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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 […]

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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. […]