By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Yakasai Commends Lagos PSN On Leadership Transition

– Highlights attributes of good leadership as PSN holds 2017 annual luncheon President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Pharm. Ahmed Yakasai has hailed the epoch-making election of Pharm. (Mrs) More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Beware: Too Little Sleep Can Send One To The Grave Untimely

Many motivational speakers at one point or the other have listed less sleeping hours, as one of the disciplinary measures to achieve great success in life, but scientist have found that this negate the principle More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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The More Fish, Nuts and Seeds You Consume, The Healthier Your Brain

The axiom ‘you are what you eat’, was vividly demonstrated by the findings of two different studies that validated that eating fish, nuts and seeds can help preserve your memory as you age. The researchers from More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Study Links Traffic Pollution To Premature Aging and Asthma

Although the regular exposure of Nigerians to air pollution, especially those from the motor vehicles exhaust and that from the electricity power generators, made it looked as if air pollutants are harmless, but More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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How To Prevent, Treat Dehydration Headaches

Do you experience headaches frequently, and has the cause been diagnosed? If your answer is in the affirmative for the first question, but you have got a ‘no’, for the second, then it is imperative you read More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Breakthrough: Real Reasons For Infertility In Older Women Revealed

The widespread misconception that women in their forties can no longer conceive due to the onset of menopause, may be losing its ground, as seasoned scientists have identified one of the leading causes of serial More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Tomato Extract May Prevent, Treat Stomach Cancer

Experts in the field of cellular physiology have validated it that extracts from tomatoes may prevent and even treat stomach cancer. Although several studies have suggested that tomatoes have anti-cancer properties, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Revealed: How Pharmacist Reenacted Judas Iscariot, Allegedly Kidnapped His Boss

The story of Pharm. Emeka Egbulugha, the Superintendent Pharmacist, of Maydon Pharmaceuticals aptly played out the famous biblical account of how Judas Iscariot, a disciple of Jesus Christ betrayed his master to More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Beware! Pneumonia, Common Cold Could Lead To Heart Attack

It may sound strange and incredible to many, but the fact remains that scientists have found a significant link between respiratory infections and heart attack. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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FG Cautions Nigerians on Ebola Resurgence in Congo

Following the World Health Organisation’s announcement on the recent outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Federal Government, through the minister of health, Professor More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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AHAPN Flays NMA, Urges FG on Rotational Headship of FMoH

National Chairman of AHAPN, Pharm. Martins Oyewole Infuriated by the alleged stand of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) against the implementation of the planned harmonisation of salaries of health workers More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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How I Resolved Members’ Apathy Towards ALPs Activities – Ologunagba

Pharm. (Mrs) Modupe Ologunagba is the outgoing chairperson of the Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs) Lagos State Chapter. In this chat with Pharmanews, Ologunagba and few of her executives revealed to Temitope  More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Prince Adelusi-Adeluyi Extols PEFON’s Concept, Decorates Octogenarians with Lifetime Achievement Award

-As Osita Chidoka, others became Fellows In recognition of their meritorious services to their father land, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, chairman, Board of Trustees, Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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World Malaria Day 2017: Harnessing Local Medicinal Plants to Reduce Burden

World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria . Established on May 2007 by the 60th session of the  World Health Assembly, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Meningitis Death Toll Rises: Kills 745, affects 8,057

As the government is searching for a lasting cure to the dreaded disaster of  Cerebro Spinal Meningitis,  available reports have shown that the epidemic has  claimed 745 lives, with 8,057 cases suspected  across More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Daily Consumption of Fresh fruits May Prevent Diabetes, Others

Like the common adage among healthcare practitioner, which says” You are what you eat”, scientists have found a new secret of healthy living, which could cut the risks of diabetes and other related complications. More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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YPG-NG S/W Launches Best Graduating Student & Outstanding Leadership Award

Poised to promote academic and leadership excellence, the Young Pharmacists Group-Nigeria, (YPG-NG) South West has newly introduced the Best Graduating Student Award on Thursday, 6 April 2017 at the Faculty of Pharmacy, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Banana, Spinach and Sweet Potatoes Combo, As Natural Remedy for Hypertension

Experts on endocrinology and physiology have recently found that consuming bananas, sweet potatoes and spinach each day could help to reverse the deadly condition of high blood pressure, popularly known as hypertension. The More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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ALPs Holds 2017 Annual School Health Moral Programme

Thursday, 23 March, 2017 will remain unforgettable for pupils of the Apostolic Nursery & Primary and Grammar School, Orishigun, Ketu, as members of the Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs) Lagos State Branch, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Scientists Discover Nasal Spray To Prevent Meningitis

WHO Insists On Prompt Awareness Campaign Experts Reveal Natural Remedies To Meningitis Prevention Following the outbreak of meningitis in the northern part of the country, which has claimed no fewer than 211 lives More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Beware: Reheating Refrigerated Leftovers Could Be Poisonous, Doctor Warned

The norm in this clime averts the act of trashing excess foods, but recent findings have warned that warming leftover rice, potatoes, chickens, boiled egg, Mushrooms, could be very dangerous to the human system. The More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Study Links Frequent Visits To The Loo At Night to Excessive Salt Intake

. Recommends diet change for people affected To some people, their use of the toilet two to three times before dawn is just as normal as every other thing, whereas it is unknown to them that that is an indication More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Fibre Supplement Offers Hope For Asthmatics

In what has been described as a ground-breaking study by many, scientists from the University of Newcastle have achieved a feat in discovering fibre supplements  that could control asthma that have hitherto resisted More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Revealed: Natural Secrets of Cultivating Long Hair, Radiant Skin, Others

Observations have shown that the number of hours spent at the saloon for makeover is not commensurable to the outcomes, as treatment received by many females and even males have declined to produce the needed results. But More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Lagos ALPs enlightens students, teachers on prevention of diseases

-Holds 2017 annual school health moral programme Thursday, 23 March, 2017 will remain an indelible memory in the hearts of the pupils and students of the Apostolic Nursery & Primary and Grammar School, Orishigun, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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GSK appoints Bhushan Akshikar as new managing director in Nigeria

GlaxoSmithKline, a multinational pharmaceutical company, has announced the appointment of Bhushan Akshikar as its managing director in Nigeria. The appointment of Akshikar became imperative after the former managing More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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SWIPHA Nigeria now acquired by Biogaran- a French firm

Biogaran- a French generic medicine manufacturer has declared it official acquisition of the Nigeria’s Swiss Pharmaceutical company (Swipha) with the intension of boosting local production of drugs in Nigeria. According More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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1.8 million Nigerians suffer glaucoma, patients seek government intervention

The Glaucoma Patients Care Initiative of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to come to the aid of citizens down with the condition, stating that the present statistics of 1.8 million Nigerians suffering from More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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NAFDAC, NBC to warn against the consumption of Fanta, Sprite with Vitamin C- Court Rules

-NAFDAC appeals ruling as NBC assures customers of safety of their products The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been fined to the tune of two million naira for failing More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Neurologists lament stroke incidence, demand government action

– As Bolar Pharma launches NeuroAiD Neurologists across the country have decried the increasing prevalence of stroke in Nigeria, warning that except urgent, strategic steps are taken by the government and More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Watermelon, ginger, garlic, as remedies for kidney disease

The 10th day in the month of March is significant as it is globally chosen for advocacy on kidney disease, with lots of enlightenment on prevention and proper management of the disease. While the theme for this More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Study links office jobs to heart disease

-Suggests daily walk of seven miles for office workers to beat risk Scientists from the Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick, England, have found a relationship between sedentary lifestyle and higher More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Colorectal cancer on the increase among youths, experts warn

Suggest screening to start from 20 years Until recently, colorectal cancer also known as bowel cancer was known as a common disease of the elderly, but findings by members of the American Cancer Society, have indicated More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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One in nine deaths due to heart failure-Research

A new study, conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in Dallas, has found that heart failure was responsible for one in nine deaths, warning on the growing risks of heart failure across More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Neurologists lament surge in stroke incidence, demand government action

As Bolar Pharma launches NeuroAiD Neurologists across the country have decried the increasing prevalence of stroke in Nigeria, warning that if there is no urgent strategic plan by government and private institutions More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Consumption of fruits and vegetables reduces lung disease risk-Study finds

Feeding on fruits and vegetables has got a lot of health benefits for the human system. Although some heavy consumers might regard them less, due to their inability to fill the stomach like other food items, but More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Experts chart path to reduction in pneumonia, meningitis burden

As Pfizer launches Nimenrix in Nigeria Worried by the significant health burden posed by meningococcal and pneumococcal diseases globally, medical experts in Nigeria have called for early diagnosis and vaccination More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Top Natural Remedies for Your Sore Throat

Sore throat is a common condition in children and adults, and it is associated with, coughing, runny nose, and fever. Clinical investigations have revealed that anyone with sore throat may experience a scratchy More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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LASUTH Wins BID International Quality Award

In recognition of her outstanding commitment and unwavering performance to quality and excellence, in healthcare delivery, the Business Initiative Directors (BID) International has honoured the Lagos State University More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Disease Outbreak Looms in Rivers, Expert Warns

Following the recent prevalence of hydrocarbon soot, a black substance that has spread across some parts of Rivers State, the immediate past state Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Furo Green has More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Planning For Next PSN Conference Must Commence Immediately – Olubowale

Pharm. Gbenga Olubowale was the chairman, Conference Planning Committee (CPC) for the 89th conference of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN). In this exclusive chat with Pharmanews, he revealed the essentials More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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NIMR DG Bags Africa’s Icon of Medical Transformation Award

 In recognition of his relentless commitment to effective healthcare delivery in the country, the Director General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Professor Babatunde Salako, has been honoured More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Experts Warn Against the Use of Antibiotics in Pregnancy

…  Say it reduces baby’s immunity Pregnant mothers have been warned to desist from the use of antibiotics in pregnancy, as it has been found to weaken baby’s immune system According to the study conducted More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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AHAPN takes campaign against drug abuse to Yaba Market

Poised to stem the ugly tide of drug abuse and misuse in the country, members of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) Lagos State branch, besieged the Yaba Market on Wednesday, More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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How Sweet Potato Reduces your Risk of Cancer, Heart Diseases, Others

    Judging by the way they are often displayed in local markets and street corners, looking dirty and shrivelled, one may be tempted to disdain and dismiss sweet potatoes as being nutritionally deficient. More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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NIMR DG Bags the Africa’s Icon of Medical Transformation Award

In recognition of his relentless and dogged commitment to effective healthcare service delivery in the country, the Director General, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Professor Babatunde Salako has More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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A New Test Could Spare Breast Cancer Patients from Chemotherapy

Following the World Cancer Day celebrated on every February 4, the World Health Organisation has stated that Nigeria has the highest number of cancer cases in Africa, with 10,000 deaths annually. In order to stem More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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LASUTH Patients Allegedly Accuse Nurses of Stealing Their Drugs

  … NANNM Chairman says nurses are well paid It was reported in some national dailies on Monday that patients of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospitals have allegedly charged nurses in the hospital More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Pfizer Partners Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria on Glaucoma Awareness Campaign

The Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN) and the South East Ophthalmologist’s Forum (SEOF) in partnership with Pfizer have raised the alarm over the scourge of eye threatening disease- Glaucoma in the More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Lagos ALPs Holds 2016 Forum, Celebrates Veterans in Style

It was a colourful celebration of selfless service, as the Association of Lady Pharmacists (ALPs) Lagos branch organised a special 2016 Forum, to appreciate past and present executives of the association, The event, More...