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National Health Bill- A Personal Commentary Volume II

On 21/Nov/2015 / In Articles

Pursuant to our promise to go through as many portions of the recently signed national health bill as possible (Kindly refer to the first volume of this commentary HERE:– we will go through some more pressin[...]

Lowering Body Temperature Increases Survival, Brain Function in Cardiac Arrest Patients with Non-shockable Heart Rhythms

On 17/Nov/2015 / In Articles

Lowering the body's temperature of cardiac arrest patients with "non-shockable" heart rhythms increases survival rates and brain function, according to new research in the American Heart Association's[...]

Know the Symptoms of Colon Cancer

On 17/Nov/2015 / In Articles

In the recent past, many of our young Nigerians have died or become hospitalised due to colon cancer. Why is this so?   Nobody likes to talk about bowel movement or cancer. Also, nobody likes to get a colonosc[...]

Dear Dr Julz: An Open Letter in Defense of the Nigerian Nurse BY Jude Chiedu

On 17/Nov/2015 / In Articles

I got nominated to represent Nigerian nurses on your radio show at Nigeria Info 99.3fm scheduled for today 17th of November 2015.  I learnt the radio program interview is a sequel to the #PatientHaveYourSay series[...]

FG’s Order Threatens Treasury Single Account

On 16/Nov/2015 / In Articles

  Indications emerged in the weekend, that the Single Treasury Account, TSA, may be grounded, following the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, order suspending payment of fees and charges to parties operating the sys[...]

Why We Need Improved Healthcare Delivery In Rural Areas By Victor Okeke

On 16/Nov/2015 / In Articles

  . Waru and Yimitu are rural communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja still living in the past. Lacking almost all social amenities, most important of which is health facility, many of the residents[...]

The Risk of Future Extraction of Wisdom Teeth

On 09/Nov/2015 / In Articles

  An interesting study titled “What is the Risk of Future Extraction of Asymptomatic Third Molars? A Systematic Review,” written by Gary F. Bouloux and et al., appears in the May 2015 issue of the Jo[...]

How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need To Do To Lose Weight? By Vicky Hadley

On 07/Nov/2015 / In Articles

  . Study this week found a 30-minute brisk walk is more effective way to lose weight than running or going to the gym . Here, five personal trainers reveal their optimum workouts to shed pounds . High inten[...]

Nigeria Physiotherapists Hold Pre-conference Workshops

On 29/Oct/2015 / In Articles

  The ongoing 55th Annual Scientific conference of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy(NSP) on tuesday continued with a pre-confrence workshop and scientific presentations by seasoned Physiotherapists. [...]

ILUMSA Marks Their 32nd Annual Health Week

On 29/Oct/2015 / In Articles

  The Ilorin University Medical  Students  Association (ILUMSA) had her 32nd Annual Health week  kick started on Monday,  the 26th of October,2015 in the University’s College of Health[...]

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