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STUDY: Flu May Be Spread Just By Breathing

On 20/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led study released today. People commonly believe that they can catch the flu by exposure to droplets[...]

JUTH Resident Doctors Demand Removal Of CMD

On 20/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

The controversies and unease between the Association of Resident Doctors (ARDs) of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and its management came up again when the former staged a protest at the premises of the instit[...]

Why Pain While Urinating Could Be A Sign Of A Little-known STI Youve Never Heard Of

On 20/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

A little-known sexually transmitted infection is rapidly becoming resistant to drugs, scientists have warned. Hundreds of thousands of people across the world are believed to carry Mycoplasma genitalium (MG), which can[...]

Nurse, 53, Who Dedicated 35 Years Of Her Life To The NHS Dies After Being Left In Agony By Doctors Who Had 40 Other Patients To Treat Before Her

On 20/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

A nurse, who dedicated 35 years to the NHS, died following hospital treatment after she was left in agony by doctors who said they had to treat 40 other patients before they could tend to her, an inquest heard. Jean[...]

Yobe Government Places 110 Medical Students On Payroll

On 19/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the placement of 110 medical students on salary Grade Level 07.   This was disclosed in a statement by the governor’s media aide, Abdullahi Bego,  on[...]

FG Committed to Making Laboratories Work Across Zones- Health Minster

On 19/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

* Says Lassa fever is treatable if properly diagnosis, calls on Nigerians to come together and be on alert    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the Federal government is committed[...]

#Lassa Fever: We Have Lost 40 Health Officials in Ebonyi – Nurses Blast Buhari Govt

On 19/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

Nurses under the auspices of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), Thursday, came hard on President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government over the fresh outbreak of lassa fever in Ebonyi State[...]

Medical Lab Scientists Blame Govt for High Rate of Misdiagnosis

On 19/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

THE Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria, (AMLSN) has blamed the  government for the high rate of misdiagnosis in public and private hospitals.   The body said the government’s re[...]

JOHESU Writes To Oyo State Health Management Board On Impending 3 Day Warning Strike

On 19/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

In a letter dated 15th January 2018 and signed by Com. Akinfenwa A. O. the State Secretary for NANNM Oyo State Chapter, the body had written to the chairman, Oyo State Hospital Management Board Ibadan. The Letter tittl[...]

Lack of Funds Hinders Govt’s Policy on SCD

On 19/Jan/2018 / In Medical News

Lack of funds has stalled the Federal Government’s policy of testing every newborn against sickle cell, it was learnt.   This is as 150,000 newborns in Nigeria are diagnosed of sickle cell, with 50 per c[...]

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