Ties Restrict Blood Flow, Reduce Work Performance – Study

On 11/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Men love ties. For some, it is a necessary accessory in the attire they wear to the office or any corporate or social function. It is also a part of many work uniforms.   However, a new study by researchers in[...]

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), FCT Branch Suspends Leaders

On 10/Jul/2018 / In Articles

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), FCT branch, has suspended its executives over alleged abuse of office and high-handedness. Consequently, a caretaker committee has been set up to run the affairs of the associati[...]

CCTV Footage Shows Garki Hospital Promptly Treated Abuja Corps Member Shot By Policeman

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

CCTV footage from Garki Hospital, Abuja, has shown that Nkechi Igwetu, the National Youth Service Corps member shot by a police officer in Abuja, was taken in for treatment almost immediately she arrived the hospital p[...]

BMJ 2018; India Unofficial Medical Watchdog Shows Its Teeth

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Doctors from all over the country have joined forces to counter ubiquitous corruption in medical practice, and they’re having some success. Dinsa Sachan reports   The Alliance of Doctors for Ethical Heal[...]

Medical Errors May Stem More From Physician Burnout Than Unsafe Health Care Settings

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Physician burnout is at least equally responsible for medical errors as unsafe medical workplace conditions, if not more so, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. &nbs[...]

New Health Sector Architecture To Leverage PPP For Sustained Quality Outcomes- Obaseki

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that the soon-to-be-unveiled health sector architecture of the state would be anchored on a robust public private partnership for sustained quality outcomes. &[...]

Ever Wondered What Would Happen If You Did Not Brush Your Teeth In Say... 20 Years?

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

As a child, we are always bombarded about the importance of a tonne of good habits. We try our best to follow most of them. Among these, the most important and the most common was brushing our teeth 2 times every day t[...]

Renovation Without Drugs, The Story Of The Solitary Health Centre In Dagbaja, Osun State

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

Despite its recent renovation, the only health centre in Dagbaja, a community in Osun State, still cannot render medical services and lacks basic drugs.   Dagbaja is a community in Oriade Local Government Area[...]

Sleeping On The Wheel: How Vibrations In Cars Make Drivers Sleepy

On 09/Jul/2018 / In Articles

New research has found the natural vibrations of cars make people sleepier, affecting concentration and alertness levels just 15 minutes after drivers get behind the wheel. With about 20 per cent of fatal road crashes[...]

After Fish Pedicure, Woman Loses Her Toenails

On 06/Jul/2018 / In Articles

After a young woman's toenails started to separate from her toes, a doctor finally zeroed in on the reason: a fish pedicure, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology.   Six m[...]