Immaculate Heart Hospital, School of Medical Laboratory Science Nkpor, Calls For Admission 2016/2017 Session

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the School of Medical Laboratory Science, Immaculate Heart Hospital, Nkpor, Anambra State, for the 2016/2017 academic session. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Candidates must possess at least five (5) credit passes in WAEC/GCE/SSCE (internal or external)/NECO ‘O’ level subjects or its equivalent which must include English language, Mathematics, […]

Patient Physician

This Doctor Doesn’t Mind If Your Cell Phone Rings!!!

Please turn on your ringer, you might get an important call! From your case worker. Your housing coordinator. From WIC. A question about your SNAP or TANF or immigration papers or medical application. A potential client for your taxi business. Your boss telling you a shift is available. It could be something important. So please […]



Excessive sweating is known as ‘hyperhidrosis’. Sweating at the gym feels great. Sweating on a date or at the office? Not so much. While it’s perfectly normal to get drenched when pumping iron or even at a steamy summer barbecue, growing pit stains during a romantic dinner or sopping palms when shaking hands can be […]

Patient Policy


After signaling its intentions for years, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today unveiled a proposal to ban most powdered medical gloves to guard against multiple health threats to clinicians and patients alike.The proposed ban applies to powdered surgeons’ gloves and the absorbable powder for lubricating them, as well as powdered gloves for patient […]

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Underarm shave is a big deal now especially for women and I take it personal. You cannot wear a tube top dress or sleeveless blouse without hair sneaking under your arm and can be really embarrassing. Most times unshaven underarm can cause discomfort and odor that can be disturbing too. However, it is also mentioned […]

Conditions Patient


CONSIDER THIS STORY: She is a booked 33 year old primigravid hospital staff who presented at a GA of 39w+2d on account of drainage of liquor 5 hours prior to presentation. Had augmentation of labour. However following an assessment of prolonged second stage labour secondary to cephalopelvic disproportion, she was counseled on the need for an emergency […]



  A cancer drug duo could one day eliminate the need for chemotherapy for women with HER2-positive breast cancer; in a new study, a combination of two drugs was found to completely eradicate or significantly shrink breast cancer tumors within 11 days of diagnosis. Women with HER2-positive breast cancer saw a complete eradication or significant […]

Career The Professional

Download Complete List Of March/April/May 2016 Part 1 Fellowship Examination Of NPMCN

The is the official list of approved candidates for the March/April 2016 Two-stage Part I Fellowship examination slated for Thursday March 24, 2016 at the various accredited centres across the country. Recommended: Full List Of Candidates To Sit For Primary Fellowship Exams. Important Information  The Part I Comprehensive List contains outstanding Associate Fellowship dues, Special levy […]


Even The National Hospital Abuja Shuts Down.

Patients at the National Hospital, Abuja, groaned for the third day yesterday as workers in the facility refused to work for four hours, in protest of alleged refusal of government to pay them a teaching allowance. When our correspondent visited the hospital at about 10 a.m., many patients and their families were left unattended to […]


“New 11 Years For Medical And Dental Students Worrisome And Convulsive” – NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday faulted plans by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to jerk up the duration of medical education from six to 11 years, saying; “It is worrisome, convulsive, and capable of causing unnecessary tension among parents, students and other stakeholders.” Reacting to a statement credited to the Executive Secretary of the […]

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Special Announcement For MBBS Admission Into Kaduna State University, 2016/2017

This is to inform the general Public and prospective candidates that kaduna state University will not admit candidates for the MBBS programmes for 2016/2017 academic Session Candidates who chose the MBBS Programme of Kaduna State University for the 2016/2017 academic session in 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are advised to explore the window for […]

Career Policy

A Rebutal From AMLSN Don In Response To NMA’s Directives.

In what is a response to the communique released by the NMA on the Dichotomy Between Doctors and Other Health Workers, a don of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria, AMLSN, Dr Benjamin Ajufo wrote this report and wants the world to know the ‘truth’. Read his article: In a Press Release by the Nigerian Medical […]

Patient Physician

320 Billion Spent In Overseas Treatment By Nigerians! – CMD, Genesis Specialist Hospital.

Dr Olade Roger is a Havard trained specialist. He is a Co-founder of the new Genesis Specialist Hospital and he speaks on medical tourism in Nigeria. This is what he said; “It has been estimated that Nigerians spent $1.9bn on medical tourism in 2014. This money could have transformed the health sector of Nigeria, if […]


Child Spacing Reduces Maternal Mortality By 40% – NURHI

Project Director, Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), Mr Moji Odeku, Has said that child spacing can reduce maternal mortality by 40 per cent. Odeku made the assertion on Wednesday in Ilorin during the official presentation of the Family Planning Blueprint to the state Ministry of Health. The project director, declaring Kwara as the pacesetter in Nigeria […]

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Dark Clouds Hovers On Madonna University, As Traffic Acccident And Lightening Strikes.

Sad… Just so sad. Unconfirmed reports from a student at the foremost Private University says that the university have recorded two separate incidents that may have caused the lives of the victims. Most of the students left for the Easter break today, but 3 sisters did not get home. They were involved in a ghastly […]