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NAFDAC Warns On Fake Contraceptives

On 20/Jun/2013

WOMEN seeking emergency oral contraception and their partners should beware as fake products have flooded the Nigerian market, just as the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has, for[...]

Resident Doctors Threaten Strike Over Poor Funding

On 20/Jun/2013

Strike looms in hospitals as the National Association of Resident Doctors has warned of an impending national strike over alleged poor funding of their residency training by the Federal Government.   The 21-da[...]

NUC Introduces PG courses in Gerontology, Geriatrics

On 20/Jun/2013

The National Universities Commission has collaborated with the Dave Omokaro Foundation to design a curriculum for postgraduate degree programmes in gerontology and geriatrics in the nation’s university system.[...]

Breast Cancer Scientists Say Less Invasive Surgery Possible

On 19/Jun/2013

Some breast cancer sufferers could be treated with radiotherapy instead of more invasive surgery after a Europe-wide study.   Cardiff specialists who led the UK arm of the trial which studied 5,000 women found[...]

Chemical Probe Confirms That Body Makes Its Own Rotten Egg Gas, H2S, to Benefit Health

On 19/Jun/2013

A new study confirms directly what scientists previously knew only indirectly: The poisonous "rotten egg" gas hydrogen sulfide is generated by our body's growing cells.   Hydrogen sulfide, or H2S[...]

IVF: First baby born using 'safer' method

On 18/Jun/2013

In a world first, a healthy baby has been born using a "safer" method of the infertility treatment IVF.   Baby Heath - who is now nearly eight weeks old - was conceived using a natural hormone to kic[...]

IQ Link to Baby's Weight Gain in First Month

On 18/Jun/2013

New research from the University of Adelaide shows that weight gain and increased head size in the first month of a baby's life is linked to a higher IQ at early school age.   The study was led by Universi[...]

One Step Closer to a Vaccine for a Common Respiratory Disease

On 18/Jun/2013

Young children and the elderly are especially susceptible to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The three-dimensional structure of respiratory syncytial virus has been solved by an international team from Finland and S[...]

Cerebral Palsy Centre earmarked for Lagos

On 18/Jun/2013

A Cerebral Palsy, CP,centre designed to offer specialist support and care to  indigent Nigerians  with Cerebral Palsy in Nigeria is to be set up in Lagos by the  Benola Foundation, a Non- Governmental Or[...]

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