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Designer baby fears grow
Designer baby Health IVF

Designer baby fears grow

PHOTO: IVF babble *New test that can predict IVF embryos’ risk of having low IQ slammed by experts *Critics raise red alert sex test could fuel rise in sex-selection abortions, birth defects In vitro fertilisation (IVF) clinics may soon use a controversial screening technique to get rid of embryos, which […]

Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths
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Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths

[FILE PHOTO] Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEHPON) has called on the Federal Ministry of Health as well as the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to implement policies, laws and interventions that would strengthen […]

Uncertainty over Akinyele’s health
Chief Alex Akinyele Health Metro News Nigeria Obafemi Awolowo University

Uncertainty over Akinyele’s health

former Information Minister, Chief Alex Akinyele There were unconfirmed reports, yesterday, about the state of health of former Information Minister, Chief Alex Akinyele, who is 80. Akinyele, born to Pa Akinyele a soldier and an ex-serviceman, attended all Saints Primary School Ondo, Gboluji Grammar School Ile-Oluji and St. Andrew’s College […]

Online platform seeks to improve disease diagnosis, treatment, reduce death by 10%
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Online platform seeks to improve disease diagnosis, treatment, reduce death by 10%

website Stack Diagnostics, Nigeria’s first molecular diagnostics and personalised medicine company has launched DiagnoseMe.Africa, an online platform that provides diagnostics and treatment tools for healthcare providers in Africa. According to the company, the diagnostic platform provides over 300 specialist tests across a wide range of conditions such as genetic disorders, […]

Advocacy, prevention key to healthy life, says Adewole
Features Health Nigerian Institute of Medical Research NIMR Oladipo Akinkugbe Prof Isaac Adewole

Advocacy, prevention key to healthy life, says Adewole

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that advocacy and preventive measures can help the nation attain universal health coverage. He reiterated the efforts of the government in making health care accessible and affordable citing that private sector has a great […]

Living with and managing sickle cell disease
Features Health Muideen Bakare sickle cell disease Timileyin Edwins

Living with and managing sickle cell disease

Creating awareness on sickle cell anemia • Stigmatisation Worsening Pains, Travails Of Persons Living With Sickle Cell Disease • Nigeria Now World’s Capital Of SCD • Victims Of Genetic Disorder Clamour For More Haematology Clinics Timileyin Edwins is the co-founder of CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative (SCI) a non-governmental organisation (NGO). […]