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A team of researchers in a new study presented at the 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society has said frequent urination in the night, called nocturia, may be linked to hypertension and high salt intake. Nocturia is a condition in which people wake up during the night because they need to urinate. […]

A new research has revealed that children from low-income backgrounds, where parents have a low level of education, have weaker brain activity and are more likely to be distracted. The Lead researcher, Prof John Spencer, from the University of East Anglia’s School of Psychology and his team studied the brain function of children aged between […]

Millions of women around the world who want to prevent pregnancy are unable to access contraception, the UN said on Wednesday. According to the State of World Population report from the UN Population Fund, in spite of increases in the number of women using modern contraceptives, reproductive rights are still out of reach for many […]

Eleven medical doctors are facing trials at the Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal. The doctors are facing charges of alleged professional misconduct. It is the first session of the tribunal. The tribunal has the mandate to address and discipline any medical practitioner whose action falls short of Medical professional ethics.

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has declared a state of public health concern on maternal newborn and child death occurring at the primary health centres. Similar declaration is expected in states in the next few days to track maternal and child mortality. Nigeria has one of the worst records in maternal and […]

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