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Severe Menstrual Pan, Infertility Linked To Endometriosis

On 07/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Severe Menstrual Pan, infertility linked to endometriosis  One in 10 Nigerian women at risk  A GYNAECOLOGICAL disease called endometriosis has been linked to severe menstrual pains often experienced by so[...]

Daily Intake Of Fizzy Drink Raises Health Risk, Dubles Chace of Death

On 07/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Daily Intake Of Fizzy Drink Raises Health Risk, Dubles Chace of Death Scientists have discovered a alarming link between excessive consumption of sugar found in fizzy drinks or processed food and heart-related deaths[...]

Teenagers Who Consume Energy Drinks More Likely To Use Alcohol, Drugs.

On 07/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Teenagers who consume energy drinks more likely to usse alcohol, drugs.   NEARLY one-third of United States adolescents consume high-caffeine energy drinks or "shots", and these teens report higher rat[...]

Novel Herbal Drug For Wound-Healing, Hypertension.

On 07/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Novel herbal drug for wound-healing, hypertension Can extracts of local plant be the next best novel drug for treating hypertension and ‘open’  wounds?.  BOTANICALLY called Napoleona imperia[...]

EFCC Re-Arraigns Doctor Over $.2m Fraud

On 07/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned a 61-year-old medical doctor, Michael Adekunle, over an alleged $243,500 (about N36.5 million) fraud. Adekunle appeared before Justice Oluw[...]

Herbal Medicine Development Training by NAFDAC/UHMCTI

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

UHMCTI, NAFDAC plan two-day training on herbal medicine development .    T HE Universal Health Management Consultant Training Institute (UHMCTI), an accredited memberof Nigeria Council of Management Develop[...]

Health workers petition Jonathan over exclusion from National Conference, Re-appointment of Orhii As NAFDAC's Boss

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Healthworkers petition Jonathan over exclusion from National Conference, re-appointment of Orhii as NAFDAC's boss  • Threaten to withdraw from negotiations with govt over suspended strike,  HEALT[...]

New Genetic Centre To Reduce Deaths From Breast Cancer, Sickle Cell

On 06/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

A NEW genetic centre, which will be officially commissioned today at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), promises to reduce the more than 100,000 lives lost yearly in the country to sickle cell anaemia and m[...]

LASUTH Performs First Cochlear Transplant

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

LASUTH performs first cochlear transplant Doctors at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital have performed cochlear implantation on two patients in the hospital. They performed the surgery alongside experts f[...]

Nigeria Runs Out Of Yellow Fever Vaccine

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

 Nigeria faces a renewed risk of losing many children this year to vaccine preventable diseases, arising from potential vaccine stock-out. A release signed by the President, the Nigerian Academy of Science, Prof[...]

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