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Study: Fried foods increase risk of death among older women

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A study published in the British Medical Journal has found that regular consumption of fried foods may increase the risk of death from any cause among older women. The study also linked a higher risk of heart-related d[...]

Meet our demands in seven days or we will go on strike, JOHESU threatens FG

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

The Joint Health Sector Union on Monday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to meet its demands.   Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, the National Chairman of the union, said this at a warning rally org[...]

2019 polls: NDLEA cracks down on illicit drug dealers

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

To forestall the use of drugs in inducing youths into crime during the forthcoming elections, Yobe state Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has engaged in a clean-up exercise to ensure a drug free envi[...]

2019 World Leprosy Day: Inmates at Oji River Leprosy settlement seeks help for self-reliance

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

MAURICE OKAFOR writes that at an occasion to mark the 2019 international world leprosy day held on Sunday, January 28, the inmates of Oji River Leprosy settlement in Enugu state decided to seek for help from various or[...]

Unfair Labour Treatment: JOHESU Protests Today

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

A nationwide rally in Abuja and cross the states the country to protest an alleged highhandedness of the Federal Government against health workers in the country will commence today. This is according to a formal state[...]

Glo moves to reduce huge cost of medical tourism with new innovative solution

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Globacom has an­nounced a robust health plan that will revolutionise health care de­livery in Nigeria by giving the people access to a worldwide database of top doctors.   To be called Glo Health, Glob[...]

Panic in APC, Presidency Over JOHESU Strike Threat

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

There is palpable tension among top officials of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and other top members of  President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over the plan by health workers under the umbrella of[...]

Lassa Fever: Akeredolu inaugurates committee to end scourge

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has inaugurated an Emergency Response Committee on Lassa Fever, following recent reported cases of the disease in the state.   The committee, chaired by the state Com[...]

Comedian Iya Mufu supports Atinuke Cancer Foundation Awareness Walk

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

In its bid to enlighten Nigerians on the scourge of cancer, the Atinuke Cancer Foundation held a sensitisation event in Lagos on Saturday. Held at the Rafiu Jafojo Park, Shasha, the event featured a 5Km walk challenge,[...]

Anglican Bishop Attributes Drugs use to Absence of Control Measures

On 04/Feb/2019 / In Medical News

Retiring Archbishop of Kwara Province and Bishop of Kwara Diocese, Anglican Church, Segun Adeyemi has urged the Federal Government to ensure regulated access to drugs and chemicals to reduce the current prevalence abus[...]

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