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Chewing Gum May Not Be Bad After All

On 28/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

What is sweet, minty and sticky when you lick it? It is most likely to be chewing gum. Our moms tried to stop us from picking up the habit of gum chewing. Many have received punishment ranging from tedious house chores[...]

Patients Groan As LASUTH Workers Strike

On 28/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

At the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH on Thursday, none of the uniformed health workers were on duty except the doctors. Nurses, pharmacists, lab scientists and other health workers commenced a stri[...]

PARENTS AGAINST AUTISM INITIATIVE

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

SPECIAL REPORT ON AUTISM April is celebrated worldwide as Autism Awareness Month \. Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD, is a condition that affects the social, emotional, and behavioural development of childern. Various s[...]

Agency Poised To Reach Over Three Million Untreated TB patients

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

Air Force chief lauds 45 NAF Hospital over fight against scourge AS the world marked tuberculosis (TB) day Monday, global efforts are intensifying to provide drugs every year to over three million undiagnosed, untrea[...]

Rivers, Reddington, Others Win Healthcare Excellence Awards

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

REDDINGTON Hospital Lagos, Rivers State government and Pidson Healthcare PIc top the list of winners at the Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) held last weekend.at Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos.  The NHEA w[...]

NPHCDA Gets Ministerial Marching Order On Polio Eradication

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

• Reiterates commitment to providing effective primary health care  MINISTER of State for Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan has directed the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) and its partn[...]

'Breast Milk Remains Best For Babies'

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

FOLLOWING the increase in child mortality in the country, health professionals have said that breast milk remains the best way to ensure child's healthy life and reduce child mortalities.  According to them,[...]

Stress Delays Pregnancy, Doubles Infertility Risk

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

HAVING difficulty getting pregnant can be an incredibly stressful experience for any couple. Now, for the first time, researchers have data that suggests pre-conception stress might play a role in infertility. [...]

What You Should Know About Blood Conditions

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

When something is wrong with your blood, it can affect your total health. That is why it is important for you to know about some of the common blood disorders that may affect you. People may be affected by many diffe[...]

MDCAN threatens to Down Tools in Teaching Hospitals/Federal Medical Centres across Nigeria

On 27/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, MDCAN, in Teaching Hospitals and Federal Medical Centres, has threatened to down tools in protest against the spate of alleged physical attacks against its members[...]

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