Health

Bauchi has worst burden of malnutrition in Northern Nigeria- Expert

By Ahmed Ahmed A Professor of Pediatric and Community Health,University of Maiduguri ,Hashiru Garba, says Bauchi state has the worst record burden of Malnutrition in Northern Nigeria. Garba who spoke on behalf of Consortium of development partners working on advocacy for nutrition in Northern Nigeria, made the disclosure at the fourth quarter meeting of the …

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Health personnel lauds CSOs, Media for their efforts in scaling up of nutrition in Bauchi

Health personnel Managing Community of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in health facilities of Bauchi state have commended Civil Society Organisations CSOs and the Media for working to Improve Nutrition in the state. Malam Nasiru Jika Officer in charge of Miri district Primarily Health care,speaking on behalf of the CMAM centers made the commendation when the CSOs …

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World Humanitarian Day 2019: MAMA Centre celebrates Humanitarian Women, calls for safe operation spaces

As the world commemorates the World Humanitarian Day 2019, the Mothers and Marginalised Advocacy (MAMA) Centre honours humanitarian efforts and support by Women Humanitarians, who passionately propagate the idea of supporting people in crisis worldwide. While we acknowledge the unique role of women in peace and conflict resolution, we commend and celebrate the dogged contributions …

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FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig’s BRAIN ‘back to life’

[ad_1] Scientists have been able to partially revive the brains of decapitated pigs that died four hours earlier in a groundbreaking study.  Experts used tubes that pumped a chemical mixture designed to mimic blood into the decapitated heads of 32 pigs to restore circulation and cellular activity. Echoing Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein, billions of …

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Fresh red meat could be safe to eat for SEVEN weeks, which could lead to shake-up, study suggests

[ad_1] Fresh red meat could be safe to eat after 50 DAYS in the fridge: Beef, pork and lamb are edible for weeks as long as they are chilled below 46F (8C), study finds New research shows botulism bacteria not present at toxic level for first 49 days Study could revolutionise industry by changing sell-by …

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Mother with varicose veins so painful she struggled to walk was refused NHS treatment TWELVE times

[ad_1] A woman with varicose veins so painful she broke down and cried to her GP for treatment was told only to come back when they had caused open sores. Shannon Hutchinson, 30, from Telford, Shropshire, was unable to walk upstairs due to being in agony from the common condition. The mother-of-two gained weight because …

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Planned C-sections are £400 cheaper than vaginal births for the NHS, finds study 

[ad_1] Delivering a baby by a planned caesarean section is cheaper for the NHS than a vaginal birth, research suggests.   Experts claim around £400 could be saved, once all compensation costs are taken into consideration.  The majority of expectant mothers are being denied a C-section, despite official guidelines saying they should have the choice. This is …

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Heartwarming footage shows a toddler ‘who was born with BACKWARDS LEGS’ walking

[ad_1] Heartwarming footage shows a toddler who was born with backwards legs walking, running and playing following life-changing surgery. Victoria Komada was born with the one-in-a-million defect tibial hemimelia, which caused her to have a missing shinbone in her right leg and a shortened one in her left limb. Eight specialists warned the three-year-old’s parents Marzena …

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Girl, 11, dies after a severe allergic reaction to TOOTHPASTE that contained a milk protein 

[ad_1] An 11-year-old girl died after she suffered an allergic reaction to toothpaste and her mother is now warning other parents about the importance of reading labels. Denise Saldate, from West Covina, California, who had a dairy allergy, went into anaphylactic shock from a milk protein in a prescription toothpaste. She had been given the …

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