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Watchful Eye In Nursing Homes

On 11/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

A pretty nightie, a new lipstick, a fresh toothbrush: Doris Racher noticed that small things she had bought for her 96-year-old mother, Eryetha Mayberry, a dementia patient at a nursing home in Oklahoma City, had been[...]

Hospital In Dire Need of Doctors

On 10/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

Juma’are Magaji stood in the ward, surrounded by patients and their relations. He had about 50 of such patients to attend to alone. He is not a medical doctor, just a nurse who is supposed to provide care for pat[...]

Pharmacists Seek Probe of Directors of Federal Staff Clinic

On 09/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

Pharmacists have attributed the recent crisis rocking the Pharmacy Department, Federal Staff Clinic, Jabi, Abuja, to the high-handedness and poor management skill of its Chief Medical Director, Dr. (Mrs) Chinwe Ifeoma[...]

Invitation to the 54th Annual Scientific Conference of the West African College of Surgeons

On 09/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

On behalf of the council and entire body of fellows of West African college of surgeons (WACS), I wish to invite you to the 54th Annual Scientific Conference of the College holding in kumasi, Ghana as follows CLICK H[...]

HIV returns in two patients after bone marrow transplant

On 09/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

HIV has returned in two patients who doctors hoped had been cured of the virus following bone marrow transplants, the Boston researcher who treated them said Saturday. The HIV virus became undetectable in both patients[...]

Doubt cast over vit D supplements for disease prevention

On 08/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

VITAMIN D doesn’t prevent ill health but is instead a consequence of it, according to the authors of a systematic review, casting strong doubt on the value of supplements to protect against cancer, cardiovascular[...]

Low Vitamin D Levels May Damage The Brain

On 07/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

Vitamin D plays an important role in maintaining bone health, but a new study led by University of Kentucky researchers claims that deficiency of this vitamin may cause damage to the brain and other organs. The results[...]

Nigeria, Sierra Leone Sign MoU On Pharmaceutical Products

On 07/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

Determined to curb the incidence of drug counterfeiting in the West African sub-region, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the[...]

The MEAL Study: Fighting Prostate Cancer With Fruits And Vegetables

On 07/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

When Charles Trevino, now 65, was first diagnosed with early prostate cancer last year after a routine physical, he wasn’t thrilled by his options for treatment. Despite the fact that prostate cancer is the mos[...]

HIV/AIDS: Ondo Increases Service Points, Trains Officers to Fight Spread

On 07/Dec/2013 / In Medical News

Apparently determined to demonstrate its zero tolerance for HIV/AIDS spread among its people, the Ondo State government said it has increased the service points across the state to enable more people access its integra[...]

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