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Doctors Sack: NMA Urges Eminent Nigerians to Intervene

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Kwara State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) yesterday called on eminent Nigerians to prevail on the federal government to reverse its earlier decision sacking the striking doctors  in order to[...]

Seals And Sea Lions Likely Spread Tuberculosis To Humans

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  . New research shows that tuberculosis likely spread from humans in Africa to seals and sea lions that brought the disease to South America. . Tuberculosis is one of the most persistent and deadliest infecti[...]

Ebola: Fiancé Of Late Nurse, Obi Ejelonu, Admitted To Hospital With Suspected Case

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Reports have surfaced that the fiancé of nurse Obi Ejelonu, also called Justina, is suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus from his late wife. The nurse from the virus died after treating Liber[...]

STATUS UPDATE: No New Confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  PRESS STATEMENT   The Honourable Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu wishes to reiterate that at present, Nigeria has only tw[...]

Doctors Remove Skeleton Of Baby Left Inside Mother For 38 YEARS

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  . Jyoti Kumar, from central India, became pregnant at the age of 24, in 1978 . Doctors at the time warned her baby had little chance of surviving after it was found growing outside of her womb . Terrified[...]

Consultancy Not for Doctors Alone Says UCH CMD

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

…No, we own the patient –NMA Unlike his medical colleagues, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Temitope Alonge, has said that the title of ‘consultancy&r[...]

Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumours

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

More suspected Ebola patients are being discharged from the infectious diseases hospital, Yaba, Lagos, but the shortage of medical personnel needed to take care of Ebola patients has forced the Lagos State Government t[...]

Jonathan Extols Infected Medical Officers

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday paid glowing tribute to medical officers who recently treated the late American-Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, and in the process got infected with the dreaded Ebola virus disease. W[...]

Anesthesia Personnel Need To Be More Aware Of The Risk Of Postoperative Cognitive Side Effects In Elderly: Survey

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  The prospect of not waking up from a drug-induced coma after an operation can be a scary thought for several of us. While advancements in the science of anesthesia have ensured that the number of anesthesia-re[...]

Ebola Virus: Discharged Patients Were Viral Negative – Dr. Olukayode

On 20/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  The Permanent Security, Primary Healthcare Board in Lagos State, Dr. Oguntimehin Olukayode, has said that five patients in the last days have had no symptoms of the Ebola virus.   He explained[...]

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