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There Is No Magic For Late Presentation of Cancer

On 30/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

Professor Aderemi Ajekigbe, Head of Oncology and Radiology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, in this interview with Sola Ogundipe, Health Editor, says late stage cancer has no cure.  Ajekigbe adds that it[...]

Pneumonia, Deadly But Preventable

On 30/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs. Scientists say the lungs are made up of small sacs called alveoli, which fill with air when a healthy person breathes. “However, when an[...]

FG Proposes Deployment of NYSC Doctors to Grassroots

On 28/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

The Federal Government has said it was proposing the deployment of serving doctors to Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) across the federation. The idea was to bridge the huge personnel gap existing in all PHCs and he[...]

CIVIL SERVICE: Public Health Training Initiative to Begin Soon

On 28/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

As part of measures to bridge the gap in human resources in the Nigerian health sector, the Federal Government and its health sector’s partners have concluded plan to begin Public Health Training Initiative in th[...]

NSCH Conference for Personal Hygiene in Schools

On 28/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

The Nigerian School Health Association (NSHA) has begun its 26th annual national conference and workshop yesterday at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Otto/Ijanikin, Lagos State. The forum, with the[...]

HIV in Cells Eradicated With Antifungal Drug

On 28/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

New research by an international team finds that Ciclopirox, an antifungal cream used all over the world, completely eradicates HIV - the virus that leads to AIDS - in cultured cells, and the virus does not return when[...]

Experts Believe Pharmacy Research Can Help Raise Health Literacy Standards

On 28/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

Limited health literacy can lead to difficulties in patients' self-care activities such as taking prescribed medications. Since a considerable amount of health information changes hands in the pharmacy setting, res[...]

New Concerns on Robotic Surgeries

On 27/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

IN early March 2009, Erin Izumi, a woman in her 30s from Tacoma, Wash., underwent robotically assisted surgery to treat endometriosis. The operation at Franciscan Health System dragged on for nearly 11 hours. Ten days[...]

Government Smashes job Syndicate in North East

On 27/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

No fewer than 149 persons who specialise in employment racketeering have been arrested by security agencies in the Northeast.  The syndicate was said to have opened a Facebook Account in the name of Head of Civi[...]

National Malaria Elimination Programme, FCA, Total Renew Commitment Towards Disease Eradication

On 27/Sep/2013 / In Medical News

As part of efforts aimed at eliminating cases of Malaria attack in the country by half and deepening the understanding of modern malaria treatment methods the Federal Ministry of Health has announced a name change for[...]

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