Dr Ibukun Adeyemo – first doctor in Nigeria to deliver a set of sextuplets
Apr01

Dr Ibukun Adeyemo – first doctor in Nigeria to deliver a set of sextuplets

Despite the best efforts of the government, doctors, nurses and other health care workers, the Nigerian health care system has a long way to go in meeting the needs of the country’s population. The chronic lack of infrastructure and resources does not stop some exemplary health care professionals inventing, pioneering and breaking new grounds in various sectors within the health care system in Nigeria. One such pioneering healthcare...

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Six signs of cervical cancer women should not ignore
Mar30

Six signs of cervical cancer women should not ignore

At its early stage, cervical cancers usually have no symptom. Symptoms only begin to show when the cancer becomes invasive and grows into nearby tissues and organs. See an Obstetrician immediately you notice the following symptoms; – Bleeding after intercourse – Bleeding after Menopause – Painful intercourse – Unusual discharge from the vagina – Periods that are heavier and longer than usual –...

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It’s world water day:Here’s what to know about water borne illness
Mar22

It’s world water day:Here’s what to know about water borne illness

Water borne illnesses are portable water and recreational water associated diseases. Water outbreak agents are bacterial, viral , parasitic and chemical agents that cause water borne diseases Routes of transmission Water borne illnesses are gotten from contaminated water by ingestion or consumption of water, through dermal contact, which is contact of the water with skin or mucous membranes or through inhalation, by breathing in mist...

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Sickle cell disease cured in France with genetic engineering
Mar07

Sickle cell disease cured in France with genetic engineering

By Talha Soluoku and Ajide Elizabeth A major breakthrough has been recorded in the world of genetic engineering therapy,scientists have been able to genetically modify the instruction given to the bone marrow by stem cells of sickle cell patient causing an alteration in sickle shaped cell production process to give healthy red blood cells instead. Sickle cell disease results in the formation of abnormally shaped red blood cell (RBC)...

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Doctor’s desk: Nigerians should stop using tetracycline and flagyl for diarrhoea, stomach discomfort, etc
Mar06

Doctor’s desk: Nigerians should stop using tetracycline and flagyl for diarrhoea, stomach discomfort, etc

Really it’s very bad to use antibiotics this way. Tetracycline and flagyl (metronidazole) are antibiotics and they should only be used when prescribed by doctors. If you have a running stomach, what you can buy over the counter to relieve it are antimotility drugs. Antimotility drugs are medications taken to stop frequent or watery stool as in cases of diarrhoea disease. One common antimotility you can get in town easily is...

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Ajipe.com – health and wellbeing site launched in Ilorin
Mar01

Ajipe.com – health and wellbeing site launched in Ilorin

At certain points in the journey of the world, new innovations like the computer, a cellular phone, the piano or tasty cooking recipes spring up in one corner of the world to change the way people think, communicate, operate or even dance and cook. One of such new stuff is our project, Ajipe health and wellbeing portal, a fast growing health portal born out of ruminations on how to make health information accessible and fun to...

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