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FG To Build 10,000 Health Centres Across Nigeria

On 29/Dec/2015 / In Articles

  The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has disclosed that federal government has concluded arrangements to build 10,000 primary health facilities in the 774 local government areas across the country for e[...]

Contractors Handling Ayinke Hospital Messed Up – Health Commissioner

On 23/Dec/2015 / In Articles

  The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, speaks on the challenges facing the health sector:   The poor attitude of health workers caused a lot of concern this year. How will you addres[...]

The National Health Bill- A Personal Commentary Volume 4

On 22/Dec/2015 / In Articles

It is with a humble heart that I welcome you to the 4th volume of my personal commentary on the Nigerian Health Bill. Kindly read volume 3 here: The National Health Bill; A Personal Commentary- Vol III | Medi[...]

Highlights of the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC

On 21/Dec/2015 / In Articles

The American Heart Association recently released a publication "Guidelines HIghlights" which summarizes the key issues and changes in the 2015 AHA Guidelines update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and[...]

Still on the Brouhaha at FMC Owerri BY Dr. Paul John

On 19/Dec/2015 / In Articles

The federal government through the federal ministry of health has taken the bull by the horn by indefinitely shutting down federal medical centre, Owerri. I wondered why a group of people could take the laws into their[...]

​The Detection of Corrupt Prions

On 18/Dec/2015 / In Articles

This research is the leading and pioneering work in the discovery and development of an ultra-sensitive technique for the detection and diagnosis of prion infection using recombinant prion proteins. The significance of[...]

Minister Tasked on Health Insurance

On 12/Dec/2015 / In Articles

  The Managing Administrator, Alafia Hospital, Ibadan, the first private hospital in the old Western Region, Babatunde Agbaje, has called on the Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole, to ensure that the focus of[...]

Why Your Man Can't Watch TV and Chat At The Same Time

On 09/Dec/2015 / In Articles

  . Focusing On Visual Tasks Leaves People Deaf To sounds around them . Scientists used brain scans to study how the brain copes with visual tasks . They found people experience a phenomenon called inattenti[...]

New Clues To Nicotine Addiction

On 07/Dec/2015 / In Articles

. New understanding of how nicotine causes addiction has emerged, according to research published in eLife. . The negative reward mechanism makes quitting smoking difficult.   Although smoking rates are decl[...]

Scientists a step closer to developing blood test to monitor status of cancer and treatment outcome

On 04/Dec/2015 / In Articles

  . Using a combination of specially designed microwells and oxygen-deficient growth conditions, NUS scientists successfully created an ideal environment for tumour cells to grow while other non-cancerous cells[...]

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