Organ transplantation : The journey so far

Attempts at organ transplantation have been recorded over the centuries, often in graphic detail. The earliest…

Tetracyclines: Uses, classes, & side effects

Tetracyclines are a group of broad-spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotics active against Gram-positive, Gram-negative, and intracellular organisms, e.g.…

Comprehensive list of medicine/drug prices in Nigeria

Medicine/Drug prices in Nigeria. Were you prescribed a drug and you don’t know its price/cost? This…

The Summary of Patients’ Bill of Rights (PBOR)

The Patients’ Bill of Rights is a list of rights and responsibilities that guarantees adequate information…

20 common blood tests and their cost

Blood tests and their costs. Though the medical doctor is trained to make clinical diagnosis and…

ivermectin: uses, brand names, side effects & cost

Ivermectin (22,23-dihydroavermectin) is a derivative of the macrocyclic lactone avermectin produced by the soil-dwelling actinomycete Streptomyces…

The what, why, how, where and cost of genotype test

Genotype test The what? Genotype simply means the heritable composition of your genes i.e. what your…

Asthma triggers: foods, allergies, drugs, flu, & exercise

How many asthma triggers do you know? Several stimuli trigger airway narrowing, wheezing, and dyspnea in…

Pre-employment Medical test, Employee medical check up

Pre-employment medical test. You just got your dream job! Congratulations! But your are scared. Your employer/company…

prostate cancer in Nigeria: epidemiology, awareness, screening, symptoms & treatment

A review of prostate cancer in Nigeria. Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in Nigerian…

Culture and health: beneficial cultural practices in Nigeria

What are the beneficial cultural practices in Nigeria that we can showcase to the world to…

breast cancer: facts, causes, gene testing, treatment & prevention

Contents of this article on breast cancer 1. Science-backed facts about breast cancer 2. What is…

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…

women’s health: causes of cervical cancer

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

causes of appendicitis: appendicitis in Nigeria

Appendicitis is a disease whose symptoms are vague and not well defined and could mimic other…