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#JOHESU STRIKE 2018: Hospitals Services Crippled Nationwide

Activities in teaching hospitals are currently paralysed across the country as health workers embarked on a nationwide strike. Admission of patients, medical treatments and surgeries were consequently suspended at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) National Hospital, Abuja, the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Kano and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Anambra State. The […]

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Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU): 20 Lessons Every House-Officer Must Realize… Numbers 2, 6 & 17 Is so true!!!

Healthy babies are beautiful outcomes of pregnancy. However, some other babies do not do so well in the whole process. These babies would most often be observed more closely at the Special Care Baby Unit, SCBU. It is a specialized unit designed for the proper management and observation of ‘critical’ babies, would may not survive […]

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How Obesity dulls the sense of taste – New Study

Previous studies have indicated that weight gain can reduce one’s sensitivity to the taste of food, and that this effect can be reversed when the weight is lost again, but it’s been unclear as to how this phenomenon arises. Now a study publishing March 20 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Andrew Kaufman, Robin Dando, and […]

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#SocialMedia: Lagos General Hospital In Total Disrepair… (Photos)

Instagram user and medical doctor @osehike shared some photos of a General Hospital in Nigeria’s most popular city, Lagos, that would not even be fit to rear animals. At a time when the government is being hailed for doing outstanding work, these photos will shock you. Now the Minister of Health, Prof Adewole have recently […]

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7 Tips for People who have Hypersensitive Skin

GUEST POST: Having beautiful skin is gift of nature but maintaining it today is difficult especially for people with hypersensitive skin. It requires a lot of effort and hard work to put in. However here are simple tips that you can adopt to avoid skin breakouts. Wash Your Face At Night: After a long tiring […]

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University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Marks One Year Anniversary of IVF Babies

The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, In-Vitro Fertilization Centre has cordially sent out these special invites as they celebrate the Delivery of One of Her IVF Babies as they celebrate the Birthday of Awofisayo Olayide Bello Victoria & Victor (Twins) Olagunju Sultan Shoba Khadijah Emmanuella Date: January 25 2018 Venue: UITH Main Theater (10:00am) […]

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Yusuf Buhari Treatment Is Lead By Minister of Health

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, is the leader of a medical team currently providing treatment for President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf, who was involved in a motorbike accident in Abuja recently. Wife of the President, Aisha, disclosed this in a “thank you” message she posted on her verified Instagram page, aishambuhari. She thanked […]

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Scientists unravel link between alcohol and cancer

Think twice about that frothy, bubbly alcohol you consume as scientists have issued a new warning about its health effects by unravelling the linkage between it and cancer. Alcohol damages the DNA of stem cells responsible for producing new blood, according to a mouse study which may explain the link between drinking and cancer, scientists […]

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Short Stories Series: Doctors Value A Good Christmas Too…

I strolled from the call room to the ward to review a patient. It was around six o’clock on Christmas morning. On getting to the ward, I turned left and saw a toddler tottering towards me. Though I saw her mother following her, my eyes were more focused on what the little girl was carrying. […]

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WHO To Recognize Video Gaming As A Mental Condition

Candy Crush, Snake & ladder… Can you be addicted to video games? The World Health Organisation (WHO) thinks so as it will be adding gaming disorders to its International Classification of Diseases in 2018. Despite having rejected previous attempts to have smartphone and Internet addiction accepted, the WHO will officially recognize obsessive gaming disorders as […]

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Aisha Buhari’s clinic for women opens in Daura

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday inaugurated a 50-bed capacity maternal and children clinic built and equipped by the Aisha Buhari Foundation in Daura, Katsina State. Speaking at the opening of the clinic, Mrs Buhari decried the poor state of maternal and child health in Nigeria, saying that the situation became […]

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Nigeria’s Ace Broadcaster, Sefinatu Muhammed Dies of Alzheimer’s Diseases

Sefinatu Muhammed, a social critic, fashion enthusiast and broadcaster who once worked with NTA has died. She died after returning from the United States where she had a brain tumour surgery. Before her demise, she was reportedly battling Alzheimer’s disease. Her death was announced two months after it occurred. She has since been buried after […]

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5 Reasons Running Daily Makes Your Mind Stronger

GUEST POST: What can help you to have a nice body shape, kill stress and catch up with your friends? Running? Well, YEAH! This is no promotional talk. Running daily is the best calorie blasting workout you would find. It is something which keeps you physically healthy but most of all it makes your mind […]

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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 […]