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Africa’s Largest Syringe Factory, Jubilee Syringe Co., Holds Media Parley

Press Release: Jubilee Syringe Company Limited Media Parley.  Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing Company is Nigeria’s first syringe company located on a 8,000 square meter (sqm) land area in 1 Jubilee Close off Jubilee Road, Awa, Onna L.G.A. Akwa Ibom State, 524107, Akwa Ibom State. As the first syringe manufacturing company in Nigeria, it’s surpasses South Africa’s […]

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Ebola Vaccine Gets Approval For Use In Republic Of Congo

The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an experimental Ebola vaccine in the country, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. “We have agreement, registration, plus import permit, everything formally agreed already,” Tedros told reporters. “All is ready now to […]

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NAFDAC Reopens Emzor Pharmaceuticals

Firm gives police details on absconded worker    We assure Nigerians of quality products’ Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited has been reopened by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The firm also stated that it had submitted to the police information about its absconded worker that was featured in the British […]

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MedReview: Contraceptive Implant Device, Implanon NXT Is The Way To Go!!!

This post is a Medical Review of the Contraceptive Device, Implanon NXT… We took the liberty of doing more research, clinically and academically, on the product after some information was provided to us by DKT Nigeria. Implanon NXT is a small, flexible, silicone rod (just about the size of a match stick) that contains 68mg […]

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6 condom myths everyone needs to stop believing…

The DKT Boss in Nigeria sent in this condom myths that would totally shock you. As the head of a brand that speaks out loud on issues on fertility and contraception, his message was quite captivating. Already the use of condoms is quite high among young adults who have a higher tendency at sexual exploration. […]

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FALSIFIED CEFIXIME PRODUCTS CIRCULATING IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been alerted by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the circulation of two versions of falsified Cefixime products in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (South Kivu). The two versions of falsified Cefixime products were identified and reported to the […]

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DKT Announces major Partnership Deals… Price of Levoplant reduced to $6.90 in FP2020 countries

Dear friend of DKT, I am pleased to announce the exciting news that DKT and Shanghai Dahua Pharmaceutical have entered into a strategic partnership to increase access to and use of contraceptive implants. Effective today, DKT will serve as the global marketing partner for Levoplant, a WHO-prequalified implant. DKT will assume responsibility for introducing Levoplant into […]

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The five most addictive substances in the world

We’d never recommend anyone does drugs (especially the illegal ones). But if you do have your heart set on mind-altering substances, it’s probably wise to avoid these five – as they’ve been found to be the most addictive substances in the world. A group of addiction experts, chemists, forensic scientists, and pharmacologists, headed up by […]

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Three to four cups of coffee a day linked to longer life

Drinking coffee is “more likely to benefit health than to harm it” for a range of health outcomes, say researchers in The BMJ today. They bring together evidence from over 200 studies and find that drinking three to four cups of coffee a day is associated with a lower risk of death and getting heart disease compared […]

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U.S. Scientists find cure for leukaemia

A Group of American scientists have found a new possibility to cure leukemia, the results of a new study showed on Tuesday. Leukemia is a deadly disease that knocks down patients as young as only seven years old. In the study published in Journal Nature Medicine, the group of scientists from Stanford University and National […]

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BREAKING: 3 Eminent Personalities Win Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine… Co-Winner Was Breatheless When The News Broke (READ ALL)

PRESS-RELEASE: The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm Summary Life on Earth is adapted to the rotation of our planet. For many […]

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US approves first gene therapy for cancer

The United States approved the first gene therapy against cancer on Wednesday — a treatment that uses a patient’s own immune cells to fight leukemia — opening a new era in the fight against one of the world’s top killers. The treatment is made by Novartis and is called Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel). This type of anti-cancer […]

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World’s First Diabetes App Checks Blood Sugar Levels without drawing a drop of blood.

Developers say Epic app will available later this year on Android and iOS It could help people see if they may develop diabetes and need to make changes Close-up images accurately show information about the user’s blood flow These are then sent to the cloud for analysis and can provide feedback It can also tell people […]

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It Is Official. Change In Terminology From Pressure Ulcer To Pressure Injury

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) announces a change in terminology from pressure ulcer to pressure injury and updates the stages of pressure injury. Washington, DC – The term “pressure injury” replaces “pressure ulcer” in the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Pressure Injury Staging System according to the NPUAP. The change in terminology more […]