Don’t reject gunshot victims, Police warn doctors

The Lagos State Police Command has warned hospitals and doctors to henceforth desist from rejecting gunshot victims, saying such act constitutes a flagrant violation of an existing law. File photo: Imohimi Edgal In a statement on Wednesday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti, they said doctors who do so are criminally liable on account More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Nigeria is in a mess and the medical sector in shambles – Dr. Omole

Dr. Wale Omole is a medical practitioner who believes in the ideals of the late environmentalist and human rights crusader, Dr. Tai Solarin and that is why he named his hospital at Mushin Olosa in Lagos after the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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Codeine syrup: NAFDAC shuts down Emzor, two others

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down three pharmaceutical companies over the codeine syrup scandal. FILE PHOTO: NAFDAC Office, Abuja. The companies include Peace More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Gowon praises FG’s efforts in Guinea worm eradication

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retired), has praised the Federal Government for efforts made in eradicating guinea worm in the country. Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon Gowon stated this on More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Veterinary Association proffers solution to herdsmen, farmers crisis

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has urged the Federal Government to constitute a technical committee to evolve solutions to the lingering crises between herdsmen and farmers in the country. President, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
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Why brain, eyes, testes transplants off-limit for scientists

Since the world’s first successful organ transplant in 1954 — a kidney — the discipline has advanced to the point where a wounded soldier could have his penis and scrotum replaced in a groundbreaking operation More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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World’s first scrotum transplant successful

Doctors at Johns Hopkins University said Monday they have performed the world’s first total penis and scrotum transplant on a US military serviceman who was wounded in Afghanistan. FILE PHOTO The medical team More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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‘Over two million bottles of Codeine consumed in Kano’

n the last three years, Kano State reportedly tops the list of the states with the highest rate of drug addiction in the country. FILE PHOTO Codeine, a prescription pain medication used to treat mild or moderate More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Cancer prevention, treatment: Toyin Saraki hosts stakeholders

In a bid to create awareness for the prevention, early detection and control of cancer, the Founder-President, Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Mrs Toyin Saraki, hosted key stakeholders to a meeting to review the cancer More...