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Doctors, Pharmacists Give Advice on Blood Pressure Drug Recalled Over Cancer Risk

On 19/Jul/2018

Doctors and pharmacists are giving new advice after a recall for heart and blood pressure medication.   Friday, the FDA issued a recall for valsartan, a widely-prescribed drug.   Family-owned pharmacy[...]

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Inducts 186 Doctors, Dentists

On 19/Jul/2018

Prof. Afolabi Lesi, Provost, College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), has advised the 186 newly-inducted medical and dental graduates to be change agents in the health sector.    Le[...]

‘Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Outweigh Mercury Risk’

On 19/Jul/2018

A new study has noted that pregnant women who form the habit of eating fish every week stand the chance of benefitting the brains of their future children and reducing the latter’s risk of having early symptoms o[...]

World Bank Earmarks $4m for Kwara Health Sector

On 19/Jul/2018

The World Bank has earmarked the sum of $4m to strengthen health care service delivery in Kwara State.   The Head of World Bank’s Health in Africa Initiative, Prof. Khama Rogo, disclosed this during the[...]

#MentalHealth: Destinys Childs Michelle Williams Checks Into Facility After Admitting She Suffers From Depression

On 18/Jul/2018

Michelle Williams has checked herself into a mental health facility. The 37-year-old Destiny's Child songstress 'is getting treated in a facility just outside of Los Angeles' according to TMZ on Tuesday.&nb[...]

Treat Patients with Respect, NHIS Urges Health Workers

On 18/Jul/2018

National Health Insurance Scheme on Tuesday urged health workers to treat patients with respect and dignity in order to ease access to healthcare.   The Executive Director of NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf, made the[...]

Delta State Polytechnic 2018/2019 Post UTME Screening Exercise

On 18/Jul/2018

This is to inform all interested candidates that the Post-UTME Screening Exercise for admissions into various programmes of the Delta State Polytechnic. Ozoro has been scheduled to hold on Friday, 28th - Saturday, 29th[...]

Delta State Polytechnic 2018/2019 Higher National Diploma (HND) Screening Exercise

On 18/Jul/2018

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to the Delta State Polytechnic. Ozoro for the underlisted courses in 2018/2019 academic year.   A. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) COURSE[...]

Bill Gates Jump-Starts Research For An Affordable Alzheimers Test

On 18/Jul/2018

Besides a cure, what do those afraid of Alzheimer's disease need most? According to entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates, a key need is a "reliable, affordable, and accessible" diagnostic test. To j[...]

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