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Pharmacists Seek Role In Management Of Government Hospitals

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

PRESIDENT of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Olumide Akintayo, has cautioned the Federal Government against making health administration in all the government-owned hospitals the exclusive rights of medical do[...]

UBA Donates Incubators To Teaching Hospitals

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

As part of concerted efforts to reduce child mortality in the country, UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa Plc has undertaken to donate incubators to teaching hospitals in[...]

Lymphoma Risk Varies for Celiac Disease Patients

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

  Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestinal damage have a higher risk for lymphoma than those with healed intestines, a new study finds.   The intestinal damage in people with celiac disease is ca[...]

Signs, Symptoms Of Heart Defects

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

-  Many babies who are born with atrial septal defects have no signs or symptoms. However, as they grow, they may be small for their age.   - When signs and symptoms do occur, a heart murmur is the most c[...]

Live Right, Prevent Heart Defects In Babies

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

Open the pages of newspapers these days, and you are likely to find beleaguered parents — mostly mothers — soliciting financial help for their babies who were born with holes in the heart.   Physic[...]

Coping With Breast Cancer

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from the breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk.   While the overwhelming majority of huma[...]

Complex Anticancer Compound Developed

On 06/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have achieved the first efficient chemical synthesis of ingenol, a highly complex, plant-derived compound that has long been of interest to drug developers for its anticance[...]

79% Nigerians Have No Access to Health Insurance - Poll

On 04/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

THE health insurance scheme is yet to gain acceptance in the country, as latest weekly poll results released by NOI polls has revealed that almost eight in 10 Nigerians (79 per cent) do not have access to health insura[...]

FMC Ido-Ekiti Establishes Community Dental Centres

On 04/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

The Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State has received approval from the Federal Ministry of Health to operate community dental practice in communities in Ekiti State. To t[...]

Fresh Strike Looms in Health Sector

On 04/Aug/2013 / In Medical News

Health workers in Nigeria, under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, have asked the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, to comply with the order of the National Industrial Court in the interest of industri[...]

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