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50th Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) Conference communique

On 03/Dec/2014

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE 50TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE/GENERAL MEETING & GOLDEN JUBLIEE CELEBRATION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTISTS OF NIGERIA HELD ON 3rd - 8th NOVEMBER, 2014 AT[...]

Beetroot Juice Lowers Blood Pressure in Hypertensives. By Pam Harrison

On 03/Dec/2014

  Dietary nitrate in the form of daily beetroot juice significantly reduced elevated blood pressure compared with placebo in hypertensive patients over 4 weeks, a randomized phase 2 trial showed.   Dr V[...]

Association Wants Insurance for Ebola Health Volunteers

On 03/Dec/2014

The Commonwealth Medical Association, West African Region, has called on the Federal Government to provide a comprehensive life insurance for the 504 Nigerian health workers deployed in Ebola hit countries.  [...]

HIV Losing its Edge, Evolving into Milder Form – Study

On 03/Dec/2014

One of the world’s most feared virus is losing its edge. HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study led by British scientists.   The team at the Univ[...]

Stress Affects The Heart, Manage it!

On 03/Dec/2014

We all sometimes talk about stress, and feeling stressed, usually when we feel we have too much to do and too much on our minds, or other people are making unreasonable demands on us, or we are dealing with situations[...]

S’Leone Doctor Who Got Ebola Not Relenting

On 03/Dec/2014

FOR eight weeks, Dr. Komba Songu-M’briwa worked at the understaffed Hastings Ebola Treatment Center outside Sierra Leone’s capital. When he began feeling sick, he thought it might be exhaustion but on Novem[...]

Healthcare Workers Still Vulnerable to 'Splash and Splatter', By Caroline Helwick

On 03/Dec/2014

  In spite of protections, mucocutaneous splash and splatter incidents still occur frequently, often in hospital areas that are considered to be low risk and in the absence of appropriate personal protective[...]

World Health Organization (WHO) Declares Spain Ebola-Free

On 03/Dec/2014

Spain is officially clear of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Tuesday, after no new cases were reported since a nurse’s assistant who contracted the virus there tested negative for it.   Sin[...]

Hunters, Police Rescue Kidnapped Nurses in Ekiti

On 03/Dec/2014

The three nurses who were kidnapped last Friday in Ekiti State have been  rescued.   But the Director of Administration, Ado Local Government Area, Mr Tayo Olawuyi , who was kidnapped last week Monday is[...]

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