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Study: Babies Learn to Anticipate Touch in the Womb

On 08/Oct/2013 / In Articles

  Babies learn how to anticipate touch while in the womb, according to new research by Durham and Lancaster universities. Using 4-D scans psychologists found, for the first time, that fetuses were able to predic[...]

Norovirus Vaccine Works on Common Strain

On 08/Oct/2013 / In Articles

  An investigational vaccine being developed by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company is effective against the most common strains of norovirus, a new study shows.   Vaccinated people were half as likely to suf[...]

Communique From The Federal Ministry of Health

On 07/Oct/2013 / In Articles

  FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH APPOINTMNET OF NON HEALTH PROFESSIONALS TO THE BOARD OF MANGEMENT OF TERTIARY HOSPITALS UNDER THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH   The Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. C.[...]

Nigeria can earn $1b from herbs and medicinal foods

On 07/Oct/2013 / In Articles

  Nigeria’s former electoral umpire, Professor Maurice Iwu, in this interview, veers into the world of herbal medication. He says Nigeria’s potentials are many, saying two of them are herbs and medic[...]

Canadian researchers develop new tuberculosis vaccine to boost BCG efficacy

On 06/Oct/2013 / In Articles

  A new vaccine may help boost the efficacy of Bacille Calmette Guerin (BCG), currently the only tuberculosis (TB) vaccine available, offering new hopes for the global fight against the disease, Canadian researc[...]

Spina Bifida

On 06/Oct/2013 / In Articles

  What is Spina Bifida? Spina Bifida literally means “split spine.” Spina Bifida happens when a baby is in the womb and the spinal column does not close all of the way. Every day, about eight babie[...]

ARD Strike: Nigerian ‘Doctors’ And Her Craze For Self Importance BY FEJIRO OLIVER

On 02/Oct/2013 / In Articles

An African proverb rightly says that the cane with which we use in beating the child is waiting for the next child. I saw it coming that our MBBS graduate will succumb to the cheap publicity of going on strike, so as t[...]

Easing Doctor Burnout With Mindfulness

On 28/Sep/2013 / In Articles

  DOCTOR AND PATIENT   According to the nurse’s note, the patient had received a clean bill of health from his regular doctor only a few days before, so I was surprised to see his request for a se[...]

Man's gut fermented food into alcohol, making him drunk, case study finds

On 21/Sep/2013 / In Articles

  . Most beer guts are the result of consuming fermented brew, but a new case study describes a rare syndrome that had one man's gut fermenting brew, not consuming it.   It's called gut fermenta[...]

UNC Researchers Identify a New Pathway That Triggers Septic Shock

On 20/Sep/2013 / In Articles

  The body’s immune system is set up much like a home security system; it has sensors on the outside of cells that act like motion detectors — floodlights — that click on when there’s an[...]

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