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Ties Restrict Blood Flow, Reduce Work Performance – Study

Men love ties. For some, it is a necessary accessory in the attire they wear to the office or any corporate or social function. It is also a part of many work uniforms. However, a new study by researchers in Germany has warned that ties could hamper men’s work performance as it compresses veins that […]

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NYSC Member, Late Nkechi Shown on CCTV being rushed into hospital for treatment.

NYSC – National Youth Service Corps member who was killed by a police man have drawn public outcry on social media and in the country. Already, various government bodies, including the Police and the National Assembly have commenced investigations into the matter. However, I saw this chronological account of what happened in the Hospital, as […]

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Why Drinking Tea Without Sugar Is Best for You

Speaking of pleasure, what could be more delightful than a cup of tea, coffee or chocolate drink when reading through the dailies or after a stressful meeting? But researchers found that adding sugar to tea or cocoa may reduce its beneficial health effects. In a new study, researchers at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, […]

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World Blood Donor Day 2018: 13 Myths On Blood Donation You Must Set Aside.

Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety and availability of blood and blood products for patients in need. […]

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Novartis Summit: Networking in Health System necessary for better Heart Failure care – Mbakwe

SPONSORED POST: To improve heart failure care in Nigeria, there must be greater cooperation between cardiologists and other healthcare professionals, as well as a more systematic coordination of heart healthcare within the health system, distinguished Consultant Cardiologist, Prof. Amam Mbakwem, has said. Speaking at the 2018 Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit in Lagos which focused on Heart […]

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Novartis Nigeria Employees Donate Blood to Save Lives

SPONSORED POST: Pharmaceutical company Novartis, in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Service and the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service, recently organized a blood donation drive where Novartis employees voluntarily donated blood to save the lives of patients. The blood donation exercise which took place in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu and Abuja. It was organized in celebration […]

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Lassa Fever: CDC Nigeria Commences Training Of Health Workers Clinical Diagnosis, Management

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, cdc Nigeria, has commenced a nationwide training of healthcare workers on case management, laboratory diagnosis, prevention and control of Lassa fever. The Chief Executive Officer of the centre, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the announcement on Friday during a press briefing on Lassa fever in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that after […]

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Ramadan: Healthy Fasting Tips for long distance traveling during this period.

Ramadan is best spent at home with family, reflect and become closer to god, but different situations may require you to travel and those travel timings may coincide with your fast. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, highlights some tips to help you make it easy for yourself and not to miss out on […]

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Research: Taking A Bus Is Safer Than Driving Your Private Car

You know how it is that everybody is rushing off to get a new private ride? Those shining ones that speaks more about more about class than about the actual need for moving from point A to point B? How is it that most people believe that public bus transport systems (Metro systems) is too […]

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JOHESU: Patients gets forcefully shut out of FCT Hospitals

GOVERNMENT hospitals in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), were forced to discharge their patients on Wednesday as the states and local governments workers joined the nationwide strike by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, today. The JOHESU has directed all its members at the state and local government to commence […]

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Man United Former Manager Sir Ferguson Out of Intensive Care Unit Following A Brain Surgery.

Former Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, 67, was admitted to Salford Royal Hospital for an emergency brain procedure on Saturday after a fall at his home near Manchester. He have since been in Intensive Care. However, Manchester United confirmed on Wednesday that the legendary Ferguson is out of intensive care following surgery on a brain […]

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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 […]