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Notification of Fifth Refresher Course

On 30/May/2013

  This is to notify ALL trained post basic nurses of the underlisted nursing program who have not registered with the nursing and midwifery council of nigeria after five years post qualification for four week re[...]

HIV Inner Shell Structure Revealed

On 30/May/2013

Researchers have for the first time unravelled the complex structure of the inner protein shell of HIV.   The US team, reporting in Nature, also worked out exactly how all the components of the shell or 'c[...]

Artificial Sweeteners May Do More Than Sweeten: It Can Affect How the Body Reacts to Glucose

On 30/May/2013

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a popular artificial sweetener can modify how the body handles sugar.   In a small study, the researchers analyzed the sweet[...]

Dabrafenib and Trametinib Approved for Metastatic Melanoma

On 30/May/2013

Two new drugs have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in certain patients with metastatic or unresectable melanoma, along with a diagnostic test to identify patients who are suitable for[...]

Preterm Birth Affects Ability To Solve Complex Cognitive Tasks

On 29/May/2013

Being born preterm goes hand in hand with an increased risk for neuro-cognitive deficits. Psychologists from the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum and the University of Warwick, UK have investigated the relation between the dura[...]

Nigerians Patronise Private-Owned Hospitals Over Govt – POLL

On 29/May/2013

A new weekly poll results by NOI Polls shows 79 percent of Nigerians do not have access to health insurance. The poll also revealed that almost 45 percent Nigerians rely on private hospitals/ healthcare facilities for[...]

Brain-Eating Ameba

On 29/May/2013

Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis   Hello. I'm Dr. Jennifer Cope, an epidemiologist with the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch at CDC. I am here today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Med[...]

New Flu Strains Prompt Review of Current Research, Call to Redouble Flu Fight

On 29/May/2013

Despite numerous medical advances over the past century, the flu -- a seasonal rite of passage for many around the world -- still remains deadly and dangerous. An estimated 150,000 to 200,000 are hospitalized from infl[...]

JUNE 2013: Upcoming American heart Association Basic Life Support Course

On 29/May/2013

  This Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and e[...]

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