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How Maternal Obesity Causes Childhood Cancer, by Researchers

On 17/Jul/2019

A new study analyzed two million birth records and 3,000 cancer registry records and found that children born to obese mothers were 57 percent more likely to develop cancer, independent of other factors. This finding o[...]

Management of Hepatitis

On 17/Jul/2019

Sunday, July 28, 2019, is another World Hepatitis Day. Every year on July 28, the World Health Organisation and partners mark the World Hepatitis Day to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and t[...]

Spine Society Laments Lack of Adequate Experts

On 17/Jul/2019

The President of the Nigerian Spine Society, Dr Kabiru Abubakar, says the country is in dire need of spine experts to attend to the numerous cases of spine diseases in the country. Abubakar said this in Lagos on Friday[...]

‘State Hospitals’ Loss of Accreditation Frustrating Medical Internship’

On 17/Jul/2019

The Registrar of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Dr Tajudeen Sanusi, has blamed the inability of many medical graduates to secure placement for internship on the loss of accreditation by many state-owned hos[...]

‘Prioritise Doctors’ Welfare to Curb Brain Drain’

On 17/Jul/2019

The Provost of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Afolabi Lesi, has urged the federal and state governments to improve on the welfare of doctors to curb brain drain in the Nigerian medical profession.[...]

Paediatrician says Fever, Rashes Could be Symptoms of Measles

On 17/Jul/2019

A consultant paediatrician, Dr Adaugo Onyedinma, has advised parents to watch out for fever, rashes which usually start from the forehead and progress downwards to involve the trunk and limbs of their children, saying[...]

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010: UN

On 17/Jul/2019

HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 — some 33 percent lower than in 2010 — the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding d[...]

Paramilitary Men Tortured Civilian to Death, Doctor Says

On 17/Jul/2019

Sudan’s feared paramilitaries have beaten and tortured to death a civilian in a town in war-torn Darfur, a doctors’ committee linked to the protest movement said Tuesday.   The civilian died on Mon[...]

Ebola Patient in DR Congo City of Goma has Died - Governor

On 17/Jul/2019

The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu province said on Tuesday. The case — the first in a major urban hub in the region’s nea[...]

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