their eyesight to read the chalkboard in school (more More...

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