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NYSC Member Unveils Medical Facility In Abuja

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

A 2013 batch C, National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, member, Anthony Uchenna Emeribe, has unveiled a primary health care medical laboratory facility at the NYSC orientation camp clinic in Kubwa, Federal Capital Territory[...]

Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola Cases Found in Lockdown

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola Cases Found in Lockdown   FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014, file photo, a Nigerian health official wearing a protective suit waits to screen passengers for the Ebola virus at the arrivals ha[...]

Pharmacists Overestimate Patients’ Understanding of Medical Terms

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

Pharmacists overestimate patients’ understanding and recognition of medical terms more than doctors, according to a report published online September 3, 2014, in Environmental Health and Preventative Medicine.[...]

Lagos Challenges Dons on Ebola Research

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has challenged scholars and researchers in the country to move beyond title earning to contributing meaningfully to the development of the country through their researches.[...]

St. Louis University To Test Sofosbuvir/Ribavirin In Pediatric HCV Cases

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

    Researchers at St. Louis University will begin study enrollment to test the safety and efficacy of sofosbuvir with ribavirin to treat hepatitis C virus infection in children, according to a news release[...]

Could you be overdosing on paracetamol?

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

  Could you be overdosing on paracetamol? It's everyone's quick fix for aches and pain but you'll be shocked how easy it is to take too much   Watching her four children cause havoc i[...]

Liberian Doctor Defends 3-5 Days Ebola Treatment With HIV Drug

On 30/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

  "When the patients come early, and they are put on this medication, they recover within three to five days. This medication is not specifically for HIV/AIDS, I want this to be clear; but the Anti Retrovir[...]

Liberian Doctor Defends 3-5 Days Ebola Treatment With HIV Drug

On 29/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

"When the patients come early, and they are put on this medication, they recover within three to five days. This medication is not specifically for HIV/AIDS, I want this to be clear; but the Anti Retrovirus agent[...]

World Heart Day: What Could Heart Murmurs Mean?

On 29/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

A healthy heart produces two distinct sounds – lub dub. The ‘lub’ is a sound caused by the mitral and tricuspid valves closing at the beginning of a systole (contraction). The ‘dub’ is the[...]

Ebola: Health Minister Under Quarantine In Liberia

On 29/Sep/2014 / In Medical News

The damage being done by the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia has been underscored by the quarantine of the country’s deputy health minister. The minister, Dr. Bernice Dahn, placed herself in quarantine following t[...]

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