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Sinusitis: Causes, Symptoms And Management

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

A young man shared this story with me during a medical mission on an island in Epe, Lagos. He has been sent by the community health worker to our diabetes and hypertension screening. His test was within normal range an[...]

Health Should Dominate Online Discussions Ahead 2015 Elections – ICFJ

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

The International Centre for Journalists has urged Nigerians to direct their energies towards the discussion and analysis of issues concerning health care delivery on various social platforms, as the 2015 general elect[...]

Being Thin Could Mean You Are Ill

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

Grab a copy of any magazine worth that name, and the first image that confronts you is that of a lean lady — young or old — peering at you. The way the images are presented leaves no one in doubt that havin[...]

Cancer Now World’s Biggest Killer Disease –Report

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

With over 8.2 million people dying of all manner of cancer yearly, it is now the highest killer disease in the world, The PUNCH has learnt. This is as the International Agency for Research on Cancer says Nigeria has[...]

Global Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide

On 05/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  As countries modernize around the world, they're increasingly being hit with one of the curses of wealth: cancer. There are about 14 million new cancer cases globally each year, the World Health Organizati[...]

List of Approved/ Accredited Trainig Institutions to Run Environment Health Courses

On 04/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

School of Health Technology Akwa Ibom State P.M.B. 1052 Etinam, Akwa Ibom State   2.College of Health Technology Obosi Anambra State P.M.B 1001, Obosi, Anambra State   3.School of Health Technolog[...]

LASUTH Performs First Hearing Surgery

On 04/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja has scored a first in hearing surgery in the country.  has restored the hearing of two deaf patients through implantation of artificial cochlear, the[...]

World Cancer Day, 4 February 2014

On 04/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  Cancer - early diagnosis and treatment saves lives With cancer, starting the right treatment quickly is key to saving lives. An important requirement of this is being diagnosed at the earliest possible stage[...]

Nigerian herbal remedies are the key to its pharmaceutical future

On 03/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, Director-General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has said that Nigerian herbal remedies were the key to the country’s pharmaceutical[...]

Cells from eyes of dead 'may give sight to blind'

On 02/Feb/2014 / In Medical News

  Cells taken from the donated eyes of dead people may be able to give sight to the blind, researchers suggest.   Tests in rats, reported in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, showed the human cells cou[...]

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