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White Bread, Noodles Fuelling Type 2 Diabetes in Nigeria—Experts

On 05/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Experts have raised the alarm over the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in young Nigerians, BUKOLA ADEBAYO reports   The burden of Type 2 diabetes is rising in the country. At present, statistics gleaned from the[...]

Total Donates HIV Screening Machine to Community

On 05/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

TOTAL Upstream companies in Nigeria has donated sets of high technology screening machines to the General Hospital Omoku, in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government of Rivers State.  The gesture, according to the Man[...]

Number of Vet doctors in Abuja Swells as New Members Join Council

On 05/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

THE number of veterinary doctors in Abuja has swollen with an induction of new members into the Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN), FCT chapter.    The new doctors were charged to see their induction as[...]

Dealing With Prostate Cancer

On 05/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

Prostate cancer is the foremost leading cause of death in men worldwide. It is also the most common cancer in men in Nigeria, with over 50,000 new cases diagnosed every year. Just like every cancer case, it’s sil[...]

Nigerian Doctors Meet in Wales

On 05/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

No mention was made of a fully comprehensive document “Nigeria MDGs Report 2013 ” available on the NPHCDA website. It includes the Government’s Millennium Acceleration Framework (MAF) for MDG 5. &nb[...]

WHO Issues New Guidelines on Treatment of MDR-TB

On 05/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

A new TB drug with a novel mechanism of action – delamanid - is now available for treatment of adults with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), a form of tuberculosis resistant to isoniazid and rifampicin,[...]

Nigerian Virologist Delivers Scathing Analysis of Africa's Response To Ebola

On 04/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

  . There are 600 Nigerian health care workers who want to go to Liberia. But the process of getting them there has been going on for months . Nigeria was not prepared, we were lucky . We do not have a natio[...]

International Finance Company, (IFC) HealthPlus Seek Reliable Pharma Services

On 04/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

In its bid to support in the drive for the delivery of quality pharmaceutical and personal care product, International Finance Company, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a deal of agreement with HealthP[...]

Nigerian Doctor Convicted Of Fraud In UK

On 04/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

A Nigerian UK based doctor, Anthony Madu, was today Nov 3 convicted of fraud after lying about his health. Madu, 45 told to his employers at the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board in Wales that he was ill and was[...]

W.H.O. Assails Delay in Ebola Vaccine

On 04/Nov/2014 / In Medical News

  The leader of the World Health Organization criticized the drug industry on Monday, saying that the drive for profit was one reason no vaccine had yet been found for Ebola.   In a speech at a regional[...]

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