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An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

On 18/Dec/2013

Prescribing an apple a day to all adults aged 50 and over would prevent or delay around 8,500 vascular deaths such as heart attacks and strokes every year-- similar to giving statins to everyone over 50 years who is no[...]

Indian Woman Miscarries 10 Babies In One Night

On 18/Dec/2013

  In what's being called a medical record in India, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh miscarried 10 babies in one night this week.    The Indo-Asian News Service reports that Anju Kushwaha[...]

Doctors Degin Five-day Nationwide Strike Today

On 18/Dec/2013

Doctors in public health institutions across the country will begin a five-day nationwide strike today. The National President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, who spoke with our corresponde[...]

I Cant be Held Responsible for Doctors Strike - Minister of Health

On 18/Dec/2013

The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Monday in Abuja stated that nobody should hold him responsible for the planned strike by doctors under the aegis of Nigerian Medical Association. The NMA had directe[...]

GlaxoSmithKline to Stop Paying Doctors to Make Speeches

On 18/Dec/2013

GlaxoSmithKline is making major changes to its incentive schemes following a damaging corruption scandal in China, the British Broadcasting Corporation reported on Tuesday.. The pharmaceuticals firm will st[...]

National Health Bill Will Be Ready Before Christmas - Senate Committee Chairman

On 18/Dec/2013

The National Health Bill will be ready before December 25, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has said.   He expressed the optimism on Monday evening in Abuja during the inauguration of B[...]

Communique Issued by Nigerian Medical Association NEC Meeting and Emergency Delegates Meeting

On 17/Dec/2013

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY THE NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (NMA) AT THE END OF HER DECEMBER 2013 NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING (NEC) MEETING AND EMERGENCY DELEGATES MEETING (EDM), HELD BETWEEN SUNDAY 8TH DECEMBER AND S[...]

‘Patients Should Be Part Of Their Treatment’

On 17/Dec/2013

Medical diagnostic professionals, such as physicians, pathologists and medical laboratory scientists, are clamouring for a more inclusive treatment to enable patients have a say in how their health is managed. At the[...]

LASUTH Acquires Ultrasound Machine

On 17/Dec/2013

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja has acquired a 4D ultrasound machine, in conjunction with Landwind medical/First Foundation Medical Engineering Company Limited in Ikeja, Lagos. The machin[...]

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