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General Hospital Calabar: Renovations Reach Advance Stage

On 24/Jan/2020

As part of measures to make quality health care services available to residents of Calabar and its environs, the  Cross River State Government has reiterated its commitment to the completion of the ongoing renovat[...]

China Shuts Transport, Temples, Disneyland As Virus Toll Rises to 25

On 24/Jan/2020

China stepped up measures to contain a virus that has killed 25 people and infected more than 800, suspending public transport in 10 cities, shutting temples over the Lunar New Year, and rushing to construct a hospital[...]

Fish Oil Supplements Tied To Improved Male Fertility

On 24/Jan/2020

A new study has suggested that men who consume fish oil supplements, which are high in omega-3 fatty acids, might get a boost in fertility. The researchers, in a study published in JAMA Network Open, after examining da[...]

‘Nigeria has only 500 Nephrology Nurses’

On 24/Jan/2020

The Programme Coordinator of the School of Post Basic Nephrology Nursing, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Mrs Beatrice Segun-Agboola, has said that there are only 500 Nephrology nurses in the entire country. Se[...]

Knowledge of Basic Life Support

On 24/Jan/2020

Knowing what to do during an emergency can save human lives. If one knows how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation of people, for example, it will go a long way in averting sudden death.   The aim of resuscitat[...]

States Panic As Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 24

On 24/Jan/2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said the number of deaths associated with Lassa fever in January 2020 has risen to 24, with 163 reported cases confirmed.   In the situation report, which is based on[...]

Sperm Could Be Harvested From Dead Men to Ease Donation Crisis, Say Doctors

On 24/Jan/2020

Men should be allowed to donate sperm alongside their organs and other body parts, after they have died, doctors have said. There is currently a huge shortage of sperm donors in Britain, and the UK needs to import seme[...]

Scientists Engineer Dengue-Resistant Mosquitoes to Stop Them Passing it on to People

On 24/Jan/2020

There is hope in the horizon that malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases could soon be wiped out. Scientists have in a recent study demonstrated how mosquitoes could be geneti[...]

Five Things to Know About China Coronavirus

On 24/Jan/2020

China is in the midst of a public health crisis as a new Coronavirus is spreading wide in the world’s most populated country. The virus is in the same family of infections as the severe acute respiratory syndrome[...]

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