Doctors more likely to recommend antihistamines rather than cough and cold medicine for kids – Research

For respiratory infections in children under 12, physicians are increasingly more likely to recommend antihistamines and less likely to recommend cough and cold medicines, a Rutgers study found. Antihistamines are widely used over-the-counter to treat various allergic conditions. However, these medicines have little known benefit for children with colds, and some older antihistamines cause sedation…

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Medical experts advise women on breastfeeding

Dr Betta Edu, former Director General of Cross River Primary Health Care Development Agency (CRPHCDA) on Tuesday advised women who refused to breastfeed their babies for fear of having saggy breast that “the breast would definitely change shape and size with age.” She said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…

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PSN commends Biomedical management for product quality

The Kwara executives of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has commended the management of Biomedical Pharmaceuticals, the pioneer manufacturers of Intravenous fluids for producing quality products. The Pharmaceutical body made the comment during the visit to the revamped factory of the company on Friday, 21st June ,2019. During the visit, PSN Kwara Chairman, Pharm. Alli Bakau commended the management team led by Mr.…

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We are inching closer to HIV cure- Researcher

Prof. Ravi Gupta is a Professor of Clinical Microbiology and a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow. In March this year he presented a ground breaking research on a potential cure for HIV using stem cell transplantation. He was among researchers at the University College London (UCL) that treated the HIV positive man referred to as ‘London…

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