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Sickle Cell Anaemia: When Pain Starts, Please Visit The Hospital By Tola Dehinde

On 06/Dec/2016 / In Articles

I want to thank those who reached out to me.  I was touched by your honest emails about this condition called sickle cell anaemia. I think, from your response, the major issue is getting your condition checked med[...]

NYSC Press Statement On The Deaths of 3 Corps Members Elechi, Ifedolapo and Asuquo Monday

On 05/Dec/2016 / In Articles

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released a statement addressing the death of three corp members Elechi Chinyerum Nwenenda, Oladepo Ifedolapo and Asuquo Ukeme Monday in Bayelsa, Kano, and Zamfara states rece[...]

Kano Corpers Death: Seek Redress in Court, Nurse Urge Victims Sister

On 05/Dec/2016 / In Articles

My dear colleague, I read on www.nursingworldnigeria.com of the demise of your kid sister; a first class graduate at the NYSC camp in kano. I read with grief in my heart of how she presented at the camp clinic with pai[...]

Diabetes Kills One Every Seven Seconds Worldwide – Expert

On 04/Dec/2016 / In Articles

A medical expert, Dr Sule Bathner, says diabetes is fast taking the position of mass killer, with the ailment causing the death of one person in the world every seven seconds.   Barthner, a Consultant Endocrin[...]

Where Are the 3.5 million Nigerians Infected with HIV/AIDS?

On 01/Dec/2016 / In Articles

The intention of the title is not to scare or stigmatize any reader but to generate an intelligent discussion about the scourge of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.  In a country of 189 million people, 3.5 million may seem lik[...]

THE 2016 WORLD AIDS DAY: Hands Up for HIV Prevention

On 01/Dec/2016 / In Articles

The first world AIDS day was held about 28 years ago (1988) after health ministers from around the world met in London and agreed to such a day as a way of highlighting the enormity of the AIDS pandemic and nation'[...]

Why Quacks Thrive By Alex Abutu

On 01/Dec/2016 / In Articles

The failure to prosecute quacks allows them to continue their dangerous, fraudulent practices throughout Nigeria.   In Nigeria, imposters imitating doctors, or “quacks,” are only busted and shamed[...]

The Evolution of School Nursing By Robin Farmer

On 30/Nov/2016 / In Articles

Stereotypes of school nurses primarily dispensing aspirin, taking temperatures, and offering hugs are rooted in nostalgia.These days, school nurses increasingly handle a growing number of students with chronic or serio[...]

A Doctor Who Forgot The Basics They Teach You In Medical School

On 29/Nov/2016 / In Articles

I was spending time with friends and family over the holiday when I started to experience various vague symptoms without an obvious etiology. Having been treated for high blood pressure about ten years prior before suc[...]

EDUCATIVE: Five Reasons You Should Never Try Anal Sex

On 26/Nov/2016 / In Articles

Ordinarily, there should be only one (main) route to sexual satisfaction – intercourse, but in reality, people have devised several means to that destination, and one of the ways some people have adopted is anal[...]

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