fight drug abuse

On 24/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

AWKA — Anambra State government promised weekend to join hands with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in waging war against drug trafficking and consumption.   Governor Peter Obi made the[...]

Chlamydia Infection May Pave Way For Cancer Via DNA Damage

On 22/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

New research from Germany suggests that persistent infection by Chlamydia may pave the way for cancer: not only does the pathogen cause mutations in host cell DNA, it also inhibits the cellular mechanisms that attempt[...]

Scientists Discover Previously Unknown Requirement for Brain Development: Brain Requires Thalamic Input as Well as Genetics

On 22/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have demonstrated that sensory regions in the brain develop in a fundamentally different way than previously thought, a finding that may yield new insights into v[...]

Breakthrough Medical Trial Allows 3-Year-Old To Hear For The First Time

On 21/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

  . Grayson Clamp is the first child in the U.S. to have an auditory brain stem implant   . About 1,000 people in the world have auditory brain stem implants   . Auditory brain stem implants we[...]

Thirdhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

On 21/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

A study led by researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found for the first time that thirdhand smoke -- the noxious residue that clings to virtually all surfaces long after the secondhand smoke from[...]

Increase Awarenes On Sickle Cell

On 20/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

Medical Personel under the aegis of Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation have for increased awareness on sickle cell disorder in the country in order to reduce the spread.   The group made the call in Ibadan, Oyo[...]

MERS-CoV Easily Spreads In Hospitals

On 20/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

A team of experts who traveled to Saudi Arabia have reported that the new Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is easily transmitted in healthcare settings, posing a serious public health threat. &[...]

Drug Shows Surprising Efficacy as Treatment for Chronic Leukemia, Mantle Cell Lymphoma

On 20/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

Two clinical studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine with an accompanying editorial suggest that the novel agent ibrutinib shows real potential as a safe, effective, targeted treatment for adults with[...]

NAFDAC Warns On Fake Contraceptives

On 20/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

WOMEN seeking emergency oral contraception and their partners should beware as fake products have flooded the Nigerian market, just as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has, for[...]

Resident Doctors Threaten Strike Over Poor Funding

On 20/Jun/2013 / In Medical News

Strike looms in hospitals as the National Association of Resident Doctors has warned of an impending national strike over alleged poor funding of their residency training by the Federal Government.   The 21-da[...]

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