Conditions

Coffee curbs prostate cancer in men.

The love of good tea is in human nature even though a subset of people prefer a scintillating cup of coffee. Coffee is arguably one of the most popular drinks on the planet and is a complex cocktail. In fact, coffee can contain more than 1000 nonvolatile chemical compounds and in excess of 1,500 volatile […]

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The Use of Triclosan-coated sutures: Research studies have shown a gross reduction in surgical site infections.

The Use of Triclosan-coated sutures in battling surgical site infections. A scientific conference that held in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology seminar room of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital around late February, 2018 gave an insight into the advantage and cost-effectiveness of using Triclosan-coated sutures. Dr Adumah, a resident doctor in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology […]

Conditions Patient

How Accurate Is A DNA Test?

A DNA test is a medical method for checking the paternity or maternity of a child in the medical community.  A DNA test also allows you to determine bloodlines and genetic diagnosis of different inherited diseases you are vulnerable to. We get half of our DNA  from our biological mother and the other half from […]

Patient

LUTH Opens New Cancer Treatment Center.

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, cancer treatment centre recently commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari will open its doors to patients on May 1. Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode in a statement said the centre’s ultra-modern equipment was undergoing necessary calibrations and […]

Career

Job Vacancy: House Officers, Interns needed at FMC Abeokuta.

Interested and suitably qualified candidates are hereby invited to apply at the Federal Medical Center FMC Abeokuta for the following positions: 1⃣ House Officers 2⃣ Pharmacy Interns 3⃣ Physiotherapy Interns 4⃣ Nurse Interns 5⃣ MLS Interns 6⃣ Radiography Interns Requirements ? Application letter addressed to: The Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Bisi Onabanjo way, Idi-aba, […]

Meds Women's Issue

MISO-FEM: A solution to improving Maternal Health in Nigeria

Nigeria’s estimated maternal death per year is 40,000 which accounts for about 14% of global maternal mortality even though it contributes only 2% of the global population. Nigeria is the second largest contributor to maternal mortality worldwide, after India.   One Nigerian woman dies every 13 minutes (i.e. 109 women each day) from pregnancy and childbirth […]

Meds

PRESS RELEASE: DKT Nigeria 3-Month Pack for Levofem OCP.

DKT Nigeria has completed registration of the 3-months pack for Levofem daily oral contraceptive pills. Levofem 3-months pack contains three blisters of 21 pills with Levonorgestrel 0.15mg + Ethinylestradiol 0.03mg which prevents pregnancy for three months. Each blister also contains 7 pills with Ferrous Fumarate 75mg. READ ALSO: MISOFEM USE – A DRUG SAVING LIVES […]

Editor's Focus Events

Lagos Building Collapse: #HopeForItaFajiVictims Train Brings Support like never before!!!

It sounded like a bomb-blast. The building came crashing down leaving pandemonium and chaos in the air. Everybody was running in every direction, with nobody really making progress. It had happened in the morning, at about 9:00 am on a Wednesday. A building marked for demolishing three times had all the while been the premises […]

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Job Vacancy: House Officers, Interns needed at IMSUTH, Orlu.

JOB VACANCY: Qualified candidates for the departments listed below are to apply for Housemanship/Internship at the Imo State University Teaching Hospital IMSUTH, Orlu. POSITIONS: House Officers Intern Medical Laboratory Scientist. Intern Pharmacists Intern Dental Dental Technologists Intern Dental therapists REQUIREMENTS Letter Of Application bearing candidates contact. Curriculum Vitae. Certificate or Letter of Local Government of […]

Career

Job Vacancy: Housemanship positions open at UniMedTHC

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions in the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital Complex, Ondo State. POSITION: House Officers – Candidate must possess the MBBS/MBChB/BDS degree in Medicine and Surgery or Dentistry, as well as a certificate of Provisional Registration with the Medical and Dental Council […]

Conditions

A nap a day keeps high blood pressure at bay

“Midday sleep appears to lower blood pressure levels at the same magnitude as other lifestyle changes. For example, salt and alcohol reduction can bring blood pressure levels down by 3 to 5 mm Hg,” said Manolis Kallistratos, MD, cardiologist at the Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece, and one of the study’s co-authors, adding that […]

Career

Job Vacancy: House Officers needed at UITH, Ilorin (2019).

Interested and qualified candidates are invited for the position of intern Doctors (House officer) in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. Requirements. Minimum professional qualification as MBBS. Certificate of provisional registration as a medical practitioner issued by the MDCN Certificate of annual practicing license issued by MDCN Three referee reports with at least two from […]

Tech

DIGITAL HEALTH SUMMIT 2019 – An opportunity for digital health start-ups to pitch & excel!!!

Nigeria healthcare space is fast drawing the attention of investors who may just be seeing what the regular eye cannot see. Of course, DoctorsQuarters Tech Team would be sniffing out the health tech innovation as they take shape and form. It is no news that the tech space is currently bubbling with creativity and activity […]