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 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[...]

Dabma Sickle Cell Foundation Present Their World Sickle Cell Day 2014

On 05/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

Dabma Sickle Cell Foundation In Collaboration with NTA Channel 52 and The Guradian Present  A One-Day Summit on SCD Drug Management Versus Addiction Date June 19th, 2014 Time: 10.00am prompt Venue: NTA2[...]

Doctors Resume Today, Threaten Indefinite Strike If…

On 05/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

As resident doctors in the various public hospitals across the nation return to their duty posts today, after a three-day nationwide warning strike, the aggrieved medical doctors have threatened to embark on an indefin[...]

National Health Bill: Health Workers Want Contentious Issues Addressed

On 05/Jun/2014 / In Medical News

Nigerian health workers have urged the House of Representatives to urgently intervene in resolving controversial issues of the National Health Bill by calling for a public hearing to ensure meaningful and fair contribu[...]

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