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Chloroquine, Rainforest Vine Compound Kill Resilient Cancer Cells

On 03/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Anti-malaria drugs known as chloroquines have been repurposed to treat cancer for decades, but until now no one knew exactly what the chloroquines were targeting when they attack a tumor. Now, researchers from the Abra[...]

LUTH Strike: Doctors Lament Over Unpaid Salaries

On 03/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Branch, has lamented over the non-payment of its members’ salaries by the hospital’s management in the last three months.[...]

LASUTH Inaugurates Study on Asthma Control in Children

On 03/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

A study on Asthma Control in children was on Wednesday inaugurated at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.   The Lead Investigator of the study, Dr Olufunke Adeyeye, who is a Consultant Respira[...]

NAFDAC Destroys N3bn Fake Drugs in One Year

On 03/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says it has destroyed substandard and falsified medicines, unsafe drugs and unwholesome food and chemicals worth N3bn in the last one year.   NA[...]

Cross Rivers First Lady Flag-off Maternal Neonatal Tetanus Elimination Vaccination Exercise

On 03/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

The Wife of the Governor of Cross River State, Dr. (Mrs.) Linda Ayade has flagged off vaccination to eliminate maternal Neonatal Tetanus disease in the State. Dr. Ayade who flagged off the exercise on Saturday in Calab[...]

Stories: Living With HIV/AIDS

On 01/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

Many wonder about the continuous suicidal attempts in the country especially at Lagos lagoons. Little will people know that these are people who have sentenced themselves to death after hearing the life changing news a[...]

World AIDS Day 2018: 30 questions about HIV/AIDS, answered, for 30 years of World AIDS Day

On 01/Dec/2018 / In Medical News

What's the difference between HIV and AIDS? What are PrEP and PEP? Here are 30 questions, answered, for the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. People around the world on Saturday will observe the 30th annual World[...]

PCN Seals 326 Pharmacies and patent shops in Niger

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed up 326 pharmacies and patent medicine vendors shops in Niger state for not meeting up to the requirements of the council. The Director, Inspection and Monitoring, Pha[...]

Ogun State Hospitals Management Board Interview Date

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

RECRUITMENT OF HEALTH WORKERS: OGUN POSTPONES INTERVIEW DATE TILL DECEMBER    The Ogun State Hospitals Management Board postponed the oral interview slated to be held on Wednesday 21" November, to Mo[...]

#YellowFever Outbreak: Ondo Government Warns Residents

On 30/Nov/2018 / In Medical News

Towards  safeguarding the health of state,  the Ondo State has warned residents of the state of yellow fever outbreak in several parts of the country.    In a Press statement, the Commissioner f[...]

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