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Scientists Announce Final Trial Results Of The World’s Most Advanced Malaria Vaccine

On 27/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

  . Researchers have tested a promising vaccine for malaria.   The first malaria vaccine candidate (RTS,S/AS01) to reach phase 3 clinical testing is partially effective against clinical disease in young[...]

Gunmen Abduct Another Medical Doctor in Rivers State

On 27/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

Directory Another medical doctor has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Rivers State. Dr Samuel Amaechi, who works at Nobsams Clinic, and is also the traditional ruler of Etche Local Government Area of the state, was a[...]

First DIY Test For HIV Goes On Sale In UK: Self-testing Equipment Has A 99.7% Accuracy

On 27/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

  . The 99.7 per cent accurate BioSure HIV Self Test enables people to test themselves when and where they like . An estimated 26,000 people in the UK have HIV but are unaware of it . Treatmen[...]

Malaria vaccine: Scientists Express Hope Despite Trial Results

On 27/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

The first malaria vaccine candidate (RTS,S/AS01) to reach phase 3 clinical testing is partially effective against clinical disease in young African children up to 4 years after vaccination, according to final trial dat[...]

Pharmacists Seek Minister’s Intervention on FEC’s Approval of Doctorate Programme

On 24/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

AS part of efforts to improve pharmacy education in Nigeria, pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has solicited the immediate intervention and assistance of the Minister of Educati[...]

World Immunization Week 2015 24th -30th April

On 24/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

  World Immunization Week (WIW) is marked in the last week of April (24-30) and aims at promoting the use of vaccines in all age groups to prevent diseases. Immunization and the use of vaccines is the most su[...]

Ondo Medical Varsity Gets NUC Accreditation

On 24/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

  THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has formally recognized the Ondo State University of Medical Sciences, Ondo, as the 139th University in the country.   Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimik[...]

Medical Laboratory Scientists Oppose Against Privatisation of Public Hospitals

On 23/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

IN the wake of on-going Public Private Partnership (PPP) plans embarked upon to manage public hospitals to efficiency, the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has condemned attempts to run p[...]

Major Asthma Breakthrough As Scientists Discover Root Cause Of The Condition

On 23/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

  . Say a new treatment is less than 5 years away . Newly identified protein in the airways thought to trigger all asthma attacks . Drug already exists which scientists believe could deactivate the protein[...]

No Outbreak of Cholera in Delta – DTSG

On 23/Apr/2015 / In Medical News

ASABA — Delta State Ministry of Health, yesterday, denied online media report of an outbreak of cholera in parts of the state.   The ministry said its visit to the two communities in Isoko South Local Go[...]

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