Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Prof Magnus Atilade is an authority in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Traditional Medicine (TM) in Nigeria. In this interview, the chiropractor tells OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA how CAM and TM fields are evolving in the country, and the challenges...
A Community Pharmacist and exChairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, Lagos State branch, Aminu Abdulsalam, shares some insights with OYEYEMI GBENGA-MUSTAPHA on codeine regulation by the Federal Government. Excerpts: The Federal Government recently streamlined production and access to codeine...
The ban on the use of illicit drugs by the federal government in order to curb its menace seems to have encouraged more users to fashion out other creative ways of engaging in the use of the substances undetected....
A professor of radiotherapy and oncology at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Remi Adekigbe, talks about breast cancer and its treatments with DOLAPO AKITOYE What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the growth of a tumour in the breast and when tested,...
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria known as ‘Chlamydia trachomatis’. The disease, which affects both men and women, is spread by having unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex with an infected person. It is also transferred...
Angels come to mankind in many ways. Some come with wings and shades of orchestras to give sweet melodious sounds to any being that crosses their way. Some come as unseen guides to nuture and nurse each being to...
A woman’s breasts are primarily for breastfeeding the young but despite the fact that many Nigerian women are blessed with a sizeable chest, millions of babies in the country are yearning for breastmilk. According to scientists, all sizes of...
Dr. Tunde Lalude, a fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburg and the Group Medical Director of Reddington Hospital, has revealed that the hospital is set to address the missing gap in Nigeria’s colorectal cancer diagnosis, treatment...
Dr. Megbuwawon Adekunle is a Public Health and Family Medicine Specialist. In this interview with Sunday Ehigiator, the Me Cure Head of Strategy and Commercial, talked about the need for early diagnosis, free mammogram screening by Me Cure, and...
The chairperson, Governing Council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Enyantu Ifenne, says if President Muhammadu Buhari knows a tenth of the ‘atrocities’ committed by the suspended Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, ”he (Buhari) will throw him out.” “If (Mr)...