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ARTHRITIS is inflammation of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

CALLS have been made on the need to improve blood safety in the developing nations of the world saying it will help eradicate infectious diseases associated with sickle cell anemia. This was highlighted during the  2nd World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD) event organised by the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation (OOF), a charity based in

Striking resident doctors and other health workers at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba have suspended their over two weeks industrial action, resuming duties on Thursday.

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has threatened to join the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on its fourteen days ultimatum to government within which it should withdraw the circular in favour of the agitation by members of the Joint Health Sector Union to be appointed as Medical Directors of government hospitals.


A new study published in Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) has examined whether men who have sex with men were more likely to contract sexually transmitted infections using smartphone applications to find potential sexual partners, compared with meeting their partners in person or via specific networking websites.

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