Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu to Build Specialist Cancer Treatment Hospital in Ondo State

On 08/Sep/2017 / In Articles

Worried by the alarming rate of breast cancer among women and the dearth of relevant equipment for treatment in the country, wife of Ondo State governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu has announced plans for the es[...]

Green Blood Syndrome (Sulfhemoglobinemia) By Abdulmuttalib Musa Maibasira, RN

On 05/Sep/2017 / In Articles

Green Blood syndrome is a colloquial description for Sulfhemoglobinemia, a rare condition resulting from exposure to any sulphur containing substance leading to accumulation of excess sulphur in the blood. While the co[...]

MUST READ: Dr Ike Okwesili’s Thoughts on NMA Stamp

On 29/Aug/2017 / In Articles

Revisiting the issue of NMA seal is important to me because the medical profession in this country has to heal itself if the government is not interested. There is no policy that is perfect in the world but I have le[...]

Nurse Symbols: The Origin and the History

On 28/Aug/2017 / In Articles

We see nurse symbols all of the time, and likely don’t think twice about them. We know that they indicate a nurse, but do we know where they come from?    The symbols are on nursing pins, medical je[...]

What Do Your Nails Say About You? From Ridges To Brittleness

On 24/Aug/2017 / In Articles

If you want to know more about the innermost state of someone's health, look at their nails. Yes, really. For just as the skin is an indicator of how we are functioning on a deep down level, so too do our fingernai[...]

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) Demands Legislation Against Health Tourism

On 22/Aug/2017 / In Articles

A leading pro-transparency and pro-democracy non-governmental body, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria,(HURIWA) said the presidential address made by President Muhammadu Buhari on his return from three months&[...]

Research: Statins Could Help Fight Infectious Diseases Such As Typhoid As Well As Lower Cholesterol

On 22/Aug/2017 / In Articles

Statins may be able to fight deadly typhoid fever as well as lowering cholesterol, according to new research. Scientists from Duke University in the US, made their discovery while trying to find out why some people app[...]

Sleep Issues In Young People And Strategies To Support Them By Vicki Dawson

On 20/Aug/2017 / In Articles

In 2014, the Children’s Sleep Charity developed a pilot project to explore more about the kind of support that young people need for sleep issues.    Despite the fact that young people should spend[...]

Nutrition During Pregnancy BY Victoria Adebiyi (NRD)

On 19/Aug/2017 / In Articles

A woman’s body undergoes many physiological changes during pregnancy to support the growth and development of the fetus. She can best prepare to handle these changes with a healthy dietary pattern, regular physic[...]

The Menace Of Quackery In The Nursing Profession By Yahaya Abdullahi PGDM, BNsc

On 19/Aug/2017 / In Articles

INTRODUCTION The Nursing Profession is one of the oldest Professions known to mankind and acknowledges the complexities of the nature of man. The single dominant intellectual and practice essence of Nursing, acquired[...]

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