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Britain Tightens Screening of West Africans

On 10/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

BITAIN yesterday said it would start screening travellers coming from Ebola-hit parts of west Africa at Heathrow and Gatwick  airports and on Eurostar trains from Belgium and France.  "Enhanced scree[...]

Battling Bad Breath

On 10/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

  Halitosis commonly known as bad breath is a medical condition that lowers self-esteem and affects everyday life and personal relationships. People with chronic or recurring bad breath often lose their self-[...]

‘Why Nigeria Should Focus More On Vaccine Laboratories’

On 10/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

  The President of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria( AMLSN), Dr Godswill Okara has said there is an urgent need for Nigeria to focus more on vaccine laboratories in order to protect it[...]

Statement At the World Bank Round Table On Ebola On 9th October, 2014

On 10/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

  Since the first cases of the disease in Sierra Leone in May, over 2500 of our people have been infected, of which there are a little over 530 survivors.   Our people are dying, children are being orph[...]

Health tip: Reduce Your Risk of Exercise Injury

On 09/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

Getting regular exercise is vital, but it’s equally important to protect yourself against injury.   The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests these precautions:   When starting an exerc[...]

Hospitals’ High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs’ Resistance — Study

On 09/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

About half of all United States hospital patients receive antibiotics, and these drugs are commonly the ones more likely to promote the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a new study found. “This is where[...]

Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report

On 09/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

Researchers have found it’s possible to detect ovarian cancer gene mutations in vaginal fluid samples — a finding they hope is a step toward an effective screening test for the disease. In a pilot study,[...]

U.S. to Toughen Ebola Screening at Airports

On 09/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

 U.S. health officials said on Tuesday they would unveil within days new screening procedures for the deadly Ebola virus at the country’s airports to address public concern over the possibility of an outbrea[...]

US Ebola patient, Duncan Dies

On 09/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced. “It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment[...]

Ebola: 591 Nigerian Health Volunteers For Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea

On 09/Oct/2014 / In Medical News

  Nigerian Volunteers from different health professions numbering up to 591 have offered themselves to join the international force in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to assist in the containment of Ebola Vi[...]

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