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New HIV Drug Kills 99 Per Cent of Virus During First Human Trial

On 05/Nov/2018

A new HIV drug created by Israeli researchers has passed its first human clinical trial.   At end of the trial, it was discovered that the drug, named Gammora, created by Zion Medical, an Israeli biotech compa[...]

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa Emerges As New PSN President in Landslide Victory

On 05/Nov/2018

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa Emerges As New PSN President in Landslide Victory One of the major highlights for the just concluded Annual National Conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) which held in Ibadan, wa[...]

Maternal Nortality: Health Minister Advocates Accelerated Girl-Child Education

On 05/Nov/2018

The minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday called for accelerated girl-child education in order to reduce maternal mortality rate in the country.   Adewole, while making the call at the unveiling o[...]

Too Much Screen Time for Children Linked to Anxiety, Depression

On 05/Nov/2018

With television for a nanny, a mobile phone for prattling, and a tablet for gaming, children these days are surrounded by screens. It turns out too much screen time may actually be bad for your kid.   Accordin[...]

Pharmacists Elect New President Today

On 05/Nov/2018

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) will elect a new President of the society who would take over the mantle of leadership from the outgoing President, Ahmed Ibrahim Yakasai.   The Annual General Meeti[...]

WHO Director General Applauds WISH report On Nursing

On 05/Nov/2018

A report on nursing and midwifery produced for the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has received special appreciation from Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of[...]

@nannm_ng, Delta State Nurses, Protest Against State Governments Counter-productive, Stringent And Unfavourable Policies

On 05/Nov/2018

Nurses in Delta State, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, have protested against the state government over the "counter-productive, stringent and unfavourable policies. The[...]

90 Percent of Cancer Deaths Occur in Developing Countries, Says Expert

On 05/Nov/2018

Former Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Olalekan Abudu, has said 80 to 90 per cent of new cases and deaths from cervical cancer occur in low income count[...]

Doctors Seek Minister’s Intervention Over Looming Strike

On 02/Nov/2018

Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) have urged the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, to intervene and avert disruption of  services at the institution.   The doctors, who a[...]

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