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Ebola Vaccine' Promising' Say Scientists After Human Trial

On 28/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.   Twenty volunteers were immunised in the United States. Scientists a[...]

Board Inducts 900 Health Records Officers

On 28/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

The Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigerian has inducted 900 qualified health records officers and technicians at its maiden induction.   Supervising Minister of Health, Dr Khaliru Alhassan, who[...]

Kogi, US Nurses Provide Free Medicare

On 28/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Office of the First Lady of Kogi State in partnership with a United States based medical team, the National Association of  Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA) will in the first week of December commence f[...]

Know Your Blood Pressure to Prevent Kidney Failure

On 28/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

The incidence of kidney failure is on the rise globally. In Nigeria, the situation is dire. Experts say the number of Nigerians with kidney failure has doubled in recent times.   According to Consultant Nephro[...]

Consultancy Status: MDCAN Faults JOHESU on FG’s Circular

On 28/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, MDCAN has described the pressure being mounted on government by the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, over the appointment of its members as consultants as u[...]

JOHESU Or Govt: Who Blinks First?

On 28/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

• As health workers’ strike paralyzes public hosiptal A common parlance goes thus: “When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.” This saying appears true in view of the recurring fa[...]

Nigeria's Fake Doctors

On 27/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

  . Two journalists go undercover to delve into the disturbing world of West Africa's quack doctors.   Take a drive though any city or large town in Nigeria and the chances are you will come a[...]

Doctor Behind 'Free Radical' Aging Theory Dies

On 27/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

  Dr. Denham Harman, a renowned scientist who developed the most widely accepted theory on aging that's now used to study cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses, has died in Nebraska at age 98.[...]

JOHESU and APHA Directive to all Members in States and LG Health Institutions to Join Ongoing Industrial Action

On 26/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

DIRECTIVE TO ALL MEMBERS OF JOHESU AND APHA IN THE STATES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS HEALTH INSTITUTIONS TO JOIN IN THE ONGOING INDUSTRIAL ACTION EARLIER STARTED IN THE FEDERAL HEALTH INSITITUTION ON 12th NOVEMBER 2014 &n[...]

How I Survived Prostate Cancer - -Soyinka

On 26/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

ABEOKUTA--Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, gave a shocking revelation of how he was diagnosed and eventually cured of deadly prostate cancer.   Soyinka while addressing newsmen at June 12 Cul[...]

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