eye syndrome
By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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REVEALED: How to Remedy Your Vision Impairment with Vitamins

The eyes are a pair of indispensable parts of the body, which enables our daily affairs, without which movement will be difficult. It is however unfortunate to know that as crucial as these organs are, some persons More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Being the Eldest Child Places You at risk –Study Finds

Being the first born among your siblings could place you in a position of opportunity and risk simultaneously. It has been observed that first born children more often than none, are privileged to enjoy the undivided More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Nursing Council Releases New Conditions for Licence Renewal

In pursuance of an improved nursing care delivery and a continuous professional education for nurses, The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has reviewed the requirements for renewal of professional More...

remi
By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Adeseun Emerges as Chairman of O’trafford Squash Club

Pharm, Remi Adeseun has been elected as the new chairman of the  O’Trafford Squash Club Ikoyi Lagos, succeeding Mr Larry Ettah, who just completed his tenure of 2 years as stipulated by the Club’s  Constitution. Adeseun, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Lagos ALPs Rewards Selfless Services of Past Heroes

Although it appears their services went unnoticed, but little did they know that a day of reward was on the way.The 2016 ALPs Forum  and Service Appreciation Day, was the occasion organised by the Lagos State branch More...

teeth
By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Tumeric, Charcoal, Strawberries better for natural teeth whitening?

While some ladies can spend their last kobo on any formulation that claims to give them a brighter smile, it is ironical to know that what they have travelled all the way to Sokoto to seek is actually in their ‘sokoto’, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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President Buhari Pledges to Implement Universal Health Insurance Policy In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to reverse the general out of pocket payment for healthcare in the country, assuring the masses of a robust healthcare insurance programme, to take off soonest. The president More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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An Hour’s Nap a Day Can Make Your Brain Five Years Younger, Study Finds

As the year begins and work resumes in earnest, it is normal for every employee to focus on meeting his goals and targets, not making provision for siesta. However, a new study has found that observing an hour’s More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Why You Need To Exercise During Winter

As the yuletide usually falls during the winter, it’s a time people go on holidays and picnics, and merriment at its peak. While many may seize the period to add some flesh, a seasoned physiologist has advised More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Akintayo, Gbolagade Pledge Support For YPG-NG

The immediate past president of PSN, Pharm Olumide Akintayo, and the PSN National Secretary General, Pharm. Gbolagade Iyiola, have thrown their weight behind the activities of the Young Pharmacists Group, Nigeria More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Regular Jogging Can Boost Your Memory, Study Finds

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Arizona, have found that running stimulates your brain and also helps to keep you alert. The scientists who studied 11 male runners aged between 18 and More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Alpians close the year in grand style

It was merriment galore for all Lady Pharmacists in Lagos on Thursday, December 15, 2016 as they gathered at the Conference Hall of the Neuro-Psychiaric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos for the 2016 ALPS Forum. Some Alpians More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Young Pharmacists Group-Nigeria Visits Pharmacist Corps at Lagos NYSC Camp

In a bid to build a sustainable structure for the Young Pharmacists Group-Nigeria (YPG-NG) the national executive of the YPG-NG, led by the President, Pharm. Benjamin Onimisi, paid a visit to the 2016 Batch B Stream More...

few
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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UK Pharmacists Lament Drugs Scarcity

It is no longer business as usual for pharmacists practicing in the United Kingdom, as they are experiencing what has been described as worst drugs scarcity ever, a situation which has landed many patients in the More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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PSN Commiserates with UNIBEN Pharmacy Faculty over the Death of 3 Pharmacists

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has sent her condolence message to the families, the entire members of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the University of Benin Community, over the sudden death of three pharmacists More...

smoking
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Smokers Beware: Cannabis Can Damage Link between Retina and Brain

Researchers from the Pole Hospitalo-Universitaire de Psychiatrie du Grand Nancy in France have found that regular cannabis use could damage eyesight. The study conducted in France has found prolonged marijuana use More...

parley
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Why Health Writers Must Up Their Skills

“Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.”  ~Josh Billings That health is wealth is a truism, which many people seem to take for granted until they experience the many More...

oliver
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Expert Decries HIV Prevalence Among Women, Gives PMTCT Blueprint

For Nigerian women and girls to survive the onslaught of HIV and bring forth an AIDS-free generation, it is incumbent on all stakeholders to educate them to delay coitarche age, empower them to be self-sufficient, More...

salako
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Meet Prof. Salako, The New NIMR DG

Professor Babatunde Lawal  Salako is the current director general/CEO of the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR). A seasoned physician, lecturer and administrator, his voyage into the world of medicine More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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NIMR Proffers Strategies For Achieving Health-Related SDGs

For the health-related components of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)to be actualised before the 2030 deadline, the federal government must demonstrate more financial commitment towards implementation of More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Surplus Vitamin D Good For The Body?

      Various studies have confirmed  the efficacy  of  Vitamin D as a essential element which  helps the body absorb calcium from food, and a true deficiency can lead to weak or soft bones — More...

church
By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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Researchers Found Link Between Going To Church And Sex

It sounds ridiculous, because they have got nothing in common, but for the dynamism of  knowledge, researchers from the University Of Utah School Of Medicine, have recently found a relationship between going to More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Lagos PSN Hosts New Executives of The Young Pharmacists Group

As a way of familiarising themselves with top stakeholders in the profession, the newly elected executives of the Young Pharmacists Group (YPG)  Nigeria, have paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State PSN Chairman, More...

ambode
By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Ambode’s Wife Canvasses Reduction In Child And Maternal Mortality

In a bid to stem the tide on the recurrent death of mother and child during delivery, the First Lady of Lagos State, Mrs Bolanle Ambode has taken the campaign against infant and maternal mortality to the Ikorodu More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Why You Need To Steer Clear of Red Bull

Although several publications have written at one point or the other on the adverse effects of energy drinks, but this has got no significant impact on people as the consumption of the ill-energy booster has not More...

frts
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Study Links Vegetable Compounds To Better Cognition In Old Age

Are you age sixty and above, and are you struggling to cope with mental accuracy? If your response is on the affirmative, then this finding is for you. According to the new research published on Medical News Today, More...

vaga
By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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Viagra Shows Promise of Preventing Heart Disease in Diabetic Men

They are known as first-line therapy for erectile dysfunction in men, but a new study has shown that Viagra can reduce the risk of heart disease in men with type 2 diabetes. According to the researchers from the More...

oliver
By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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HIV Prevalence Is Higher Among Nigerian Women Than Men-Dr Ezechi

For the Nigerian mothers, sisters and daughters to survive, and to bring forth an AIDS free generation, it is incumbent on all stakeholders to strategically plot against the conspiracy of nature, culture and man. More...

diabetes
By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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World Diabetes Day: Over 5 million Nigerians are living with diabetes

November fourteen of every year is dedicated to diabetes campaign as World Diabetes Day is commemorated throughout the universe. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), World Diabetes Day was created More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Niger State Governor Donates An Automobile To PSN

The President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai was in no small measure grateful to the governor of Niger State, Alhaji (Dr) Abubakar Sani Bello, for his magnanimous donation of a model More...

sala
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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NIMR Charts Road Map For Achieving Health-Related SDGs

For the health-related component of the Sustainable Development Goals to be a reality before the 2030 deadline, the Federal Government must be ready to fund implementation of research policies to the letter, the More...

psn
By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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PSN President Welcomes All Delegates As The Conference Commences Today

As the 89th PSN conference commences in Minna, Niger State today, the PSN President, Pharm Ahmed Yakasai, has sent his warm greetings to all participants, wishing them a delightful stay and successful deliberation.   More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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WACN Charts Roadmap For Advancing Nursing, Healthcare In Nigeria

In order to advance nursing and healthcare in Nigeria, healthcare providers, especially nurses, must begin to exploit emerging technological advancement for effective services, create smart educational models for More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Expert Decries Poor Contribution Of Pharma Manufacturers To GDP

… Says drug production remains at zero level For the pharmaceutical industry to contribute meaningfully to national development, stakeholders must ensure the viability and expansion of local drug production, Pharm. More...

adeniji
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Encomiums As Adeniji Wins As The National NANNM President

It was celebration galore at the on-going National Delegate Conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Osun State, as Comrade Abdrafiu A. Adeniji emerged as the president of More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Encomiums As Adeniji Wins As The National NANNM President

It was celebration galore at the on-going National Delegate Conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Osun State, as Comrade Abdrafiu A. Adeniji emerged as the president of More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Adejumo Tasks Nurses On Health Promotion

… As FOLGONM holds 32nd annual scientific conference Following the spate of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in the country, Head of Nursing Department, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, More...

adejumo
By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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Adejumo Tasks Nurses On Health Promotion

… As FOLGONM holds 32nd annual scientific conference Following the spate of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases in the country, Head of Nursing Department, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, More...

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By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Experts Decry Surge In Sight Loss From Glaucoma

Worried by the sudden rise in the proportion of Glaucoma patients coming down with blindness, a group of experts called: The Vision Loss Expert Group,  a global collaboration of 79 ophthalmologists and optometrists, More...

onon
By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Onion Compound Shows Promise of Ovarian Cancer Prevention

Early studies have indicated the benefits of onions in boosting immunity, regulating blood sugar, reducing the risk of gastric ulcers, as an anti-inflammatory and antibiotics agents. However, a new study has found More...

wac
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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West African College of Nursing Harps On Advancing Healthcare In Nigeria

Except healthcare providers, especially nurses, join the band wagon in keying into emerging technological advancement for effective services, create smart educational models for leadership development, and  reconceptualise More...

nurse
By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Adejumo Tasks Nurses On Health Promotion

Following the spate of emerging and re-emergence of infectious diseases in the country, the Head Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Dr Olabisi Adejumo has called on nurses to embrace More...

enugu
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Enugu PSN Urges Pharmaceutical Manufacturers To Scale-up Operations

For the pharmaceutical industry to make meaningful impact on national development, stakeholders must ensure the viability and expansion of local drug production, as recent statistics has shown that the pharmaceutical More...

locust
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...

nursing
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...

acne
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...

nuc
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...

nmcn
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria gets a new registrar

The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has recently experienced a change in leadership as  Mrs A. G. Yusuf has been appointed as the new Ag. Registrar. The exchange of headship baton of the council More...

naked
By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Finding Sleep Difficult At Night? Try Going To Bed Nude

It has been observed that some folks stay in bed for nearly half- of-the-night-time with their eyes wide-opened, while sleep keeps eluding them. To alleviate this condition, Clinical Nutritionist, Shawn Stevenson More...

natural plant
By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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NNMDA DG tasks pharmacists on the availability of herbal products

In view of the scarcity of the raw materials for the production of drugs in the country, the Director General, Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) Pharm. Sam Etatuvie has advised pharmacists to More...