Conditions

Important : BRCA gene If Defected Increases the Risk of Cancer In Women

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that produce tumor suppressor proteins. These proteins help repair damaged DNA and, therefore, play a role in ensuring the stability of the cell’s genetic material. When either of these genes is mutated, or altered, such that its protein product either is not made or does not function correctly, DNA […]

Editor's Focus

What Sodium Salt (Table Salt) Does to Your Body When Not taken in the Right Quantity

Sodium chloride, or table salt, supplies the electrolyte sodium to your diet. This mineral is essential for maintaining fluid balance within your cells, for contracting your muscles and for transmitting nerve impulses. It also plays a critical role in helping your digestive system absorb nutrients. Although you need a significant intake of sodium each day […]

Editor's Focus

Most Populated Cities in the World : Some Cities in Nigerian Make the List

With the rapid urbanization and globalization, the world is also growing rapidly in population. Here are the Ten most populous cities in the world. 10. Mumbai, India (12.6 Million) 9. Guangzhou, China (12.7 Million) 8. Lagos, Nigeria (13.4 Million) 7. Istanbul, Turkey (14 Million) 6. Tianjin, China (14.7 Million) 5. Delhi, India (17.8 Million) 4. […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Housemanship & Internship Positions Opens In Nigerian Navy

The Nigeria Navy in pursuance of its social responsibility, invites applications from suitably qualified Nigerians in the Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital Lagos for the: Title: 2018 Housemanship/ Internship Programme Location: Lagos Qualifications Candidates for the Housemanship/ Internship programme must possess the following qualifications: •MBBS/MBBCH or its equivalent from accredited institutions for Medical Doctors •D.Pharm/B.Pharm or […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Pharmacy Interns Needed At DESULTH

The Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of PHARMACY INTERNS. QUALIFICATION/ELIGIBILITY Candidates should possess a B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) degree or its equivalent from a recognized university, which is registrable with the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN). METHOD OF APPLICATION Eligible candidates are expected to […]

Patient

Children’s IQ Could Be Lowered By Mothers Drinking Tap Water While Pregnant

Adding fluoride to public drinking water for dental purposes has been controversial since the practice first began in 1945, and the latest findings are sure to stir that pot yet again. A new study suggests that prenatal exposure to this chemical may affect cognitive abilities and that children born to mothers exposed to high amounts of fluoride […]

Physician

Press Conference: Nigerian Medical Association Marks Her 2017 Physicians’ Week

The Physicians’ Week is an annual event of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). Usually, it is a weeklong activity during which we celebrate ourselves as doctors contributing to effective healthcare services delivery and research in Nigeria; while the Physicians week celebration provides an opportunity for us as doctors to review the events of the health sector […]

Policy

NMA takes measures against illegal medical centre

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Ekiti State chapter, has taken steps to clamp down on illegal medical centres and fake doctors. The Association on Sunday signed a pact with the state government for introduction of accreditation of health facilities. Dr Sunday Omoya, the NMA Chairman, said on Sunday at the end of the 2017 Physicians’ Week […]

Physician

West Africa College of Surgeons Releases Full Result List of Successful Candidates for Oct 2017 Fellowship Exams

The West African College of Surgeons have announced the release of October 2017 Fellowship Examinations conducted by the college. CONGRATULATIONS…. CLICK BELOW TO SEE RESULTS FOR EACH DEPARTMENT AND LEVEL ANAESTHESIA DA ANAESTHESIA PART ONE(MEMBERSHIP) ANAESTHESIA PART2 PROVISIONAL ANAESTHESIA PART2 ANAESTHESIA PRY DENTAL SURGERY PART ONE(MEMBERSHIP) DENTAL SURGERY PART2 PROVISIONAL O AND G PART ONE(MEMBERSHIP) […]

Career

FMC Lokoja: Full List of successful Housemanship Candidates 2017

We are simply glad to announce that the Federal Medical Center, Lokoja has published the successful list of Housemanship candidates in the recently concluded Housemanship Examinations. Nigeria’s most reliable Internship/Housemanship parcel delivery service, Parcel Medico sent in the list. Get more details on how to access and use the Parcel Medico Service and other housemanship […]

Policy

2030: Africa needs 11m doctors, teachers – UNICEF

Africa will need about 11 million doctors, nurses, and teachers by 2030 to carter for millions of children who will be the result of a population boom. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a social and economic disaster that could propel millions to migrate is imminent if the professionals are not sought. The […]

The Professional

Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists 2017 Conference and Workshop

The Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists proudly presents Her Conference and Workshop tagged (CWNAMP 2017) ABUJA 2017 THEME: Innovations and Developments in Medical Physics MAIN CONFERENCE: 6th – 8th November 2017 JOIN THE NEW DoctorsQuarters.com BBM CHANNEL ON C0015D291… Its New And Refreshing

The Professional

Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria 2017 Organizes Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Nationwide…

The Community Health Practitioners Registration Board of Nigeria in collaboration with the institute of Human Virology Nigeria is organising 2017 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program for community health practitioners in all the six geo political zones in Nigeria This is to improve, renew and update the skills and ability of all registered practitioners to ensure […]

Patient

Vodka Vs Wine: Why Drinking Vodka May Be Healthier Than A Glass Of Wine

Not all drinks are created equal. And National Vodka Day is a good time to take a closer look at this staple of every corner bar. Vodka may have some virtues. Clear liquor contains fewer congeners, compounds besides alcohol produced during fermentation and may contribute to the severity of hangovers. Many drinkers look to vodka as a lower calorie option […]

The Professional

Press Statement: Pharmaceutical Society Of Nigeria (PSN) 90th Annual National Conference – PSN President

Distinguished members of the National Executive Council, Respected Gentlemen of the Press, It is my great pleasure and delight to welcome you to this annual pre-conference briefing of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria which also officially kick-starts endeavours relating to our forthcoming National Conference. As usual this will afford us an opportunity to comment on […]