retinoblastoma: epidemiology, inheritance, symptoms, & treatment

Retinoblastoma is a malignant tumour that arises from the outer nuclear layer of the retina.It is…

nephrotic syndrome: etiology, symptoms, complications, & treatment

Nephrotic syndrome refers to a number of diseases that express themselves in a common pathway of…

neonatal tetanus: causes, symptoms, treatment & prevention

Neonatal tetanus is an ancient disease previously called lockjaw known to be common in agrarian communities…

Tetanus: causes, pathogenesis, symptoms, treatment and prevention

Tetanus in Nigeria. Tetanus is spasms caused by the presence of bacteria toxins in the nervous…

neglected tropical diseases: the nigerian situation

On neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria, just look at the screaming headlines:

obaseki appointed substantive CMD of UBTH, promises reforms and welfare

Dr Obaseki emerges CMD. After months of political tussle, for the exalted office of the ub­th…

adverse drug reactions: how to prevent it

I will introduce this article on adverse drug reactions by citing a statement credited to a…

harmful traditional practices in nigeria that affect our health

Harmful traditional practices that affect our health. I hope this is the most suitable topic for…

Viral hepatitis: hepatitis A, B, C, D and E all explained in single table

Viral hepatitis is the inflammation and injury of the liver by hepatotropic (liver-loving) viruses like hepatitis…

lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria: states affected & prevention

There is an outbreak of lassa fever in all parts of Nigeria including Lagos, Ogun, Delta,…

women’s health: causes of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer usually occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life at an average age…

hepatitis b vaccine in Nigeria: the when, where, how & the cost in nigeria

Why take hepatitis B vaccine in Nigeria?  This is personal. i got vaccinated against the dreaded…

facts about hepatitis b virus

After several inquiry email messages to my box about hepatitis B virus, I decided to listen…

24 year old female student emerge overall best in surgery, uniben

Meet Dr Marietta Osetohanmhen Imadojiemu. She won the prestigious Ashanti Graham Health and Education Initiative Foundation (AGHIEF)…

meaning of bmi and how to calculate it.

Meaning of BMI Bmi simply means body mass index. Knowing the meaning of bmi and how to…