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The role of non-physician surgeons

On 18/Jan/2014

Dear Colleagues (and especially those from Nigeria!),   Could I respectfully call your attention to the annual UNICEF collection of data entitled The State of the World's Children ? Difficult questions can[...]

JOHESU To Begin Warning Strike From Jan 22

On 18/Jan/2014

DISSATISFIED with government’s implementation of various agreements signed with health professionals in the past, health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthca[...]

Health Workers, Set For Nationwide Strike In PHCs, General And Teaching Hospitals

On 18/Jan/2014

The Assembly of Healthcare professionals and Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have directed all its members nationwide in primary health care centres (PHCs), general/specialist hospitals and teaching hospitals to em[...]

Odd News: Surgeons replace man’s missing thumb with his big toe

On 17/Jan/2014

Corey Taylor of Baltimore County is enjoying newfound freedom after an interesting surgery replaced the thumb he lost in a 2011 accident, with his big toe. WBAL 11 News reported that daily tasks were extremely difficul[...]

Prostate cancer drug that halts spread of disease could be available within five years

On 17/Jan/2014

. Designer protein hinders growth of diseased cells even in conditions where conventional therapies are ineffective  . Currently, there are few options left when the disease is advanced . The new drug works by[...]

Tiny needles make jabs less painful

On 17/Jan/2014

Scientists have designed smaller needles that take the pain out of injections, New smaller needles could make injections less painful than traditional needles.   Tiny medical equipment can painlessly penetrate[...]

Doctors Stick To 20-Day Ultimatum Issued Edo Govt

On 17/Jan/2014

The Edo State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association on Thursday called off its strike over the government’s refusal to pay members’ salaries and allowances for the five-day warning strike called by th[...]

UCH Performs Seven Open Heart Surgeries In Three Months

On 17/Jan/2014

The pioneer teaching hospital in Nigeria, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan has recorded an unprecedented feat in the area of all diseases of the heart and blood vessels otherwise known as cardiovascular. Bet[...]

Progeria: Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

On 17/Jan/2014

Progeria (pronunciation: /proʊˈdʒɪəriə/) (Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, HGPS, Progeria syndrome) is an extremely rare genetic disease wherein symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at a very[...]

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