Brexit: no drugs for UK based patients
Feb24

Brexit: no drugs for UK based patients

By Talha Soluoko Word is there might be delay in getting new important drugs, including anti-cancer drugs for patients in the United Kingdom [UK], due to the Brexit issue. Ministers have been warned that if Britain withdraws from the European medicines regulatory body-European medicines agency [EMA], patients in the UK could face delays getting new drugs. Sir Alasdair Breckenridge, a former chairman of the medicines and healthcare...

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10 reasons why you could have a Caesarean section
Feb13

10 reasons why you could have a Caesarean section

Caesarean section, also known as C-section or CS is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies. C-section is often done when vaginal delivery will put the mother or baby or both at risk. Types of Caeserean section There are different classifications of Caeserean Section. C-section could be classified based on • Timing of the Caeserean section; Emergency CS is done when inducing or continuing labour will be harmful, CS should be...

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6 simple home remedies amazing mums use to bring down fever in children
Feb08

6 simple home remedies amazing mums use to bring down fever in children

What is a fever? Fever is the body’s natural response to infection. Fever is an indication that the immune system is working to fight an infection. What are the causes of fever? There are several causes of fever. Few include; Bacterial infections e.g meningitis, Pneumonia Viral infections e.g haemophilus influenzae infection Cancers eg lymphomas, leukaemias Heat exhaustion Extreme sunburn Some vaccines, such as the diphtheria,...

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Hypertension – high blood pressure essential facts and information
Jan07

Hypertension – high blood pressure essential facts and information

High blood pressure is very common. About 46% of Nigerians above 25 years of age have hypertension, and most of them do not know. Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates through your body. It is determined by both the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood...

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How to care for a teething child
Jan01

How to care for a teething child

What is teething? Teething is when your baby begins to grow his or her first set of teeth, usually called temporary or milk teeth. When does teething typically start? Some babies are born with their first teeth. Others start teething before they are 4 months old, and some after 12 months. But most babies start teething at around 6 months. In what order do baby teeth appear in? Babies’ teeth usually appear in the following order;...

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