Lassa fever – What You Should Know

It’s common knowledge that even though malaria occurs year-round in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, the highest number of cases occur during the rainy season....

Eating nuts lowers your risk for heart disease, cancer, and other...

People who like nuts now have research on their side showing the heart-healthy benefits of eating them regularly. Today there are even more compelling...

Does your “late bloomer” have Autism?

At a child’s birthday party I noticed a child who seemed to hang behind and wasn’t playing with the other kids. Judging by his...

Ebola rears its scary head again

Ebola rears its scary head again. Last week we were smacked with the news that there’s a fresh outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

Preventive Healthcare – An Investment For Life

Suppose someone gave you a hundred million naira, as a gift? Now, imagine that you are offered the chance to make a sound, sure...

What’s the big deal about worms?

 Do you know that the tummy pain and vomiting on and off that your child has had for a few weeks could quite possibly...

Malaria in Pregnancy

Did you know that Malaria is the cause of death in one out of every ten women who die from pregnancy-related conditions? Startling as that...

DEPRESSION

Did you know that depression results in more absenteeism than almost any other physical disorder and costs employers more than per year in absenteeism...

Top 4 holiday safety tips for children

It’s heartbreaking, but in Africa, if a child manages to survive dangerous infectious diseases in the first five years of life, the next obstacle...

Cervical health – More than cervical cancer prevention

When the subject of cervical health comes up, cervical cancer (cancer of the cervix) is what springs to mind. However, other cervical health problems...