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How SARS Virus Hijacks Host Cells

On 23/Aug/2013

  UC Irvine infectious disease researchers have uncovered components of the SARS coronavirus -- which triggered a major outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2002-03 -- that allow it to take over host[...]

Strike Disrupts Services In Federal Hospitals

On 23/Aug/2013

  • Minister faults action, doctors pledge to work    AS the strike by workers of federal hospitals entered its second day Thursday, only skeletal services were provided at such health facilit[...]

Cancer-surgery Complications Rise While Death Risk Drops

On 22/Aug/2013

The number of complications experienced by United States patients after major cancer surgery is rising, but fewer are dying from their operations, a new study reveals.   Researchers analysed data from 2.5 mill[...]

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Delerium Drug

On 22/Aug/2013

Haloperidol, an antipsychotic drug that’s widely used in hospitals to treat delirium in critically ill patients, is no more effective than a placebo, a new study contends.   Delirium is common in critica[...]

Rotary Club Of Lagos: Free Medical Check Up

On 22/Aug/2013

Rotary Club Of Lagos - Palm Grove Estate No. 1, D'Alberto Road, Palm Grove Estate Lagos, Nigeria   FREE MEDICAL CHECK - UP   DATE; SATURDAY, 24th AUGUST, 2013   TIME: 10.00AM TO 2.00PM[...]


On 22/Aug/2013

FACULTY OF SURGERY   NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF NIGERIA (NPMCN)   The chairman, Faculty Board of Surgery hereby gives notice of the following events that are holding from 1st - 4th Septe[...]

Conference Reviews Impact of PG Medical Education on Healthcare Delivery

On 22/Aug/2013

WORRIED by the poor state of medical services in the country, the 8th Annual Scientific Conference and All Fellows Congress of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMNC) has reviewed the impact of pos[...]

Early Tx For Infants With HIV Beats Waiting

On 22/Aug/2013

  For neonates with HIV, early treatment followed by a drug holiday yielded better results than deferring treatment until it was medically necessary, researchers reported.   In a randomized, open-label[...]

Health Workers Strike: AMLSN President Orders Full Withdrawal of Services

On 22/Aug/2013

Dear Colleagues,  As a result of the obvious unwillingness of the Federal Ministry of Health to obey and comply with the judgement of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) regarding the withdrawal of the[...]

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