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Scientists Discover Immune Cell That May Stop Breast Cancer

On 12/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

Breast cancer patients have been given hope after scientists found an immune cell which may stop the disease returning.   In a world-first discovery, researchers have spotted ‘gamma delta T cells’[...]

Saudi Treats 8,000 Eye Patients, Conducts 694 Surgeries in Nigeria

On 12/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The volunteer medical campaign by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to combat blindness and its causes said it diagnosed and treated 8,000 patients of eye-related free of charge in Ibadan.   The Ambassador of Saudi[...]

PCN Seals 571 Medicine Stores in Bauchi

On 12/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria has sealed 571 pharmaceutical and patent medicine stores in Bauchi State. The Director of Inspection and Monitoring, PCN, Mrs Anthonia Aruya, who stated this at a press conference[...]

Fellows of the West African College of Nursing Mark World Egg Day

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

In a bid to raise awareness of the benefits of eggs and their importance in human nutrition, the Rivers/ Bayelsa branch of the West African College of Nursing has commemorated 'World Egg Day'.   World[...]

Lab Scientists Disrupting UCTH Medical Care

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

DOCTORS have accused laboratory scientists at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital of frustrating medical care and treatment of patients in the university. The doctors, who are members of the College of Nigerian[...]

EHA Clinics Train Doctors, Nurses on Basic and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Course

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The EHA Clinic Kano has trained its Doctors and Nurses on Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support to impart both knowledge and understanding of BLS & ACLS and to provide standardized quality car[...]

Stakeholders Seek Collaboration to Stem Rising Mental Illness, Depression, Suicide

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

  Stakeholders have called for the concerted efforts of government, parents, and caregivers among others to stem the tide of mental illness, depression, and suicide that is fast spreading at an alarming rate in[...]

Overseas Medical Trip Unhelpful - Obstetrician

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Chief Medical Director of Olan Comprehensive Health Care Centre, Lagos, Dr Emmanuel Soyoola, has lamented that Nigerians going for medical care abroad are not helping the country to grow economically. Soyoola durin[...]

LUTH CMD Advises Nigerians on Minimal Access Surgery

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof Chris Bode, has advised Nigerians to embrace minimal access surgery. Bode, who was represented by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, LUT[...]

States Health Insurance Scheme Not Sustainable, Says NMA

On 11/Oct/2019 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association has warned that the insurance schemes set up by states to secure their shares of the N55bn Health Care Provision Fund are poorly established and lack the capacity to provide sustainable[...]

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