Metuh undergoes medical treatment in London

The former National Publicity Secretary of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has undergone medical treatment for a protracted spinal cord ailment in a London hospital as approved by the court.

A family source disclosed that following a successful treatment Metuh “will further undergo an intensive physiotherapy to enable him to move around without walking aid and much painkillers.”

The family source also confirmed that the outspoken politician is expected back in the country within the coming weeks.

Adding that, “Chief Metuh has been undergoing a series of treatments. It has been very challenging but we thank God that there is a lot of improvement.

“The former opposition spokesman is fast recuperating and has been scheduled for necessary physiotherapy to enable him to move around without the help of walking aid or much painkillers as he has been doing in the last three years. With that, he should

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Researchers develop injection to treat skin cancer

Yale researchers develop injection to treat skin cancer
Bioadhesive nanoparticles (white) after being taken up by skin cancer tumor cells during in virtro culture. Credit: Julia Lewis

Yale researchers are developing a skin cancer treatment that involves injecting nanoparticles into the tumor, killing cancer cells with a two-pronged approach, as a potential alternative to surgery.

The results are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

“For a lot of patients, treating skin cancer is much more involved than it would be if there was a way to effectively treat them with a simple procedure like an injection,” said Dr. Michael Girardi, professor and vice chair of dermatology at Yale Medical School and senior author of the study. “That’s always been a holy grail in dermatology—to find a simpler way to treat skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.”

For the treatment, tumors are injected with polymer-based nanoparticles carrying a chemotherapy

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Global Medical Tourism Market Size study, by Type, Application and Regional Forecasts 2021-2026

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Feb 02, 2021 (Heraldkeepers) —
Medical Tourism Market:

WiseGuyReports.com adds “Global Medical Tourism Market Research Report 2021 Analysis and Forecast 2026” reports to its database.

Executive Summary

Major players in the medical tourism market are Apollo Hospital Enterprise Limited, Prince Court Medical Center, Bumrungrad International Hospital, KPJ Healthcare Berhad, and Fortis Health Ltd.

The global medical tourism market is expected to decline from $37.72 billion in 2019 to $19.8 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -47.53%. The decline is mainly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, restriction on cross-border travel and the closure of industries and other commercial activities. The ban on cross-border travel reduces the number of international patients, impacting the market. The market is then expected to recover and

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Helius Medical Technologies to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results on …

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NEWTOWN, Pa., Feb. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSDT) (TSX:HSM) (“Helius” or the “Company”), a neurotech company focused on neurological wellness, today announced that fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 financial results will be released after the market closes on Wednesday, March 10th.

Management will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 10th to discuss the results of the quarter and fiscal year. Those who would like to participate may dial 877-407-2988 (201-389-0923 for international callers) and provide access code 13715793. A live webcast of the call will also be provided on the Events section of the Company’s investor relations website and can be accessed directly via the following link: https://78449.themediaframe.com/dataconf/productusers/hls/mediaframe/43341/indexl.html.

For those unable to participate, a replay of the call

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