By Ebele Orakpo To many, cancer connotes death. This isÂ because as far as they are concerned, a large percentage of those diagnosed with various forms of cancers succumb to death eventually after a most gruelling experience characterised by pains and terrible side effects from drugs, radiotherapy and surgery.
RISK of contracting an infection while on admission in hospital is now a source of worry amongst patients on hospital admission in Lagos and environs.Read More
The Minimac drug concept recently adopted by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) as a prelude to setting up of Mini – Manufacturing Drug Facilities in selected teaching and specialist hospitals in the country, has received hard knocks from the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos State branch.Read More
A BREAKTHROUGH discovery about the potential of nutrients in cancer prevention and treatment has provided renewed hope for cancer patients across the world, following the development of a derivative of vitamin E that is capable of killing cancer cells.Read More
NIGERIANS will enjoy better standard of health services this year, in terms of quality of care and accessibility at Federal government-owned health institutions across the country.Read More
AS year 2010 rolls in, Federal government has been enjoined to develop policies and programmes that would fast track Nigerians efforts to achieve the Millenuum Development Goals as well as improve the healthcare delivery services.Read More
Managing Director, St. Eve Concepts Ltd, Mrs. Evelyn Okere has charged Nigerians to take their own health in their hands just as she noted that it was high time corporate organisations in the country show more concern about the health of the populace.Read More
For Jenny Samuel, of 29, Obafemi Ajayi Street, Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos, the birth of her first baby, Desire, on New Yearâ€™s day, is a fulfilment of a long-standing dream to be a mother.Read More
THRICE his life was at stake while propagating the concept of Invitro Fertilisation (IVF) in Nigeria, but today, he is rest assured Nigerians need not seek IVF treatment abroad.Read More
Banksâ€™ customers have demanded improved electronic banking services and better customer relations from their banks in 2010.A cross section of banksâ€™ customers interviewed by Financial Vanguard on what they expect from their banks in the new year conducted listed poor ATM and internet banking services as the greatest shortcomings of their banks in 2009.Read More
Dark clouds gathered over Nigeria weekend as the cold hands of death snatched away wife of former Military Head of State, Mrs Maryam Babangida after a prolonged battle against cancer of the ovary.Read More
THE last may yet to be heard about the recent approval of new salary structures in the nationâ€™a health sector as the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is raising dust over the the stand of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on the issue.Read More
Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians in the country have until 31st of March 2010 to register their licenses and premises with the Optometrists and Dispensing Registration Board of Nigeria.Read More
With the Worldâ€™s 80 per cent universal coverage on the usage of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLLIN), beneficiaries of the Federal Governmentâ€™s free LLIN in Ogun State last week have been urged to make proper use of the nets to ensure that efforts to halt the burden of malaria yield the expected outcomes.Read More
Beloved talk host Oprah Winfrey is dying, say medical experts who predict the TV titan has just three years to live.
That chilling forecast is the real secret behind the talk queen, who turns 56 on Jan. 29, quitting her TV show in 2011, according to insiders.