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NANNM, SSAUTHRIAI, Other Staffs Join Doctors Strike at LUTH

On 10/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

Healthcare delivery services at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, yesterday worsened as other workers joined the striking members of the Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, to declare total strike. The deve[...]

Doctors In A Health-Crisis System

On 09/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

THE decision by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), to embark on a three-day warning strike the other day, once again, set the stage for another paralysis of the nation’s health care delivery sys[...]

Mandatory Refresher Course (MRC) For Registered Environmental Health Teachicans (EHTs) And Environmental Health Assitants (EHAs) in Nigeria

On 09/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

EVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICERS REGISTRATION COUNCIL OF NIGERIA MANDATORY REFRESHER COURSE (MRC) FOR REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH TECHNICANS (EHTs) AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANTS (EHAs) IN NIGERIA In line with[...]

US Backs New Genetic Research on Infectious Diseases

On 09/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

The U.S. National Institutes of Health has awarded $25 million to the J. Craig Venter Institute to back an initiative to study infectious diseases like malaria and influenza at the genetic level to help find better tre[...]

Board of Trustees of Pensioners of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Notice

On 09/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

BOARD OF TRUSTES OF PENSIONERS OF MEDICAL AND DENTAL COUNCIL OF NIGERIA NOTICE TO ALL MDCN PENSIONERS The Borad of Trustee on Pensions of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) hereby informs all existing[...]

Family Confirms Death Of ‘The Amazon,’ Dora Akunyili

On 08/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

  The Akunyili family has officially confirmed the death yesterday in India of Prof. (Mrs.) Dora Nkem Akunyili.  She was 59.   A statement signed by former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, on beh[...]

New Targets That Could Increase Effectiveness, Reduce Side Effects in Breast Cancer Treatments

On 07/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

Approximately two out of three breast cancers are driven by receptors that bind the hormones estrogen and estrogen —when the hormones bind to these receptors in cancer cells, they signal the cancer cells to grow.[...]

Lung Cancer Breath Test Looking More Promising

On 07/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

The study is the work of Fred R. Hirsch, professor of medical oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and colleagues, and was presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical[...]

Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals - No Strike Action for Now

On 06/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

Mr O.C. Ogbonna is the National General Secretary, Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP/NUPMTPAM). He spoke to a Medicalworldnigeria.com Correspondent on the status quo as regards the June 5 ultimatum i[...]

Kidney Disease: New Treatments

On 05/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that new therapies for kidney disease could be developed more quickly by revising the definition of kidney disease progress[...]

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