A Potential New Therapeutic Option for Sickle Cell Disease and β-Thalassemia

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2019/PRNewswire/ — An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine(Volume 244, Issue 14, October 2019) (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1535370219872995) reports a possible future treatment option for patients with sickle cell disease and β-thalassemia. The study led by Dr. Li Liu in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas (USA), reports that δ-aminolevulinate (ALA), a heme precursor, […]

Nigerian governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment.

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Nigerian governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment…  Premium Times Nigeria pledges $12 million to end HIV, TB, malaria  Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG HIV/AIDS: Nigeria pledges $12m to Global Fund towards tackling menace  Vanguard View full coverage on Google News Nigerian governors funding pilgrimages, instead of HIV/AIDS treatment… – Premium Times […]

Antibiotic Resistance Has Doubled In The Last 20 Years, New Research Finds

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Across much of Europe, resistance to antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections associated with common stomach conditions has more than doubled in the last two decades, according to new research. Preliminary findings presented at United European Gastroenterology Week Barcelona 2019 suggest that resistance to antibiotics commonly taken for Helicobacter pylori infection, a bacterium that is associated with gastric ulcer, […]

Lagos Confirms Three Cases Of Monkeypox In One Month

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Three suspected cases of monkeypox disease have been reported and confirmed in Lagos State in the last one month. Commissioner for Health in the state, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this at the biosecurity update meeting on the situation report of the disease held recently. According to a statement posted on the government’s Facebook on Saturday, […]

HIV-positive Florida man, 26, faces charges for having sex with women

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Gentry Burns (Volusia County Sheriff’s Office) UPDATE: The Sheriff’s Office believes that Burns traveled extensively along the east coast of the United States and may have had contact with other victims in other states. Detectives are asking anyone who believes they may be a victim to contact the Volusia Sheriff’s Office. The best way to report […]

49 per cent children under five not growing well in Nigeria – UNICEF

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49 per cent children under five not growing well in Nigeria – UNICEF UNICEF Nigeria said this in a statement and added that malnutrition remains a major public health and development concern. In Nigeria, Aisah Mairo Iddris, a health worker measures a child who is undergoing treatment for malnutrition. [UNICEF/UN0260697/Esiebo] The United Nations Children Fund […]

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens

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Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens “ By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Historically, black teenagers in the United States have had lower suicide rates than whites. But a new study finds that more black teens have been attempting suicide in recent years — and experts are not sure why. […]

NIGERIAN govt. scaling up prevention services for HIV.

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THE Country Director, Heartland Alliance International (HAI), Mr Batholomew Ochonye, on Monday, commended the Federal, States and Local Governments for scaling up prevention services for HIV and AIDS. Ochonye, in an interview, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that some states of the federation had taken over the bills for treatment and prevention […]

Message for every couple who wants to completely treat Staphylococcus, Gonorrhea, STD, other Infections

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Message for every couple who wants to completely treat Staphylococcus, Gonorrhea, STD, other Infections [Sponsored]  Daily Post Nigeria Dear friend, Thousand of Nigerian men and women, just like you, are now totally treating staphylococcus aureus, gonorrhea, syphilis and other drug resistan. Message for every couple who wants to completely treat Staphylococcus, Gonorrhea, STD, other Infections [Sponsored] […]

All you need to know about the HPV virus and vaccine

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All you need to know about the HPV virus and vaccine  Daily Nation Before the end of September, the government will begin a nationwide campaign to vaccinate young girls aged 10 against the risk of contracting cervical cancer. All you need to know about the HPV virus and vaccine – Daily Nation Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog […]

HIV/AIDS activists demand bio-metrics registration for people on ARV treatment

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HIV/AIDS activists demand bio-metrics registration for people on ARV treatment  Independent Indy man shares story of living with HIV ahead of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day  FOX 59 Indianapolis View full coverage on Google News HIV/AIDS activists demand bio-metrics registration for people on ARV treatment – Independent Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

Vitamin D is good for the bones, but what about the heart?

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Vitamin D is good for the bones, but what about the heart?  Medical Xpress Vitamin D plays an important role in overall health, but if you’ve been taking supplements to strengthen your heart, recent research may disappoint you. Vitamin D is good for the bones, but what about the heart? – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

What is dengue and why is it so widespread?

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What is dengue and why is it so widespread? The mosquito-borne illness has infected large numbers of people worldwide, particularly in Asia. By: Jenny Vaughan.   Dubbed “breakbone fever,” dengue is one of the world’s leading mosquito-borne illnesses and infects tens of millions across the globe annually, especially in Southeast Asia. About half of the […]

Best supplements for cholesterol: Three supplements proven to lower cholesterol – Express

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Best supplements for cholesterol: Three supplements proven to lower cholesterol  Express BEST supplements for cholesterol: High cholesterol is a dangerous precursor to a number of serious health complications. Taking steps to lower cholesterol can … Best supplements for cholesterol: Three supplements proven to lower cholesterol – Express Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

DR Congo ex-health minister arrested for embezzling Ebola funds.

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo have detained the former minister of health amid an investigation into the use of Ebola funds as confirmed Ebola deaths rose to near 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus exceeded 3,000 in the sprawling African nation. Former Minister of Health Oly Ilunga was taken into custody, police […]

In Ivory Coast, telemedicine revolution proves blessing for heart patients – Independent

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In Ivory Coast, telemedicine revolution proves blessing for heart patients  Independent Bouaké, Ivory Coast | AFP | Every time Catherine Coulibaly’s 19-year-old son had to make a routine appointment with the cardiologist for his heart condition, she … In Ivory Coast, telemedicine revolution proves blessing for heart patients – Independent Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

World’s first malaria vaccine released

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The world’s first malaria vaccine is being rolled out in parts of Kenya from Friday, after previously being released in Ghana and Malawi. It will be added to the routine vaccination schedule, and more than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years. Malaria kills more than 400,000 people globally […]

Current Tuberculosis in 2019

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According to Lancet executive summary: “Tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death from an infectious disease worldwide. With the targets of the WHO End TB Strategy set, the need for effective prevention and treatment is even more urgent. Despite the many challenges faced in tuberculosis research, including low capacity for human efficacy testing of vaccines, […]

Cameroonians with HIV face ‘a death sentence’ as Global Fund threatens to pull antiretroviral drugs – Global Voices

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Cameroonians with HIV face ‘a death sentence’ as Global Fund threatens to pull antiretroviral drugs  Global Voices Global Fund has warned it will withdraw its international aid to fight HIV with free antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in Cameroon, should the country continue to dodge … Cameroonians with HIV face ‘a death sentence’ as Global Fund threatens to […]

Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia – EurekAlert

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Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia  EurekAlert An advanced MRI brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-damaged blood vessels helped predict problems with thinking (planning, organizing information … Advanced MRI brain scan may help predict stroke-related dementia – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Nigeria: Hand Washing Died When Nigeria Became Ebola Free.

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Nigeria: “Hand Washing Died When Nigeria Became Ebola Free”  AllAfrica – Top Africa News The Managing Director of Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA) Health Trust, Dr. Niniola Williams, has decried the unfortunate decline in the practice of hand … Nigeria: “Hand Washing Died When Nigeria Became Ebola Free” – AllAfrica – Top Africa News Source: Nigerian […]

Ask Dr. Nandi: New strain of strep causing cases of scarlet fever – WXYZ-TV Detroit | Channel 7

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(WXYZ) — A new more toxic strain of Strep has been discovered. And it’s causing outbreaks of scarlet fever over in Britain. Can we expect it to arrive here in the US? Experts say yes. Let me first start with explaining strep, it’s a group of bacteria known as Group A streptococcus or group A […]

The prevalence of diabetes in the African region

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The prevalence of diabetes in the African region  Open Access Government In this interview, Jean-Marie Dangou from the WHO Regional Office for Africa discusses diabetes in the African region, including lack of access to treatment and … The prevalence of diabetes in the African region – Open Access Government Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

Telemedicine engages newly postpartum women in cardiovascular monitoring

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Telemedicine engages newly postpartum women in cardiovascular monitoring  EurekAlert America has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. Since cardiovascular disease is the primary cause, researchers have created a blood … Telemedicine engages newly postpartum women in cardiovascular monitoring – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

A little kindness goes a long way for worker performance and health

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A little kindness goes a long way for worker performance and health  Science Daily Small gestures of kindness by employers can have big impacts on employees’ health and work performance, according to an international team of researchers. A little kindness goes a long way for worker performance and health – Science Daily Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog […]

Ending AIDS is everyone’s business | UNAIDS – UNAIDS

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Feature story Ending AIDS is everyone’s business 10 September 2019 By Gunilla Carlsson, UNAIDS Executive Director, a.i. and Nancy Wildfeir-Field, President of GBCHealth Over the past three decades, AIDS has united the international community in a way that no other health crisis has. The disease galvanized grass-roots groups to fight for the human rights of […]

Antibiotic resistance can spread in the absence of drugs

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Antibiotic resistance can spread in the absence of drugs  Medical News Today Using mice, scientists have recently identified a mechanism independent of antibiotic use that can spread drug resistance among intestinal bacteria. Antibiotic resistance can spread in the absence of drugs – Medical News Today Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Nigeria: Current Yellow Fever Outbreak.

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Abuja, 7 September, 2019 – The Federal Government, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and partners, is launching a Yellow Fever (YF) reactive vaccination campaign, in three States to help control an expanding YF outbreak in Nigeria identified in Ebonyi.  The 10-day campaign (07-16 September 2019), to be implemented […]

HIV treatment and prevention in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

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Although, Akwa Ibom state has recorded a significant drop in HIV prevalence to 5.5 per cent from 10.8 per cent in 2013, about 5.5 per cent of the people between the ages of 15 and 64 are not all on regular treatment, as reported by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Mr Patrick Essiet. According […]

Guinea: Mortality risk for Ebola survivors is five times greater than general population

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In Guinea, Mortality risk for Ebola survivors is five times greater than general population September 7, 2019 Ebola survivors in Guinea face a more than five times greater risk for mortality after hospital discharge than the general population, according to findings from a retrospective cohort study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Most deaths among […]

Google Maps abortion clinic searches show; pro-life clinics

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Google Maps abortion clinic searches show ‘pro-life’ clinics: Report  Business Insider The “abortion clinic” category in Google Maps is intended for clinics that offer the procedure, but other organizations are still showing up. Google Maps abortion clinic searches show ‘pro-life’ clinics: Report – Business Insider Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

WHO Teams With Facebook Against Misinformation On Social Media, concerning Vaccines.

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The World Health Organization has reached an agreement with Facebook to direct millions of users to WHO sites where they can get accurate information about vaccines. WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib tells VOA that misinformation about vaccines is a global health threat that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable illnesses. “Consider for example, […]

Ebola cases rise by 13, with spread in insecure and border areas.

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Ebola transmission in the affected Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) region is still substantial, with new hot spots emerging in areas with limited access and security problems, posing more challenges for response teams, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today in its weekly snapshot of the outbreak. Meanwhile, the country reported 13 new infections […]

Electronic health records give patients power.

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I wrote this column while attending the recent annual meeting of Epic users. I’m sure you know that Epic is the electronic health records giant — homegrown in my own backyard in Wisconsin — that hopes to change the world. Electronic record-keeping means better information for you, better information for your doctor, better all around. […]

MALARIA BREAKTHROUGH: highly effective way to kill parasite.

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Drugs derived from Ivermectin, which makes human blood deadly to mosquitoes, could be available within two years Human trials of new antimalarial drugs are in the pipeline after Kenyan scientists successfully used bacteria to kill the parasite that causes the disease, reports The Guardian. The Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) and global health partners say […]

A New Treatment Option for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

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A New Treatment Option for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy  PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 244, Issue 12, September 2019) … A New Treatment Option for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy – PRNewswire Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Study: Drinking More Than Two Sodas Daily Can Increase Risk of Death

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Study: Drinking More Than Two Sodas Daily Can Increase Risk of Death  Mental Floss New study links sugar-free sodas to higher risk of death  New York Post View full coverage on Google News Study: Drinking More Than Two Sodas Daily Can Increase Risk of Death – Mental Floss Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

Eliminating malaria should not be the end of vigilance – Nature.com

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Eliminating malaria should not be the end of vigilance  Nature.com Three years after Sri Lanka was declared free of the deadly disease, complacency is a big risk, warns Kamini Mendis. Eliminating malaria should not be the end of vigilance – Nature.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Health Officials Declare End of NYC Measles Outbreak

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Health Officials Declare End of NYC Measles Outbreak  collive.com NYC measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods declared over  The Jerusalem Post NYC health officials say measles outbreak has ended  PIX11 News Measles Outbreak In Brooklyn Orthodox Neighborhoods Declared Over  Forward NYC measles outbreak declared over  Arutz Sheva View full coverage on Google News Health Officials Declare End of NYC Measles […]

Study shows a new type of diabetes drug may cut heart failure risk by 34%

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Type 2 diabetes affects millions of people all around the world. According to recent reports, a new type of drug has been developed for type 2 diabetes. They are called the SGLT2 inhibitors or the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2. This drug has been associated with reduced risk of heart failure and deaths caused due to the […]

Children on front line of fight to stop spread of Ebola – Pulse Nigeria

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Children on front line of fight to stop spread of Ebola  Pulse Nigeria Nine-year-old girl dies from Ebola in Uganda  The Punch DR Congo Ebola deaths top 2,000  BBC News Nine-year- old girl tests positive for Ebola in Uganda  The Citizen Ebola outbreak: death toll tops 2,000 in DRC as new case found in Uganda  Telegraph.co.uk View full coverage on […]

Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance

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Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance  Malay Mail WASHINGTON, Aug 30 — A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish … View full coverage on Google News Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance – Malay Mail Source: Nigerian […]

Kenya: No, Adolescents Don’t Account for Half of New HIV Infections in Kenya

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Kenya: No, Adolescents Don’t Account for Half of New HIV Infections in Kenya  AllAfrica – Top Africa News Animal research may yield an AIDS vaccine. Don’t jeopardize it – STAT  STAT View full coverage on Google News Kenya: No, Adolescents Don’t Account for Half of New HIV Infections in Kenya – AllAfrica – Top Africa News Source: […]

Vaccines group seeks $7.4 billion to save up to 8 million lives

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Vaccines group seeks $7.4 billion to save up to 8 million lives  Gulf Today The GAVI global vaccines alliance on Friday called on donors for $7.4 billion to help immunise 300 million children against life-threatening diseases between … View full coverage on Google News Vaccines group seeks .4 billion to save up to 8 million lives […]

WHO announces global registry on human genome editing

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WHO announces global registry on human genome editing  China.org.cn WHO launches global registry on human genome editing  World Health Organization WHO launches genetic research register after designer-baby scandal  CNA View full coverage on Google News WHO announces global registry on human genome editing – China.org.cn Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

FDA clears Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test with portable reader

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FDA clears Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test with portable reader  News-Medical.net Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for a rapid, single-use test for the … FDA clears Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test with portable reader – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

2m people at risk of meningitis in Katsina State, Nigeria – UNICEF

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2m people at risk of meningitis in Katsina – UNICEF  Vanguard Nigeria News – KATSINA – United Nations Children’s Funds, UNICEF on Monday says an estimate of 2 million people were at risk of meningitis in Katsina State. 2m people at risk of meningitis in Katsina – UNICEF – Vanguard Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights

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The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights  The Guardian Having survived a decade of drink and drugs as a young woman, Professor Judith Grisel focused all her determination on writing a book about addiction. The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique […]

Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria

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Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria  Guardian Adolescent girls, women remain disproportionately affected by HIV – Mabuza  Eyewitness News Mabuza wants more HIV prevention  IOL View full coverage on Google News Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria – Guardian Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: health authority

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92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: health authority  Medical Xpress An estimated 92% of cancers caused by HPV could be prevented through vaccination, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday, … View full coverage on Google News 92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: health authority – […]

Nigeria: Guarding Against Another Ebola Outbreak

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Nigeria: Guarding Against Another Ebola Outbreak  AllAfrica.com Rwanda fast tracking purchase of Ebola vaccine  The New Times Countries bordering Ebola-hit DRC among the least prepared to fight disease outbreaks  Telegraph.co.uk What the New Ebola Treatments Mean for Drug Development | The Takeaway  WNYC Studios WHO AFRO Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in DRC – External Situation Report 55: 20 August […]

How phone addiction in children is like drug abuse

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How phone addiction in children is like drug abuse  Coffs Coast Advocate More and more parents are now living in fear about the violence their children are displaying thanks to screen addiction. We need a plan of action before it’s too … How phone addiction in children is like drug abuse – Coffs Coast Advocate Source: […]

I’ll scale up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo State, Nigeria.

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I’ll scale up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo ― Makinde’s wife  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Mrs Tamunominini Makinde has avowed her commitment to scaling up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo State towards reducing the prevalence… I’ll scale up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo ― Makinde’s wife – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts

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HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts  BlockToro If UNAIDS doesn’t pull up their socks now, the global target of 2020 may not be achieved! Yes, the big battle seems to be lacking a bit of enthusiasm. HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts – BlockToro Source: Nigerian […]

WHO vaccinates over 1300 people against Ebola in DR Congo

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WHO vaccinates over 1300 people against Ebola in DR Congo  cgtn.com The World Health Organisation has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, it said on … View full coverage on Google News WHO vaccinates over 1300 people against Ebola in DR Congo – […]

How to manage in a crisis: lessons from the West Africa Ebola outbreak – The Conversation – Africa

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How to manage in a crisis: lessons from the West Africa Ebola outbreak  The Conversation – Africa Do African decision-makers and leaders approach crises differently from counterparts elsewhere in the world? How to manage in a crisis: lessons from the West Africa Ebola outbreak – The Conversation – Africa Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State – Nigeria

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The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State – Nigeria  ReliefWeb Ebonyi yellow fever death toll rises to 20  The Punch NCDC, Ebonyi Govt responding to yellow fever outbreak — Official  Vanguard View full coverage on Google News The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State […]

Kebbi State, Nigeria, Launches Introduction Of Meningitis Vaccine Into Routine Immunization

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Kebbi Launches Introduction Of Meningitis Vaccine Into Routine Immunization  Leadership Newspaper The Kebbi State Government through the State Primary Health Care Development Agency has introduced meningitis vaccine into routine immunization to … Kebbi Launches Introduction Of Meningitis Vaccine Into Routine Immunization – Leadership Newspaper Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Kwara govt steps up response to polio in 7 LGAs %

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Kwara govt steps up response to polio in 7 LGAs %  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Kwara Government says it has embarked on vaccination against polio in seven Local governments areas of the state in response to an outbreak. Kwara govt steps up response to polio in 7 LGAs % – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

Ebola outbreak in DRC not an ‘international’ emergency – WHO

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The World Health Organization said Friday that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not qualify as an international threat, despite confirmed cases also in neighbouring Uganda. WHO’s emergency committee said that while the outbreak was a “health emergency in DRC and the region” it did not yet amount to “a public […]

WHO alarmed at STD spread in the era of dating apps

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The World Health Organisation expressed alarm at the lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity. The UN health agency said in a fresh report that every day globally there were more than one million new cases of treatable sexually […]

Doctors opening patient’s skull to remove brain tumour find tapeworm instead

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Doctors had broken the disheartening news to Rachel Palma, explaining that the lesion on her brain was suspected to be a tumour, and her scans suggested that it was cancerous. Ms Palma, a newlywed entering a new chapter in her life, said she was in shock, unwilling to believe it was true. In September, scrubbed-up surgeons […]

‘WHO experts identify weaknesses contributing to HIV/AIDS’

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LARKANA: The team of health experts that visited Ratodero on federal government’s request to investigate spread of HIV/AIDS in the town of Larkana district and prepare their recommendations to contain the situation, shared its preliminary findings with Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho on Saturday. Dr Oliver Morgan, Dr Karl Schenkel, Dr Water Zingg, Dr […]

Internet may alter brain functions: Study – Deccan Herald

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Press Trust of India, Melbourne, JUN 09 2019, 11:13AM IST UPDATED: JUN 10 2019, 19:08PM IST The Internet can alter specific brain regions and affect our attention capacity, memory processes and social interaction, a study has found. The research, published in the journal World Psychiatry, showed that the Internet can produce both acute and… Read […]

The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine – Forbes

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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine  Forbes ‘Desperate Housewives’ Marcia Cross Says Husband’s Cancer and Her Own Linked Through HPV Infection  PopCulture.com View full coverage on Google News The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine – Forbes Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Are Condoms 100% Effective? – How Often Do Condoms Fail?

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Are Condoms 100% Effective? – How Often Do Condoms Fail?  Seventeen.com Here’s What to Do If Your Condom Breaks During Sex  Seventeen.com View full coverage on Google News Are Condoms 100% Effective? – How Often Do Condoms Fail? – Seventeen.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare

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Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare  News-Medical.net Bodily fluids from saliva to sweat may soon be tested using smartphones instead of being sent to a lab, providing real time health insights thanks to a new … Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Nigeria has highest number of sickle cell disease sufferers

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‘Nigeria has highest number of sickle cell disease sufferers’ – Daily Trust  Daily Trust A professor at Igbinedion University, Okada, Dominic Osayande Osaghae, says Nigeria has the highest concentration of sickle cell disease sufferers in the world … ‘Nigeria has highest number of sickle cell disease sufferers’ – Daily Trust – Daily Trust Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

191m Nigerians at risk of malaria

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‘191m Nigerians at risk of malaria’ – Daily Trust  Daily Trust About 191 million Nigerians are currently at risk of malaria, the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) of the Federal Ministry of Health has revealed. ‘191m Nigerians at risk of malaria’ – Daily Trust – Daily Trust Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

Enugu govt targets 900000 children in state-wide measles vaccination

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The Enugu State Government says it is targeting 900,000 children between the ages of nine months and five years for vaccination in its forthcoming state-wide measles campaign. The Director of Public Health in the state’s Ministry of Health, Okechukwu Ossai, disclosed this in Enugu on Friday. Mr. Ossai, a medical doctor, said the campaign would […]

Call for nominations for Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award

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The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award (NHEA) has called for nominations for the fifth edition of the Oscar of Nigeria healthcare award. Speaking on the announcement, Dr. Wale Alabi, Project Director declare: “NHEA 2018 being the 5th edition will be bigger and very exciting considering the increased activities in the Nigeria healthcare sector in the last […]

Lassa Fever Kills 72 In Nigeria’s Worst Outbreak Of The Disease

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Lassa Fever Kills 72 In Nigeria’s Worst Outbreak Of The Disease March 02 01:00 2018 By Emily Walters Of the suspected cases, 317 are said to be confirmed, while 72 deaths were also confirmed, eight of which are probable. A total of 2845 contacts have been identified in 18 states. The states are: Edo, Ondo, […]

NMA locks down all health facilities in Kogi

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By Stephen Adeleye The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi on Thursday said that all healthcare facilities in the state would remain shut until all its minimum demands are met. A communique issued after an Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) of the association in Lokoja, and signed by its Chairman, Dr Godwin Tijani, and the Secretary, […]

Aggrieved doctors shut down Kogi hospitals

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi on Thursday said that all healthcare facilities in the state would remain shut until all its minimum demands are met. A communique issued after an Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) of the association in Lokoja, and signed by its Chairman, Godwin Tijani, and secretary, Zubair Kabiru, also directed its […]

Integrated Diagnostics Holdings acquire Nigerian medical diagnostics business, Echo-Scan

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London-listed IDH and Mansour family’s Man Capital join to scoop up Nigerian healthcare firm. “With thousands of small clinics, hospitals, and diagnostic centres spread across 36 states, Nigeria’s healthcare market is extremely fragmented and poorly provided for.” London-listed Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH) has created a joint venture with Man Capital, the investment arm of the […]

I would love to be the go-to aesthetic centre for clients visiting Nigeria– Uju

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Source: Nigeria Health Care News Biography Uju Rapu is a medical doctor. Her speciality is in the area of Aesthetic Medicine. She pursued clinical medicine for a period but with an evident passion for Aesthetics, went on and trained with some of London’s Harley Street Aesthetic Specialists and later on worked with Dr Akhere Aire […]

Compulsory Education: Bayelsa threatens parents with imprisonment

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The Bayelsa State Executive Council has threatened to arrest and prosecute any parent who refuses to send his or her child to school to acquire formal education. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said this in a press statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, the decision came at the end of the […]

Nigeria: Time to Increase Doctors Retirement Age

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OPINION Nigeria: Time to Increase Doctors Retirement Age By Cosmas Odoemena “Op finished,” announced the General Surgeon, signalling to the anaesthetic team that the surgery was over. The General Surgeon, Dr David has 35 years of surgical experience under his belt. Dr David, having been put out to pasture at 60, is now 67 and […]

How technology can boost healthcare delivery —Health Minister

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Source: Nigeria Health Care News Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole have stressed the importance of a comprehensive electronic health information management system that links all hospitals to boost healthcare delivery in Nigeria Professor Adewole spoke at 58th annual Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine week symposium entitled “Using technology to Solve Nigeria’s Health Care problems” […]

Don’t blame federal govt for poor state of primary health care facilities – Minister

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The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, says primary health care is not the responsibility of the federal government but that of local governments. While the assertion draws support from the Constitution, it is, however, in conflict with the position of the Nigerian Senate, which on Tuesday called on the federal government to put primary health […]

Nigerian govt., medical doctors disagree on implementation of National Health Act

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The Nigerian government and the Nigerian Medical Association have disagreed over the status of the National Health Act, a law that came into effect in 2016 to improve the access of Nigerians to health care delivery. While the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in an exclusive interview with PREMIUM TIMES, said the Act had been […]

Telemedicine Credentialing by Proxy: What Hospitals and Telehealth Companies Need to Know

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Telemedicine Credentialing by Proxy: What Hospitals and Telehealth Companies Need to Know Monday, February 19, 2018 Hospital-based telemedicine services continue to rapidly expand across the country, allowing providers to deliver care to rural areas and better allocate the staffing and availability of specialist physicians such as neurologists and emergency medicine. However, despite the uptick in […]

Major Health Stories from Online

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One in three Nigerian households consume contaminated water – Report About one in three households in Nigeria consume contaminated water, a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed. The survey was carried out in 2016/2017 by the NBS in collaboration with the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) and the National Agency […]

How neglected PHCs leave many in Nasarawa without healthcare

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How neglected PHCs leave many in Nasarawa without healthcare February 17, 2018Stephanie Adams PHC Giza (Photo taken by Stephanie Adams) Related News Don’t blame federal govt for poor state of primary health care facilities – Minister INVESTIGATION: Nigeria’s health centres still dysfunctional a year after govt began reconstruction Special Report: How personnel shortage, ‘internal brain […]

One in three Nigerian households consume contaminated water – Report

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About one in three households in Nigeria consume contaminated water, a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed. The survey was carried out in 2016/2017 by the NBS in collaboration with the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) and the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) as part of the […]

A key to solving endemic Lassa Fever in Nigeria: Establishing more diagnostic facilities

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Lassa fever affects ≈100,000 persons per year in West Africa. The disease is caused by Lassa virus, an arenavirus, and is associated with bleeding and organ failure. The case-fatality rate in hospitalized patients is 10%–20%. The reservoir of the virus is multimammate mice (Mastomys natalensis). Investigations in the 1970s and 1980s pointed to the existence […]

The use of paper records poses risks to patient care

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Lynne Minion | 06 Feb 2018 The use of paper records, a lack of uniformity in electronic medical records and the wildly varying quality of medical data collected poses risks to patient care. According to a Monash University study into medical records in Melbourne hospitals. In an audit of medical records at five major university […]

Doctors combat one of the deadliest killers in American hospitals, Clostridium difficile

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    The technology used by Facebook, Google and Amazon to turn spoken language into text, recognize faces and target advertising could help doctors combat one of the deadliest killers in American hospitals. Clostridium difficile, a deadly bacterium spread by physical contact with objects or infected people, thrives in hospitals, causing 453,000 cases a year […]

Global Electronic Health Records (EHR) Market Expected to Reach $33,294 Million by 2023

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Global Electronic Health Records (EHR) Market Expected to Reach $33,294 Million by 2023 – Allied Market Research News provided by Allied Market Research Feb 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Share this article PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India, February 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Electronic Health Records […]

Apple makes a jump into the electronic health records game

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By Rachel Z. Arndt | January 26, 2018 After months of rumors, Apple made a jump into the electronic health records game, allowing patients to aggregate their records on their iPhones. The move could effectively pressure EHR vendors to open up access to patients’ digital records. “This creates a high-profile and instant demand for the […]

A Vanderbilt professor help establish electronic health records in his home country of Kenya

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A Vanderbilt professor has been helping establish electronic health records in his home country of Kenya, which includes vast expanses cut off from internet access. And he says the lessons from Africa could help expand care to isolated parts of the U.S. Martin Were says the United States isn’t so different from Kenya. There are […]

Foundation holds seminar on sickle cell disorder

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Foundation holds seminar on sickle cell disorder  Vanguard The Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, SCFN, will next week organize a seminar for doctors and nurses from all the geo-political zones of Nigeria in Lagos. The seminar billed to hold 20 through 22 March, 2018 at the National Sickle Cell Centre, opposite the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, […]

Nigeria: How Remote Villages in Nigeria Can Beat Malaria Through Community Health

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Nigeria: How Remote Villages in Nigeria Can Beat Malaria Through Community Health  AllAfrica.com Source: Nigeria Health Care News Njediko — Nigeria has more cases and deaths from Malaria than any other country in the world. It’s entire 177 million population is at risk from the disease. But in remote villages, training members of the community to […]

Two die of diarrhoea, 82 hospitalised in Kaduna

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No fewer than two children have died and 82 others hospitalised following an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the outbreak was recorded in Kafanchan and neighbouring villages of Katsit, Takau and Katsak. Abdullmumin Bala, the Disease Control Officer of […]

US-based Nigerians Plan to come home to invest

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US-based Nigerians Plan to  come home to invest Nigerians in U.S. ON FEBRUARY 5, 201810:08 AMIN NEWSCOMMENTS New York – A group of accomplished Nigerian professionals in the U.S. have expressed their eagerness to come home and invest in the Nigerian economy to fast–track the development of the country. Some members of the Infrastructure and […]

Tech company nurtures healthtech startup to tackle blood delivery challenge

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Source: Nigeria Health Care News Tech company nurtures healthtech startup to tackle blood delivery challenge The startup has been able to develop a smarter way to deliver blood to Lagos hospitals is getting new funding to expand its service. Nigeria’s leading tech hub, Co-Creation Hub, has nurtured a fast rising startup, Lifebank, to tackle blood […]

Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries

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Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries  MilTech Source: Nigeria Health Care News Healthcare Providers in Nigeria – Healthcare, Healthcare Services Industries 19 February 2018 – by Marcin Kapuściński The Healthcare Providers in Nigeria Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Healthcare, Healthcare Services Markets. Healthcare Providers […]

Africa News Roundup: China spying on Africa

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Source: Nigeria Health Care News A Chinese-Trojan horse?: In 2012, the African Union inaugurated its new headquarters in Addis Ababa. Worth over $200m, the project was fully funded by China, which also built and paid for the building’s computer network. Teodoro Obiang Nguema, president of Equatorial Guinea and then AU chairperson, reportedly proclaimed it “a […]

Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs others N120m to improve healthcare delivery

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Teaching hospitals to get N300m, FMCs & others N120m to improve healthcare delivery  Vanguard Source: Nigeria Health Care News Adewole said each teaching hospital would get N300 million, Federal Medical Centres N120 million each, while each Fistula Centre and Specialist Hospital would receive N120 million to improve healthcare delivery. He said beyond the intervention in the […]

Abia Government Collaborates With FG To Improve Health Services

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Source: Nigeria Health Care News Governor Ikpeazu in Umuahia received the minister of Health, Isaac Adewole who paid him a courtesy visit. Ikpeazu who observed that no state can do it alone except it keys into what the federal government is doing, commended the minister for the intervention in the nation’s healthcare system. The minister […]

Academic Clinic is established in collaboration with Academic Teaching and Specialist Hospitals

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Academic Clinic is established in collaboration with Academic Teaching and Specialist Hospitals, to showcase the global health initiative and platform, aim at reducing global health disparity. We plan on your continuous support to reach out to the healthcare needs in Nigeria and offer a systematic and integrated program, with real-time Telehealth engagement, feedback survey and  […]

Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention

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Nigeria Healthcare Providers Call For More Government Intervention  Africa Independent Television Source: Nigeria Health Care News The call was made by members of the Pediatric Association Of Nigeria (PAN) and union of national African pediatric societies (UNAPSA) at conference in Abuja. They also emphasised the need for a sustainable immunization exercise and a fight against malnutrition […]

Medical Emergency (Non) Response In Nigeria – By Abiodun Ladepo

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Medical Emergency (Non)Response In Nigeria By Abiodun Ladepo  SaharaReporters.com Source: Nigeria Health Care News Medical Emergency (Non)Response In Nigeria By Abiodun Ladepo You get accidentally knocked down by a car in the middle of Ibadan…knocked down hard into unconsciousness…what do you think bystanders would do (or can do) to help save your life? It’s an accident, […]

Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality

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Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality —Grange  Vanguard Source: Nigeria Health Care News CALABAR —PROFESSOR Adenike Grange, former Minister of Health, has said short life expectancy caused by high infant and maternal mortality rate was one of the major challenges facing the country’s healthcare delivery system. Grange, who stated this at Calabar, Cross River […]

A brief introduction to academicclinic.org

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A brief introduction to the concept of academicclinic.org website and its goal. First, it is a website that will seek institutional affiliations, forums and content contributions and connected health concept, from academic and non-academic staff of all healthcare institutions in Nigeria, both public and private. Its main focus will be to assess and critically evaluate […]

Nigeria’s Scary Maternal Mortality Rate

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Nigeria’s Scary Maternal Mortality Rate  Africa Independent Television Source: Nigeria Health Care News Nigeria is said to be the country with the highest percentage of annual maternal mortality in Africa, according to the World Health Organisation, WHO. Medical experts however believe that the scary data can change for the better if more pregnant women get enrolled […]

The Academic Clinic: A collaboration with Health Care Institutions in Nigeria.

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Academic Clinic is a global health care outreach, established with the aim of collaborating and bringing global health resources to health care institutions in Nigeria, including Academic Teaching Hospitals and Specialist Hospitals, as well as private health care institutions, individuals and stakeholders. The mission is to drive home various global health care initiatives, with the […]

Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola

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Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola  Vanguard Source: Nigeria Health Care News Lack of political will setback to Nigeria’s healthcare delivery — Prof. Oluwarotimi Akinola By Gabriel Olawale PROFESSOR Oluwarotimi Ireti Akinola, is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and current National President, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of […]

Federal Government targets affordable healthcare for 8m Nigerians under new policy – Minister

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Source: Nigeria Health Care News By Luminous Jannamike THE Federal Government is targeting to offer affordable healthcare to about eight million low and middle-income Nigerians In the first quarter of 2018, under a new health policy to be known as ‘Buharicare’. President Buhari The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who made this disclosure in […]

New study identifies gene that causes intellectual disability syndrome – News-Medical.net

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New study identifies gene that causes intellectual disability syndrome  News-Medical.net IQSEC1 gene mutations cause new intellectual disability syndrome  Medical Xpress View full coverage on Google News New study identifies gene that causes intellectual disability syndrome – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Local Scientists from African Countries Often Overlooked in International Collaborations on Global Health Research – Global Health News Wire

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Local Scientists from African Countries Often Overlooked in International Collaborations on Global Health Research  Global Health News Wire Local Scientists from African Countries Often Overlooked in International Collaborations on Global Health Research – Global Health News Wire Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Study Reveals Surprising New Link Between Social Media and Teen Depression – Parentology

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Study Reveals Surprising New Link Between Social Media and Teen Depression  Parentology Study Reveals Surprising New Link Between Social Media and Teen Depression – Parentology Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection – Medical Xpress

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Researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection  Medical Xpress A faculty-led team of graduate and undergraduate researchers from Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC) has unveiled new … Researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Northeastern deer more susceptible to wasting disease than those to the west – Phys.Org

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Northeastern deer more susceptible to wasting disease than those to the west  Phys.Org Some deer are more susceptible to chronic wasting disease that is spreading through herds of white-tailed deer across much of the United States, according to … Northeastern deer more susceptible to wasting disease than those to the west – Phys.Org Source: Nigerian […]

White meat just as bad as red meat for your cholesterol, study finds – WCTV

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White meat just as bad as red meat for your cholesterol, study finds  WCTV White Meat May Be No Better Than Red Meat for Cholesterol Levels, Suggests Study  Yahoo News White meat has same impact as red meat on ‘bad’ cholesterol levels  SlashGear White meat can raise cholesterol as much as red meat, new study shows  Fox News View […]

Ultimate destiny: How undifferentiated cells commit to their biological fate – Science Daily

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Ultimate destiny: How undifferentiated cells commit to their biological fate  Science Daily A new study using mouse neural crest tissue reveals how primitive, undifferentiated cells choose their adult fate. The findings help explain how some neural … Ultimate destiny: How undifferentiated cells commit to their biological fate – Science Daily Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The […]

Study explores contributors to postinjury mental health symptoms in urban black men – News-Medical.net

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Study explores contributors to postinjury mental health symptoms in urban black men  News-Medical.net Although injury is unexpected and acute, it can result in long-term health problems and disability. Up to half of all patients experience postinjury depression and … Study explores contributors to postinjury mental health symptoms in urban black men – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian […]

Dermatologists debunk 12 myths about washing your face – INSIDER

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Dermatologists debunk 12 myths about washing your face  INSIDER Personal hygiene is, well, personal, but there are general rules when it comes to the basics, like washing your face. However, with so many beauty and skin care … View full coverage on Google News Dermatologists debunk 12 myths about washing your face – INSIDER Source: Nigerian […]

Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds – EurekAlert

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Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds  EurekAlert In 2012, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute launched the world’s first clinical trial comparing robotic surgery to radiation therapy for the treatment of … Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

Atrial Fibrillation, Stress, Anger, and Beta-Blockers – American Council on Science and Health

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Atrial Fibrillation, Stress, Anger, and Beta-Blockers  American Council on Science and Health Beta blockers can block the effects of stress and anger in patients prone to emotion-triggered atrial fibrillation  Medical Xpress View full coverage on Google News Atrial Fibrillation, Stress, Anger, and Beta-Blockers – American Council on Science and Health Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

Common heartburn drugs taken by millions ‘linked to early death’ – The Sun

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Common heartburn drugs taken by millions ‘linked to early death’  The Sun Heartburn medications can cause more harm than good, large study finds  PhillyVoice.com View full coverage on Google News Common heartburn drugs taken by millions ‘linked to early death’ – The Sun Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Which brain hemorrhage patients have treatable underlying conditions – Medical Xpress

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Which brain hemorrhage patients have treatable underlying conditions  Medical Xpress When blood vessels in the brain rupture, or hemorrhage, and cause a stroke, large areas of the brain can be permanently damaged. Depending on the cause, … Which brain hemorrhage patients have treatable underlying conditions – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

Is 'clean eating' just dirty rhetoric? – Medical Xpress

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Is ‘clean eating’ just dirty rhetoric?  Medical Xpress New research published today in the Journal of Eating Disorders finds “clean eating” is perceived as overwhelmingly positive by young people, but those … Is ‘clean eating’ just dirty rhetoric? – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Study delivers insight into possible origins of immunological memory – Medical Xpress

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Study delivers insight into possible origins of immunological memory  Medical Xpress Natural killer cells are part of the innate immune system. Their role is to detect virus-infected cells and destroy them. When an infection is detected, a small … Study delivers insight into possible origins of immunological memory – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog […]

Ask the expert: Oral health as you age – East Side Review

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Ask the expert: Oral health as you age  East Side Review It’s known brushing your teeth twice a day is crucial to keeping your smile bright, but most probably don’t understand how dental hygiene can impact your overall … Ask the expert: Oral health as you age – East Side Review Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog […]

Measles growing in the U.S., largest number of cases reported since 1992 – Boing Boing

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Measles growing in the U.S., largest number of cases reported since 1992  Boing Boing Mumps cases triple in Bristol – what parents need to know  Bristol Post View full coverage on Google News Measles growing in the U.S., largest number of cases reported since 1992 – Boing Boing Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

This New 'Glowing' Protein Could Be A Breakthrough In Beating Infectious Disease – Interesting Engineering

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This New ‘Glowing’ Protein Could Be A Breakthrough In Beating Infectious Disease  Interesting Engineering Researchers may have created a groundbreaking type of protein that could help in the research of cancer and infectious diseases. The new molecule ‘glows’ … This New ‘Glowing’ Protein Could Be A Breakthrough In Beating Infectious Disease – Interesting Engineering Source: […]

Pakistan to become a polio-free country soon: Babar Atta – SUCH TV

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Pakistan to become a polio-free country soon: Babar Atta  SUCH TV Polio programme decides to implement IMB report  DAWN.com Poliovirus spreads among 6 big cities of Pakistan  Dunya News Poliovirus reemerges in Karachi as WHO says Pakistan eradication program no longer on track  Geo News WHO says Pakistan’s polio programme no longer on-track  Dunya News View full coverage on Google […]

Therapy in the Office: Banks Take Mental Health Fight In-House – U.S. News & World Report

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Therapy in the Office: Banks Take Mental Health Fight In-House  U.S. News & World Report LONDON (Reuters) – In ‘Billions’, a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an … Therapy in the Office: Banks Take Mental Health Fight In-House – U.S. […]

Predicting the properties of disordered polymers – Tech Explorist

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Predicting the properties of disordered polymers  Tech Explorist In a new study, scientists used a combination of theory, experiment, and simulation to read patterns on long chains of molecules to understand and predict the behavior of disordered strands of proteins and polymers. The work offers detailed insights on the physics behind the precise sequence of charged […]