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Transfusion Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO) By Abdulmuttalib Musa Maibasira, RN

On 21/Nov/2017 / In Articles

Definition: Transfusion associated circulatory overload (TACO) is an acute pulmonary edema associated with left atrial hypertension or volume overload related to blood transfusion. It is the commonest pulmonary complic[...]

Clearing Up The Confusion About Salt

On 21/Nov/2017 / In Articles

If you’re confused about salt, I’m not surprised. There’s been a steady back-and-forth on claims that reducing dietary sodium (which represents 40 percent of the salt molecule) is crucial to our well-[...]

Nigeria Has One Endocrinologist To 850,000 People

On 21/Nov/2017 / In Articles

Consultant Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Lagos, Dr Ifedayo Odeniyi, has said that less than 200 endocrinologists are currently practising in Nigeria.   Odeniyi, who raised the alarm[...]

Ms. Tomi Salami, Former Miss Tourism Sensitizes Children On Dental Health

On 21/Nov/2017 / In Articles

To ensure an improved oral health care among school children, former Miss Tourism, Ms. Tomi Salami, has called on Nigerian children to always brush twice daily even as she donated tooth brushes, pastes and dental floss[...]

Editorial: Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions, Re-think the Strike Option

On 20/Nov/2017 / In Articles

Workers in research institutions in the country embarked on an indefinite strike on Tuesday November 14, 2015. The three main unions involved in the industrial action are Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Ass[...]

Absence Of Vaccines Poses Security Risk To Nigerians: PSN

On 20/Nov/2017 / In Articles

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has raised the alarm over what it called unavailability of medicine and vaccines, saying the development poses huge security risk to the Nigerian populace.   To addr[...]

National Policy on Medical Oxygen in Health Facilities

On 20/Nov/2017 / In Articles

The National Policy on Medical Oxygen, the first of its kind in Nigeria, lays the foundation for the improvement of equitable access to medical oxygen in health facilities in Nigeria.   Indeed, access to quali[...]

An Infertility Choice – Egg Donation By Heidi Hayes

On 20/Nov/2017 / In Articles

If you’re struggling to get pregnant, you may have already tried fertility treatments like IUI and IVF without success. You might feel devastated, thinking your chance to conceive a child is over. Thankfully, the[...]

Women Really ARE Better Drivers: Scientists Say Men Make More Mistakes Because They Get Distracted Easily

On 20/Nov/2017 / In Articles

Women are often stereotyped as being bad drivers, but new research shows they are actually more competent than men behind the wheel. Young men, regular drivers and extroverted or neurotic people are more likely to be d[...]

Research: Want to live longer? Get A Dog

On 18/Nov/2017 / In Articles

The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear-- physical activity, support, companionship -- but owning a dog could literally be saving your life Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovas[...]

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