Sunday, November 18, 2018
Compensation will now be paid out to patients with breast cancer who had been operated on by the disgraced British breast surgeon Ian Paterson, who was convicted in a criminal court in April 2017 of "wounding with intent," as...
Uganda’s health minister disguised herself as a patient and caught two medical workers demanding a bribe for free government services, she told AFP on Saturday. Health Minister Sarah Opendi said she wore a face veil and travelled to a hospital...
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at Newcastle University, UK has spent almost...
A number of advanced community pharmacy services are offered in more than 50% of countries and territories, which cover over three-quarters of the world’s population, according to a new publication launched Thursday by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) at...
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana has announced it will from July 2018 conduct an online Licensing examination for Nurses and Midwives. This according to the council was part of measures to get Nurses and Midwives deliver to...
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi SA paused development of a Zika virus vaccine candidate in response to funding cuts by the US government, the company said in a statement on its website last week. The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority,...
Two Nigerian women have pleaded guilty to charges of neglect for leaving a severely autistic woman locked in a car alone while they went on a two-and-a-half hour shopping spree. Sylvia Ezeorji, 47 and Veronica Howe, 52, were both care...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said more than 500 people have so far died in cholera epidemic sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo. The world body said in a statement that outbreaks of the water-borne disease occur regularly...
Medtronic has initiated a worldwide voluntary recall of specific lots of MiniMed infusion sets used with all models of Medtronic insulin pumps. The company said it has determined that the vent membrane in the recalled infusion sets may be...
DOCTORS in the western Indian state of Gujarat have successfully extracted seven teeth from a one-month old infant. “The baby is doing fine now,” dental surgeon Dr Meet Ramatri, who carried out the operation in August told BBC Hindi’s Sushila...