Date archive forSeptember, 2016
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By George Emetuche On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Unbreakable Laws of Sales. 5th Law: In selling, attitude is everything

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. – Mark Twain You are a product – a complete product that is well packaged for exploits! You have the ability to make a lot of things to happen. You just More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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UI Pharmacy Faculty Introduces Dress Code For Students

A cross section of faculty officials and students during the launch As a way of distinguishing pharmacy students and preparing them for the professional years ahead of them, the management of the Faculty of Pharmacy, More...

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By Yusuff Moshood On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Why do people die?

This question surely does not have a straightforward answer. In fact, if you ask ten people this question, you may get ten different answers. I suspect the reason is because the issue of death is often viewed from More...

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By admin On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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My goal is to bridge communication gap among pharmacy students – PANS editor-in-chief

In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, the current national editor-in-chief of the Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria Students (PANS), Somtochukwu Jeffrey Chimbiko, reveals some of the activities, challenges More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Why Seagreen’s Klovinal Stands Out In Treating Vaginal Infections – Brand manager

In this exclusive interview with Pharmanews, Pharm. Chukwuma Ozoh, brand manager, Seagreen Pharmaceuticals Limited, speaks on the reason the company is promoting one of its flagship brands, Klovinal, a vaginal pessary More...

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By admin On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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The Unknown Benefits Of Tigernut

Compiled by Chinwe Odita They look ordinary and not particularly appealing. They are also sold mostly by mallams in wheel barrows in most cities in Nigeria; so the average educated Nigerian may never look their More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Oyawole, Paul-Ozieh, Others Advise On Safe Medicine

– As ACPN marks Pharmacy Day 2016 with free health screening The easiest way to avoid buying fake medicines is to patronise only registered pharmacy outlets, where the pharmacist-in-charge is on ground to More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Merck Relaunches Glucovance, Glucophage For Type 2 Diabetes

Merck, a global leading science and technology health care company, has relaunched its type 2 diabetes drugs, Glucovance and Glucophage in Lagos, Nigeria. The event, which held at Shoregate Hotels, GRA, Ikeja, and More...

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By Lere Baale On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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How Extraordinary Leaders Make The World A Better Place

Once upon a time, a young man and woman met, gazed into each other’s eyes, held each other and knew, for certain, that they were supposed to be together forever. In the subsequent days, weeks and months, everything More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Locust Bean Tree Shows Antihypertensive, Antidiabetic, Antibacterial Properties

The name ‘“locust bean”’ is synonymous with the ancient African aromatic seasoning that is highly cherished by West African women for the preparation of different native delicacies. Beyond this, however, More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Gowon Advises NAPharm To Partner NAFDAC On Anti-counterfeiting Crusade

General Yakubu Gowon, former head of state and honorary Fellow of the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm), has urged the academy to team up with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control More...

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By Lolu Ojo On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Bring Back Good Public Education In Nigeria

The Nigerian public education system is on the verge of collapsing. Those who can afford to pay the exorbitant fees charged by private schools and colleges avoid it like the plague, watching from the sidelines as More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Detoxifying Your Liver

(Pharm. Sesan Kareem) Detoxification is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, including the human body, which is mainly carried out by the liver. Most toxins or poisons, More...

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By Ifeanyi Atueyi On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Your Work Could Be Your Calling

Your job is your occupation, work or trade. It is your business. Business is usually taken as a commercial or industrial enterprise which provides goods and services, involving financial, commercial and industrial More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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IUO VC, Bisi Bright, Others Task Pharmacy Students On Excellence

…As IPSF holds first Leaders in Training workshop in Nigeria The premises of Nigeria’s premier private university, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, were recently aglow with excitement, as the institution More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Online Nursing Programmes Acceptable Only If Endorsed By NUC – NANNM Chairman

Mrs Catherine Eseine is the director of nursing services (DNS) in Esan Central LGA of Edo State, and chairman of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) Edo State chapter. In this exclusive More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Pharm. Derrick Nkemakolem Osondu is the national sales manager of Greenlife Pharmaceuticals Limited. An indigene of Owa, in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta State, Osondu had his elementary education More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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FG Needs Strong Political Will To Implement Pharmacy Laws – ACPN Spokesman

Pharm. Chima A. Ogbu is the national publicity secretary, Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), and managing director, Medigate Pharmacy, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. In this informative interview More...

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By Adebayo Oladejo On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Professor Tayo Decries Effects Of Severe Fiscal Policies On Manufacturers

Renowned pharmacist and pro-chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, Prof. Fola Tayo, has attributed lack of political will by successive governments to implement various policy recommendations in the health More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Revealed:Why medical representatives fail to meet target

A training and human resource expert, Pharm. Tunde Oyeniran, has identified reasons medical and sales representatives often fail to live up to expectations. Speaking to a team of sales and regional managers during More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Repositioning the National Health Insurance Scheme

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), conceptualised as a strategy to ensure that Nigerians have easy and affordable access to quality health care delivery, is no doubt due for retooling. This is not just More...

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By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Tobacco control – A response to the global tobacco pandemic

National Environmental Health Association has planned to celebrate “World Environmental Health Day”  today, September 26, along with the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) and many More...

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By admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Seeking to reverse Nigeria’s family planning stagnation

(By Dimos Sakellaridis) It’s shocking that after many years of family planning promotion in Nigeria, the percentage of married women using modern contraception is only 9.8 percent (Nigeria Demographic & Health More...

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By Solomon Ojigbo On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Make in India – Prescribed drugs

Info on the Pharmaceutical Sector (Up to date 26/09/16). supply  More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Gowon Advises NAPharm To Partner NAFDAC On Anti-counterfeiting Crusade

General Yakubu Gowon, former head of state and honorary Fellow of the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm), has urged the academy to team up with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control More...

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By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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World Pharmacists Day: ACPN Canvasses Proper Positioning of Pharmacy Practice

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in celebrating the 2016 World Pharmacists Day, which is usually marked on every September 25, the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Lagos State Chapter, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Revealed: How To Get Rid of Your Acne

Many have given up to fate about their acnes, as their several attempts through the use of different formulas have proved abortive. However, the story of an acne-riddled patient – Brian Turner, who overcame the More...

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By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Malaria In Pregnancy Does More Harm To The Fetus- Ntadom

Malaria in pregnancy should be considered a medical emergency as it does more harm to the fetus than envisaged, the Head, Case Management Branch, National Malaria Elimination Programme, Dr. Godson Ntadom has said. He More...

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By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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2016 World Pharmacists Day: PSN Spells Out Pharmacists’ Roles In The Healthcare Team

Nowhere is the need for essential drugs more evident in the day-to-day management of patients than in the provision of this unique specialized commodity. Indeed, effective medicine can be practiced only where there More...

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By admin On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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JUTH May Suspend In-patients Feeding If Beneficiaries Remain Ungrateful

The Management of  the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), has threatened to stop the feeding of in-patients, if complaints against the gesture persisted. The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. Edmund Banwat, More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Open drug markets to close down by 2017, says PCN

As part of the efforts to regulate the drug distribution system in the country, Registrar of the Pharmacists  Council of Nigeria (PCN), Pharm. Elijah Mohammed, has disclosed that come 2017, all open drug markets More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Checkout The 7 Natural Diuretics For Your Body

Are you battling with excess fluid in your body? Studies have established that accommodating unnecessary fluid in the body poses as a threat to the heart, because it could trigger different heart diseases, beginning More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Workshop on Strategic Negotiation Skills

Course Objectives: At the end of the program, participants will Understand the Principles, Strategies and Tactics of Negotiation Become More Familiar with the Whole Process of Negotiation from Preparation to Closing More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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The worldwide guide to pharmaceutical pricing & reimbursement

For budget conscious healthcare payers, “value” has become a widely used term that plays a central role in the decision-making process alongside quality of care, particularly for pharmaceuticals. Increasingly, More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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8 Proven Ways to Prevent Cancer

The dreaded c-word rightly strikes fear into hearts across the globe. But lifestyle changes could stop a staggering 40 per cent of cancers from ever occurring, previous research has claimed. One reason may be down More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Limit Your Stressors: Stress Erases Benefits of Eating ‘Good’ Fats, Study Finds

The campaign to substitute good fat for bad ones has been on for a while, and majority of the people are already buying into it. However, a new study, published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, suggests that More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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Enjoy The Remedial Benefits Of Cashew Nut

The health benefits of cashews include a healthy heart, strong nerve and muscle function, improved bone and oral health, relief from diabetes, anemia and gallstones. By offering antioxidant defences, they also aid More...

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By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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World Alzheimer’s Day 2016 – Remember Me

September 21 of every year is a day on which Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Moderate Alcohol Intake May Raise Risk Of Stroke, Heart Failure

While a number of studies claim moderate alcohol consumption can benefit heart health, new research suggests consuming just one drink a day may raise the risk of atrial fibrillation – a major risk factor for stroke, More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Got Stretch Marks? Tryout these smart ways of treating it

The skin is the body’s largest organ and has the remarkable ability to expand and contract as needed. The skin is strong and elastic, but its supporting tissues can be damaged if they are stretched too far More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Biofactura announces non-exclusive license agreement with Momenta pharmaceuticals

BioFactura, Inc., an emerging Maryland biopharmaceutical research and manufacturing company, announced today entry into a non-exclusive license agreement with Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTA), a biotechnology More...

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By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Top 10 Remedies For Heartburn Relief

Heartburn is a medical condition in which the contents of the stomach move backward and upward into the food pipe. Heartburn is also known as gastrointestinal reflux. The diaphragm and a muscle called the lower More...

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By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Study Reveals Why Men Sleep Better Than Women

Are women more likely to have disturbed sleep than men, and if so, why? A new study published in PNAS suggests that being male or female has an impact on how well we are likely to sleep. A woman’s sleep cycle More...

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By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Nurses Appeal To Doctors To Shelve Planned Strike

Nurses under the aegis of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) have made a passionate call on the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to shelve its planned strike. The association More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Professor Okojie wins NAPharm 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards

-As Academy Inducts Four Pharmacists Prof. Julius Okojie, former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) has been announced as the winner of Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy (NAPharm) 2016 Lifetime More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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PSN Officially Receives Pharm.D Approval Letter

In what has been adjudged a milestone achievement for the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) the Ahmed Yakasai led PSN has successfully received the official approval letter for Pharm.D, from the National Universities More...

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By admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Arikawe Bags UK’s I Love My Pharmacist Award

Olutayo Arikawe, 39, a community pharmacist in Dudley has been chosen as the national winner of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s ‘I Love My Pharmacist Award’. Running for the third year, the national title More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Bedtime habits that will help you lose weight

Getting a better night’s sleep is one of the easiest ways to lose weight. And, impressively, it’s one of the most effective. Case in point: In one Annals of Internal Medicine study, dieters who got 8.5 hours More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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A portion of oily fish a day increases the risk of diabetes in women- Researchers

  Eating too much of oily fish can actually increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to a quarter, a  new study has found. The study conducted by French scientists found that those who ate a portion More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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6th international conference and exhibition on pharmaceutical regulatory affairs & IPR

Conference Series LLC invites all the participants across the globe to attend the “6th International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs & IPR” (Regulatory Affairs 2016) More...