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Examine Your Breast, Prevent Cancer

On 11/Nov/2013

Shola Adebanjo felt an unusual growth in her left breast while taking a shower and did not dismiss it. Doctors told her that by discovering the pre-cancerous growth early, she had reduced her chances of being diagnosed[...]

Foods That Lower Cancer Risk

On 11/Nov/2013

Cruciferous veggies   Broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kale are all cancer-fighting stars in the produce department, and several studies have linked them to a lower risk for colorectal, lung[...]

NIH Launches Trial of Investigational Genital Herpes Vaccine

On 10/Nov/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Researchers have launched an early-stage clinical trial of an investigational vaccine designed to prevent genital herpes disease. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseas[...]

CARDIOLOGIST URGES DOCTORS TO EDUCATE PATIENTS ON DOSAGE OF PRESCRIBED DRUGS

On 09/Nov/2013

An Abuja-based cardiologist, Dr Onye Achilihu, on Thursday urged medical doctors to educate patients on the importance of complying with the dosage of prescribed drugs.   This call became necessary in order to[...]

Pharmacists, nurses, others should stop competing with doctors –NMA president

On 09/Nov/2013

The President, Nigerian Medical Association, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, in this interview insists that physicians are best suited to head teaching hospitals   Is it not biased to say only doctors should head hospit[...]

Pharmacists, Nurses, Others Should Stop Competing With Doctors –NMA President

On 09/Nov/2013

The President, Nigerian Medical Association, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, in this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE, insists that physicians are best suited to head teaching hospitals Is it not biased to say only docto[...]

Anticonvulsant Promising for Alcohol Dependence

On 09/Nov/2013

The anticonvulsant gabapentin, a widely prescribed anticonvulsant used to treat epilepsy and neuropathic pain, is showing promise in the treatment of alcohol dependence, new research suggests.   Results from a[...]

Immune-Suppressing Cells Explain Newborn Infection Vulnerability

On 09/Nov/2013

Immune-suppressing cells explain newborn infection vulnerability          New research suggests that immune-suppressing cells may be a cause of infection vulnerability in newborn infants[...]

Fibre, Wellness And Longevity

On 09/Nov/2013

  How much fibre do you take daily? Regular consumption of foods high in fibre ensures healthy living and longevity. In contrast, diet that contains little or no fibre induces ill-health in different shades. Fib[...]

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