The FG developes operational guideline for HIV self-testing in Nigeria

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The Federal Government has developed an operational guideline for effective implementation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) self-testing in Nigeria. The guideline outlines the principles for delivery approach, package, quality assurance and coordination for HIVST in the country. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who stated this during dissemination of the guideline and report of the […]

Johns Hopkins researchers publish digital health roadmap

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Johns Hopkins researchers publish digital health roadmap by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the dizzying swirl of health-related websites, social media and smartphone apps, finding a reliable source of health information can be a challenge. A group of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University schools of medicine and public health, […]

Strain of wild poliovirus eradicated: WHO

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Wild poliovirus type 3 has been eradicated, the World Health Organization said Thursday, hailing the development as an “historic achievement for humanity” that leaves only one strain of the virus in transmission. All three types of wildpolio can cause paralysis and death, but WHO categorises them separately in terms of eradication because of certain virological […]

Researchers identify new antiviral drug effectively treats influenza infection

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A new antiviral drug that induces mutations in the genetic material of influenza virus is highly effective in treating influenza infection in animals and human airway tissue and could be a groundbreaking advance in influenza therapy, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University. The antiviral drug blocks RNA polymerase, the […]

New study identifies gene that causes intellectual disability syndrome

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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

Researchers use EHRs to identify cancer symptom clusters

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Patients with chronic diseases such as breast cancer or colorectal cancer often experience fatigue, pain, depression and other symptoms which can lead to distress and functional impairment if left untreated. With the ultimate goal of helping clinicians manage and treat symptoms that negatively affect health and quality of life, researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and […]

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

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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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Novartis $2 million dollars gene therapy for rare disorder is world’s most expensive drug – Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world’s most expensive drug  Thomson Reuters Foundation The US just approved a $2.1 million treatment for a devastating disease. It’s the most expensive drug in the world.  Business Insider Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world’s most expensive drug  Reuters Novartis wins approval for world’s most […]

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 […]

McMaster researchers create a better way to transport life-saving vaccines

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McMaster researchers create a better way to transport life-saving vaccines  EurekAlert Researchers at McMaster University have invented a stable, affordable way to store fragile vaccines for weeks at a time at temperatures up to 40C, opening the … McMaster researchers create a better way to transport life-saving vaccines – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

INTERVIEW: Meningitis: What we are doing to keep Nigeria’s death toll low this year – NCDC Official

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INTERVIEW: Meningitis: What we’re doing to keep Nigeria’s death toll low this year – NCDC Official  Premium Times Health agency explains how to treat a disease which is currently in season in Nigeria. INTERVIEW: Meningitis: What we’re doing to keep Nigeria’s death toll low this year – NCDC Official – Premium Times Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog […]

Nigeria shoulders 25% of world malaria burden –Minister

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Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, on Thursday said malaria was still a public health challenge in Nigeria, noting that the World Malaria Report said Nigeria accounted for 25 per cent of global malaria burden. Adewole spoke at the commemoration of 2019 World Malaria Day in Abuja, which had the theme, […]

In Borno State, young female street hawkers now spread HIV in Nigeria.

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In Borno, young female street hawkers now spread HIV  Daily Trust An unspecified population of young female HIV carriers roam the streets of Borno State, hawking items and, in the process, spreading the virus to promiscuous … In Borno, young female street hawkers now spread HIV – Daily Trust Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

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 […]

Fresh polio outbreak hits Jigawa, Katsina, Yobe

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Ted Odogwu, Kano Following the confirmation of a fresh polio outbreak in Jigawa, Katsina and Yobe States, the Kano State Government, on Monday, flagged off fresh rounds of polio immunization exercise in nine local government areas that share borders with the affected states. In the affected local government areas, immunization exercise is being conducted between […]

NHIS best vehicle to attain universal healthcare coverage — HCPAN

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Healthcare Provider’s Association of Nigerian (HCPAN) has charged government at all levels to review the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act, as this is the only way Nigeria could achieve universal healthcare coverage. At an extraordinary General Meeting of the Association in Ikeja, Lagos, the National President of HCPAN, Dr. Umar Sanda said healthcare services […]

The South-East Governors’ Forum inaugurates Consultative Committee on Health

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The South-East Governors’ Forum on Thursday in Enugu inaugurated its Consultative Committee on Health as one of the thematic areas of priority for the development of the zone. The South-East Governors’ Forum Inaugurating the 12-member committee, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said that the body would harmonise health-related issues and activities in the zone. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Go Red for Women Daily Digital Tip – KX NEWS

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Go Red for Women Daily Digital Tip  KX NEWS Why you should eat dinner BEFORE 6pm  Daily Mail Women should eat most calories early in the day for a healthy heart  TODAY View full coverage on Google News Go Red for Women Daily Digital Tip – KX NEWS Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

Salmonella research 'could help in development of new treatments' – The Irish News

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Salmonella research ‘could help in development of new treatments’  The Irish News Salmonella research ‘could help in development of new treatments’ – The Irish News Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

More than half of males with lupus report feeling depressed, receive little support – EurekAlert

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More than half of males with lupus report feeling depressed, receive little support  EurekAlert More than half of males with lupus report feeling depressed, receive little support – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

US drugmaker wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine – Aljazeera.com

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US drugmaker wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine  Aljazeera.comView full coverage on Google News US drugmaker wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine – Aljazeera.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care – The Public's Radio

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Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care  The Public’s RadioView full coverage on Google News Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care – The Public’s Radio Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital – CNBC

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Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital  CNBC Trump to meet with vaping industry on vaping, e-cigarettes  Reuters Vaping vitamin E acetate: the chemical is a culprit in the lung illness outbreak  Vox.com US man receives double lung transplant after organs damaged by vaping  The Guardian US President Donald Trump says he’ll meet with vaping industry officials  Newshub View full […]

LSU Health research discovers potential new Rx target for AMD and Alzheimer's – EurekAlert

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LSU Health research discovers potential new Rx target for AMD and Alzheimer’s  EurekAlert Researchers discover potential new Rx target for AMD and Alzheimer’s  Medical Xpress View full coverage on Google News LSU Health research discovers potential new Rx target for AMD and Alzheimer’s – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Climate Change Is Allowing A Deadly Virus To Kill Marine Animals – The Rising

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Climate Change Is Allowing A Deadly Virus To Kill Marine Animals  The Rising Arctic shock: Melting ice is contributing to spread of DEADLY disease  Express.co.uk There’s a hidden consequence of climate change: A deadly virus that’s killing key marine species  CNN Melting Arctic sea ice linked to emergence of deadly virus  Gulf News View full coverage on Google News […]

1 in 10 women with endometriosis report using cannabis to ease their pain – The Conversation AU

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1 in 10 women with endometriosis report using cannabis to ease their pain  The Conversation AU Cannabis Reform is cruelly destroying my life | Harry Rubenstein  The Times of Israel View full coverage on Google News 1 in 10 women with endometriosis report using cannabis to ease their pain – The Conversation AU Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital – CityNews Calgary

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Vaping-related lung transplant performed at Detroit hospital  CityNews Calgary Vaping vitamin E acetate: the chemical is a culprit in the lung illness outbreak  Vox.com Breakthrough in CDC Vaping Illness Case: Vitamin E Acetate Major Culprit  Grit Daily Importance Of Nuance In Media Reporting On Vaping And Opioid “Epidemics”  Forbes CDC Identifies ‘Sticky’ Chemical Tied to Deadly Vaping Illness in […]

First adult molars are 'living fossils' that hold a 'health record' dating back to the womb – Science Daily

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First adult molars are ‘living fossils’ that hold a ‘health record’ dating back to the womb  Science Daily First adult molars are ‘living fossils’ that hold a ‘health record’ dating back to the womb – Science Daily Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Hunted and road-killed deer test positive for chronic wasting disease in northern Wyoming – Oil City News

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Hunted and road-killed deer test positive for chronic wasting disease in northern Wyoming  Oil City News Alabama DCNR cautions hunters on possible CWD in deer  AL.com Chronic wasting disease is getting closer to Georgia. What should hunters know?  WFXL FOX 31 View full coverage on Google News Hunted and road-killed deer test positive for chronic wasting disease […]

Drug discount cards could actually cost patients more – Science Daily

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Drug discount cards could actually cost patients more  Science Daily Brand-name drug discount cards force Canada’s private-insurance plans to spend nearly 50 per cent more, study shows  The Globe and Mail View full coverage on Google News Drug discount cards could actually cost patients more – Science Daily Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

New RO1 grant awarded to improve imaging techniques for detecting breast cancer – News-Medical.net

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New RO1 grant awarded to improve imaging techniques for detecting breast cancer  News-Medical.net New RO1 grant awarded to improve imaging techniques for detecting breast cancer – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients – News-Medical.net

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New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson’s disease patients  News-Medical.net What do we know about the gut microbiota in Parkinson’s disease?  Medical Xpress View full coverage on Google News New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson’s disease patients – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Smoking while pregnant may raise SIDS risks by altering tongue and breathing – Daily Mail

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Smoking while pregnant may raise SIDS risks by altering tongue and breathing  Daily Mail Smoking while pregnant may raise SIDS risks by altering tongue and breathing – Daily Mail Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Findings could lead to potential new therapies for tumor-causing disorder – News-Medical.net

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Findings could lead to potential new therapies for tumor-causing disorder  News-Medical.net Findings could lead to potential new therapies for tumor-causing disorder – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

UPDATE 1-Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine – Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine  Reuters Ebola vaccine approved in Europe, in landmark moment for global health  STAT View full coverage on Google News UPDATE 1-Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine – Reuters Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Study sheds new light on the brain's spatial map – News-Medical.net

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Study sheds new light on the brain’s spatial map  News-Medical.net Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain  Medical Xpress The tour guide in our brain  Cosmos View full coverage on Google News Study sheds new light on the brain’s spatial map – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Late talkers twice as likely to have severe, frequent temper tantrums – Northwestern University NewsCenter

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Late talkers twice as likely to have severe, frequent temper tantrums  Northwestern University NewsCenter Late talkers twice as likely to have severe, frequent temper tantrums – Northwestern University NewsCenter Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

World Health Organization praises didgeridoo, choir singing calligraphy and waltzing for health – Daily Mail

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World Health Organization praises didgeridoo, choir singing calligraphy and waltzing for health  Daily Mail Can you dance your way to better health and well-being? For the first time, WHO studies the link between arts and health  World Health Organization Arts play major role in health and well-being, WHO says in new report  Euronews View full coverage on Google […]

New way of measuring white blood cell function offers better insights to help patients with sepsis – Medical Xpress

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New way of measuring white blood cell function offers better insights to help patients with sepsis  Medical Xpress New way of measuring white blood cell function offers better insights to help patients with sepsis – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Foster family shortage felt in Southern Nevada – FOX5 Las Vegas

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Foster family shortage felt in Southern Nevada  FOX5 Las Vegas 1 flu death reported in Clark County  Las Vegas Review-Journal Don’t forget to get your free flu shot  BayToday Time to get your annual Flu Shot  renfrewtoday.ca Doctors criticise flu jab myths and urge pregnant women to get vaccination  Daily Echo View full coverage on Google News Foster family […]

Top Sacramento news: 1 killed, 2 injured in DUI crash; county sees uptick in STDs; more – Yahoo News

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Top Sacramento news: 1 killed, 2 injured in DUI crash; county sees uptick in STDs; more  Yahoo News Van smashes into Sacramento doughnut shop, then flees  KCRA Sacramento View full coverage on Google News Top Sacramento news: 1 killed, 2 injured in DUI crash; county sees uptick in STDs; more – Yahoo News Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Crack down on anti-MMR parents for children’s sake – Irish Mirror

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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Crack down on anti-MMR parents for children’s sake  Irish Mirror Dr Miriam Stoppard: Crack down on anti-MMR parents for children’s sake – Irish Mirror Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Student left fighting for life after being struck with deadly meningitis he mistook for a hangover – Daily Mail

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Student left fighting for life after being struck with deadly meningitis he mistook for a hangover  Daily MailView full coverage on Google News Student left fighting for life after being struck with deadly meningitis he mistook for a hangover – Daily Mail Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Student left fighting for life after being struck with deadly meningitis he mistook for a hangover – Daily Mail

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Student left fighting for life after being struck with deadly meningitis he mistook for a hangover  Daily MailView full coverage on Google News Student left fighting for life after being struck with deadly meningitis he mistook for a hangover – Daily Mail Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Researchers say there is no gender disparity in math skills and learning – SlashGear

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Researchers say there is no gender disparity in math skills and learning  SlashGear Researchers say there is no gender disparity in math skills and learning – SlashGear Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Docs pull 20cm blood clot from man’s lungs – after it moulded to block his airways – The Sun

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Docs pull 20cm blood clot from man’s lungs – after it moulded to block his airways  The Sun Docs pull 20cm blood clot from man’s lungs – after it moulded to block his airways – The Sun Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Docs pull 20cm blood clot from man’s lungs – after it moulded to block his airways – The Sun

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Docs pull 20cm blood clot from man’s lungs – after it moulded to block his airways  The Sun Docs pull 20cm blood clot from man’s lungs – after it moulded to block his airways – The Sun Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

WHO and the Russian Federation strengthen collaboration to address HIV drug resistance – World Health Organization

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WHO and the Russian Federation strengthen collaboration to address HIV drug resistance  World Health Organization Scientists discover new HIV strain for the first time in two decades  The South African View full coverage on Google News WHO and the Russian Federation strengthen collaboration to address HIV drug resistance – World Health Organization Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog […]

Lasting tumor regression of leukemia and lymphoma in mouse models achieved by U-M compound – EurekAlert

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Lasting tumor regression of leukemia and lymphoma in mouse models achieved by U-M compound  EurekAlert Lasting tumor regression of leukemia and lymphoma in mouse models achieved by U-M compound – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain – Medical Xpress

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Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain  Medical Xpress Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Vaping vitamin E acetate: the chemical is a culprit in the lung illness outbreak – Vox

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Vaping vitamin E acetate: the chemical is a culprit in the lung illness outbreak  Vox CDC Identifies ‘Sticky’ Chemical Tied to Deadly Vaping Illness in Patients’ Lungs  ScienceAlert CDC uncovers potential smoking gun behind vaping crisis  New Atlas Las Vegas stores worry about Trump’s impending vaping announcement  FOX5 Las Vegas Breakthrough in vaping illness investigation: Vitamin E acetate linked […]

There's a hidden consequence of climate change: A deadly virus that's killing key marine species – CNN International

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There’s a hidden consequence of climate change: A deadly virus that’s killing key marine species  CNN International There’s a hidden consequence of climate change: A deadly virus that’s killing key marine species – CNN International Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Artistic activities from a young age can reduce social inequalities, encourage healthy behaviors – News-Medical.net

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Artistic activities from a young age can reduce social inequalities, encourage healthy behaviors  News-Medical.net Artistic activities from a young age can reduce social inequalities, encourage healthy behaviors – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

E-cigarette alternative launches in UK – and it's even safe for pregnant women – Mirror Online

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E-cigarette alternative launches in UK – and it’s even safe for pregnant women  Mirror Online E-cigarette alternative launches in UK – and it’s even safe for pregnant women – Mirror Online Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

We may one day grow babies outside the womb, but there are many things to consider first – Medical Xpress

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We may one day grow babies outside the womb, but there are many things to consider first  Medical Xpress We may one day grow babies outside the womb, but there are many things to consider first – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Heart disease and cancer risk may be linked: American Heart Association scientific sessions, poster presentation Mo3058 – Science Daily

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Heart disease and cancer risk may be linked: American Heart Association scientific sessions, poster presentation Mo3058  Science Daily Why giving up exercise in old age could kill you  IOL Ultra-Processed Foods Could Be Terrible for Your Heart Health  Healthline View full coverage on Google News Heart disease and cancer risk may be linked: American Heart Association scientific […]

Peptoid-Coated Magnetic Beads to Diagnose Prion Diseases, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's | – Medgadget

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Peptoid-Coated Magnetic Beads to Diagnose Prion Diseases, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s |  Medgadget Early Parkinson’s Test Validated by Prion Animal Models, Study Says  Parkinson’s News Today View full coverage on Google News Peptoid-Coated Magnetic Beads to Diagnose Prion Diseases, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s | – Medgadget Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Weight loss surgery could help older people control type 2 diabetes – Diabetes – Diabetes.co.uk

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Weight loss surgery could help older people control type 2 diabetes – Diabetes  Diabetes.co.uk Weight loss surgery could help older people control type 2 diabetes – Diabetes – Diabetes.co.uk Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Breakthrough in CDC Vaping Illness Case: Vitamin E Acetate Major Culprit – Grit Daily

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Breakthrough in CDC Vaping Illness Case: Vitamin E Acetate Major Culprit  Grit Daily CDC uncovers potential smoking gun behind vaping crisis  New Atlas We Finally Have a Clue Why Vapes Are Making People Sick  VICE Vaping Illnesses Linked To Vitamin E Acetate Toxin Used As Vaping Fluid Thickner  CBS Philly CDC Identifies ‘Sticky’ Chemical Tied to Deadly Vaping Illness […]

Study: Drug discount cards are leading to higher health care spending in Canada – News-Medical.net

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Study: Drug discount cards are leading to higher health care spending in Canada  News-Medical.net Brand-name drug discount cards force Canada’s private-insurance plans to spend nearly 50 per cent more, study shows  The Globe and Mail View full coverage on Google News Study: Drug discount cards are leading to higher health care spending in Canada – News-Medical.net […]

American Association of Endodontists commends new ADA guidelines – News-Medical.net

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American Association of Endodontists commends new ADA guidelines  News-Medical.net American Association of Endodontists commends new ADA guidelines – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Association of Cord Plasma Biomarkers of In Utero Acetaminophen Exposure With Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Childhood – 2 Minute Medicine

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Association of Cord Plasma Biomarkers of In Utero Acetaminophen Exposure With Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Childhood  2 Minute Medicine Association of Cord Plasma Biomarkers of In Utero Acetaminophen Exposure With Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Childhood – 2 Minute Medicine Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

'Smart needle' could speed up cancer diagnosis rates, scientists say – The Irish News

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‘Smart needle’ could speed up cancer diagnosis rates, scientists say  The Irish News ‘Smart needle’ could speed up cancer diagnosis rates, scientists say – The Irish News Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

The First-Ever Case Of Dengue Being Sexually Transmitted Confirmed In Spain – Mashable India

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The First-Ever Case Of Dengue Being Sexually Transmitted Confirmed In Spain  Mashable India Can dengue be transmitted through sex? Spain confirms first such case  The Indian Express First case of sexually-transmitted dengue confirmed in Spain  Dhaka Tribune First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain – The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post First case of sexually-transmitted dengue confirmed  The […]

How a simple scan helped children suffering with hidden heart diseases in South Africa – The Conversation UK

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How a simple scan helped children suffering with hidden heart diseases in South Africa  The Conversation UK How a simple scan helped children suffering with hidden heart diseases in South Africa – The Conversation UK Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Newly Published Research Demonstrates Ability of Hologic's Assay to Detect Mycoplasma Genitalium, “the Silent Epidemic” – Business Wire

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Newly Published Research Demonstrates Ability of Hologic’s Assay to Detect Mycoplasma Genitalium, “the Silent Epidemic”  Business Wire Newly Published Research Demonstrates Ability of Hologic’s Assay to Detect Mycoplasma Genitalium, “the Silent Epidemic” – Business Wire Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

This New Keto Cookbook Will Make High-Fat, Low-Carb Meal Prep So Much Easier – Women's Health

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This New Keto Cookbook Will Make High-Fat, Low-Carb Meal Prep So Much Easier  Women’s Health This New Keto Cookbook Will Make High-Fat, Low-Carb Meal Prep So Much Easier – Women’s Health Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Clinical benefit of anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation decreases with age, shows study – News-Medical.net

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Clinical benefit of anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation decreases with age, shows study  News-Medical.net Clinical benefit of anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation decreases with age, shows study – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

AI can predict if you will die within next year – Daijiworld.com

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AI can predict if you will die within next year  Daijiworld.com AI can predict if you’ll die soon – but we’ve no idea how it works  New Scientist News View full coverage on Google News AI can predict if you will die within next year – Daijiworld.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

Only-children are 'more likely to be obese' – and their mums may be to blame – Mirror Online

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Only-children are ‘more likely to be obese’ – and their mums may be to blame  Mirror Online Only-children are ‘more likely to be obese’ – and their mums may be to blame – Mirror Online Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Health education intervention may promote healthier lifestyle in underserved communities – News-Medical.net

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Health education intervention may promote healthier lifestyle in underserved communities  News-Medical.net Health education intervention may promote healthier lifestyle in underserved communities – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Heavy Marijuana Use Could Double Stroke Risk for Young People, Study Suggests – Livescience.com

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Heavy Marijuana Use Could Double Stroke Risk for Young People, Study Suggests  Livescience.com Heavy Marijuana Use Could Double Stroke Risk for Young People, Study Suggests – Livescience.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

'Blood cleaning' technique uses magnets to remove cancer from the body – Mirror Online

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‘Blood cleaning’ technique uses magnets to remove cancer from the body  Mirror Online ‘Blood cleaning’ technique uses magnets to remove cancer from the body – Mirror Online Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

E-Cigarettes Worse for Your Heart Than Traditional Cigarettes – Healthline

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E-Cigarettes Worse for Your Heart Than Traditional Cigarettes  Healthline E-cigarettes hurt heart health, possibly more than regular cigarettes  NBCNews.com View full coverage on Google News E-Cigarettes Worse for Your Heart Than Traditional Cigarettes – Healthline Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Prostate cancer symptoms: Experiencing pain here could signal the deadly disease – Express

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Strong link found between level of depression and heart disease, stroke – EurekAlert

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Teaching preschool caregivers healthy behaviors may promote healthier habits in high-risk groups – EurekAlert

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