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Malaria's Deadly Grip Revealed: Severe Malaria Breakthrough

On 06/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the University of Oxford, NIMR Tanzania and Retrogenix LTD, have identified how malaria parasites growing inside[...]

Women Have Better Memory Recall Than Men

On 06/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

New research from McMaster University suggests women can remember faces better than men, in part because they spend more time studying features without even knowing it, and a technique researchers say can help improve[...]

Discrimination Against Pharmacists, Others, Counterproductive –PSN President

On 06/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

The President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Mr. Olumide Akintayo, in this interview with SAMUEL AWOYINFA, argues that the preferential treatment being given to medical doctors by the Federal Government in appoint[...]

Device From Israeli Start-Up Gives the Visually Impaired a Way to Read

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

JERUSALEM — Liat Negrin, an Israeli who has been visually impaired since childhood, walked into a grocery store here recently, picked up a can of vegetables and easily read its label using a simple and unobtrusiv[...]

Polio Virus Discovered in Sewage From Israel

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

The Polio virus has been found in a sewage sample from Israel for the first time since 2002, the World Health Organization announced on Monday. But no children or adults newly paralyzed by polio have been identified in[...]

Heart Health Matters to Your Brain

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

People suffering from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are at an increased risk of cognitive decline, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.   Lead author Christina E[...]

Position of NAUTH CMD not Vacant, says Board

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

  THE management and board of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi have said that the position of the institution's chief medical director (CMD) of the institution was filled in consona[...]

Medical Council Intensifies Campaign to Enshrine Professionalism

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

  THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria said that the suspension placed on the College of Health Sciences at Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State stayed because the college was still unable to meet the[...]

WAPCP Intensifies campaign for Recognition of Fellows

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

  THE West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) has called on countries within the region to shake off cumbersome bureaucratic processes and recognise pharmacy fellows as consultants.   T[...]

New Smallpox Vaccine Recommended for Approval in EU

On 04/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended approval of a new vaccine against smallpox, called Imvanex (Bavarian Nordic A/S).   The new vaccine is[...]

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