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HIV Pill Pastor Fined For Fake Cure

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A Zimbabwean prophet who said he had found a herbal remedy for HIV and other illnesses has been fined $700 (£540) for fraud. Walter Magaya, 35, was reported to be selling packets of the pills online for $1,000.[...]

Study: Women Stay Sharper For Longer Because Their Brains Are Four Years Younger Than Men On Average

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Women may have the advantage over men when it comes to brainpower. Their brains appear almost four years younger than men's on average, a study suggests. The discovery may help to explain why women tend to stay men[...]

As Doctors Desert Kogi

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The issue of non-payment of workers and poor welfare was brought to the fore with the disclosure last week that 88 doctors had left the Kogi State civil service since the commencement of the Yahaya Bello administration[...]

The media, public attitudes and mental health

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The human society is made up of people who evolve rules and practices to conduct their affairs over time. These practices are all subsumed under the umbrella of culture, which is defined as a total way of life of the p[...]

Emekobum advocates love, care for people affected by leprosy

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Nigerians have been admonished to show love and care to people affected by leprosy rather than stigmatising or discriminating against them and their family members.    The National Coordinator, Voice of H[...]

UBTH gets cancer treatment machine, as Obaseki hails Buhari on patients’ care

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

BENIN CITY—THE University of BeninTeaching Hospital, UBTH, said it has procured a brachytherapy machine to speed up the treatment of cancer.    The Chief Medical Director of UBTH, Prof. Darlington O[...]

Govt hospital, facilities dormant 14 months after Obaseki pledged take-off

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

OTUO—THE people of Otuo in Owan East Local Government Area, Edo State, have lamented that 14 months after the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, assured them of the inauguration of the multi-million naira Women and[...]

Polaris Bank Commemorates World Cancer Day

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

In commemoration of the 2019 World Cancer Day as well as the demonstration of its commitment to the fight against breast cancer in Nigeria, Polaris Bank has encouraged Nigerians to pay more attention to their eating ha[...]

300 Jostle for 60 Medical Positions at LASUTH

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

About 300 job seekers have applied to fill the 60 vacant positions at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.   The Public Affairs Officer of the hospital, Mrs Aderonke Anifowoshe-Bello, in a stat[...]

Safe Medicine: NAFDAC DG Advocates Collaboration Among W’African Countries

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has stressed the need for collaboration among West African countries in order to ensure access to safe[...]

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