Date archive forJuly, 2016
By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Eminent health professionals bag Micro Nova’s 2015 Excellence Award

No fewer than 22 heads of pharmacy department, 13 chief medical directors (CMDs), six directors of pharmaceutical services (DPS)and consultants in specialty areas of cardiology,  nephrology, endocrinology, obstetrics More...

By admin On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Achieving optimum memory

Memory is the part of our mind in which information is stored and retrieved. It helps us to recall the when, who, where, what, why and how of everyday life. How would it feel if you could not easily recollect information? More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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NANNM decries maltreatment of nurses

The leadership of the nursing profession in Nigeria has condemned what it described as unfair treatment of nurses in the country, noting that it is an unjust way to repay professionals whose dedication to the wellness More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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African walnut shows evidence in boosting fertility, immunity

It is naturally enclosed in a small spherical shell, but its teeny size does not limit its potency in any way, as researches continue to validate the efficacy of the African walnut as a fertility booster, immunity More...

By admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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World Hepatitis Day: Eliminating viral hepatitis

(By Faleti Daniel D.) Viral hepatitis affects 400 million people globally and, given the size of the epidemic, anyone and everyone can be at risk. The theme for 2016, being a pivotal year for viral hepatitis global More...

By Macjob Oladipupo On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Practical handwriting analysis

One major aspect of Body Language, also known as non-verbal communication, is the handwriting. The uniqueness of a handwriting sample is what makes it a useful tool for graphologists in personality assessment. More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Medical tourism: Reaping the gains

In the recent past, the nation, Nigeria, was heated by the news of President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical tourism to London for ear, nose, and throat (ENT) consultation and treatment. Many comments were made, most More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Patrick Vallance, President, Prescribed drugs R&D, discusses GSK’s second quarter outcomes 2016

Watch Patrick Vallance, President, Prescribed drugs R&D, focus on GSK’s second quarter outcomes 2016. View all outcomes supplies on our web site: http://www.gsk.com/en-gb/traders/quarterly-results/ GSK – More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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How pharmacists fought medical directors for professional recognition – Onwudike

Pharm. Nwakaku Onwudike is a former chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Imo State, and team leader of PCN inspectorate team to drug manufacturing companies in the southeast zone. In this interview More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Fulani herdsmen killings, our greatest fear before ACPN conference – Alkali

The alleged invasion of Ukpabi Nimbo community in Enugu State and the subsequent bloodbath by suspected Fulani herdsmen few weeks to this year’s Annual National Conference of the Association of Community Pharmacists More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Prof. Isa Odidi: The pharmacist ahead of his time

(By Ola Aboderin)   “The principal mark of a genius, is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.” – Arthur Koestler Every once in a while, the course of history is traversed and More...

By Lere Baale On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Journey to extraordinary leadership: 10 mistakes to avoid

Thinking that you have already missed your chance Your life, with all its ups and downs, has moulded you for the greater good. Your( life has been exactly what it neededbring to be. Don’t think you’ve lost More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Overweight and obesity: an emerging epidemic in Nigeria

            One-third of the world’s population is now overweight or obese, while 62 percent of these individuals live in developing countries (The Atlantic, 2014). In 2014, more than 1.9 billion More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Reviving the battle against HIV/AIDS

Strategies for intensifying the battle against HIV/AIDS and tackling impediments to its eradication dominated discussions, as world leaders, distinguished scientists and public health advocates working on the pandemic More...

By Lolu Ojo On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Shall we go back to ‘Egypt’?

There is, indeed, a financial crisis in our country today and the economy is sliding into recession. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has rightly predicted that Nigeria’s economy will most likely contract More...

By George Emetuche On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Unbreakable Laws of Sales 3rd law: The more you connect, the more you sell

“You don’t close a sale; you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.”                                                                                                                                                                                                     More...

By Ifeanyi Atueyi On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Your work is service to God

Work is essential for the development of the mind and body. Indeed, you become the person God wants you to be through your work. You are a reflection of your work. Zig Ziglar said, “Every job is a self-portrait More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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What do dentists do?

Sometime in the first week of July, I was eating boiled corn when I felt a crack in one of my teeth. I stopped the mastication, spat out the morsel in my mouth and was surprised to see the fragment of a tooth in More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Massive turnout at Chike Okoli Foundation’s 10th anniversary

In what many have described as a massive boost for its cause, the 10th Anniversary of Heart & Soul Gala of the Chike Okoli Foundation witnessed a huge turnout of  pharmacists, technocrats, political bigwigs, More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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WAPCP Nigeria inaugurates committees to drive strategic agenda

To achieve part of its set objectives of improving the standard of pharmacy practice and health care delivery in Nigeria, the new leadership of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP), Nigeria More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Adelusi-Adeluyi, Akinyanju bag 2016 NHEA Lifetime Achievement Award

– Mopson, Sproxil, others win in other categories In recognition of their outstanding contributions to pharmaceutical practice and haematology in Nigeria respectively, Prince Adelusi-Adeluyi (OFR) and Professor More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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PEFON inducts four pharmacists, 25 other professionals

– Elevates Atueyi to BOT membership Four pharmacists and 25 other professionals from different walks of life were recently inducted into the fellowship of Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria (PEFON).The More...

By admin On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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4th Africa Pharmaceutical Summit and Exhibition holds in Lagos

Top players in the pharmaceutical and health care industry from all over the world will convene at the Africa Pharmaceutical Summit (APS) West 2016, holding from 6 to 7 September at Eko Hotel and Convention Centre, More...

By admin On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
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Beware: Research links alcohol consumption to 7 cancer types

A new study has revealed that a glass of wine a day raises the risk of cancer in human. The researchers said even people who drink low levels are at risk of developing the disease – killing off the idea that More...

By admin On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Pharmanews App on Android

Pharmanews, the foremost West African Health Journal introduces its official Android application-Pharmanews App. The mobile application, which is the latest development in the group of E-applications of the publication, More...

By admin On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Real reasons you need relief from stress

Do you know anyone who isn’t at times stressed out these days? The pace of modern life makes stress management a necessary skill for everyone. Many people juggle multiple responsibilities, work, home life, More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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90% of HIV drugs in Africa come from India – UNAIDS

Discussions at the ongoing AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa, have focused on the dearth of homegrown scientific solutions to HIV/AIDS on the continent. This comes as participants at the conference say that More...

By admin On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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REVEALED: 4 Tips to creating a healthy lifestyle

We are all looking for that perfect balance in our lives. For some of us, we may struggle with our work commitments eating into the time we get to spend with our families and friends. For others, we are fighting More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Regular strolls more effective than vigorous exercise at preventing diabetes-Research

A brisk walk is better than vigorous jogging for keeping diabetes at bay, according to new research. Doctors advise regular exercise and low-fat diets to improve glucose control in people with pre-diabetes. But More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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How your height affects your health

Generally, people with height attract more admiration and benefits than those with lesser height. However, towering over others has got some weaknesses as people with little height are not totally free from shortfalls More...

By admin On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Research finds vaginal ring with anti-AIDS slashes a woman’s risk of HIV by 92 %

A new study has found that vaginal ring laced with anti-AIDS drug ‘reduces a woman’s risk of HIV’ by up to 92%. The ring tested in the new study contained 25 mg of dapivirine, about 4 mg of which More...

By admin On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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FIP World Congress – Reducing the global burden of diseases

Second registration deadline: 1 August Pharmacy professionals and scientists from around the world are flocking to the FIP 2016 congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Why? The congress offers a world-leading mix More...

By admin On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Spice up your day with these 5 super spices

Just as knowledge is not static, so scientists keep revealing new discoveries on every field. We have been used to super foods in the pasts, but leading nutritionists have found super spices that sooth the human More...

By admin On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Checkout the list of 9 foods that can help you live longer

Do you want to live longer? Obviously, your answer will be affective, then you need diets with healthy fat, as researchers have suggested that Eating a diet that includes healthy fats can increase your chances of More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Job Vacancy for Programmes Officer

Pharmanews Ltd is a management training institution accredited by the Centre for Management Development (CMD) and has focused on manpower development for health care sector since in 1993. Currently, Pharmanews More...

By admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Novartis convenes the 15th Annual National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop in Dakar, Senegal

Malaria experts and African leaders challenged to maintain the momentum and win the race for malaria elimination Novartis convenes the 15th Annual National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Quitting smoking: Top tips to resist tobacco cravings.

For most tobacco users, tobacco cravings or urges to smoke can be powerful. But you’re not at the mercy of these tobacco cravings. Each time you resist a tobacco craving, you’re one step closer to stopping More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Vitamins supplement in pregnancy does not boost health- Researchers

Many mothers-to-be purchase expensive vitamin tablets in a bid to give their little bundle of joy the best start in life. But they are wasting their money as there is no evidence they improve the baby’s health, More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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The Internet of Things in Healthcare

In this video, Lynne Dunbrack, Research Vice President IDC Health Insights, explains the impact of IoT on healthcare and describes how IoT will change the way we run our medical systems in the future source  More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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JUTH workers embark on a sit-at-work strike

Workers of the Jos University Teaching Hospital on Monday embarked on a sit-at-work strike to protest the non payment of their June salaries. In a report filed in by the News Agency of Nigeria, it was gathered that More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Revealed: How sucking of thumb and nail biting prevents allergies

Good news to all parents, whose children are in the habits of thumb sucking and nailing biting, as the habits could be tagged “blessings in disguise”, with the latest research finding revealing  that children More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Frequent traffic noise increases your risk of heart attack-Researchers

Although environmental noise has been identified as one of the major pollutants of the society years back, but has not been linked to sudden death. Recent findings have revealed that exposure to constant barrage More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Merck and University of Nairobi to Start Medical Oncology Fellowship Program

Merck will sponsor nine medical doctors from Sub-Saharan African countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and South Africa for a period of two years Program aims to improve access to cancer care in Africa More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Advanced rheumatoid arthritis medicine developed in Russia

   Biotechnological company BIOCAD has developed innovative medicine for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and other autoimmune diseases. According to scientists forecast, More...

By admin On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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Four Facts about the Cocoa Bean – The Real Star on World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day on July 7 marks the anniversary of the creation of chocolate more than 400 years ago. This year, celebrate your health by honoring the source of the goodness– the cocoa bean.  While there More...

By admin On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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PREVAIL treatment trial for men with persistent Ebola viral RNA in semen opens in Liberia

The Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia (PREVAIL), a U.S.-Liberia joint Clinical Research Partnership, today announced the opening of PREVAIL IV, a treatment trial for men who have survived Ebola More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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How stretching reduces menopausal signs and depression

Are you a woman of menopausal age or someone very close to you is? If your answer is in the affirmative, then here lies some tips to ease women of menopausal symptoms. Scientists have recently found that stretching More...

By Solomon Ojigbo On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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