WHO, doctors, others split over ‘coronavirus drugs’
The World Health Organisation (WHO), research institutes, medical doctors and pharmacists are divided over safety concerns emanating from the use of malaria drugs
Why COVID-19 is curable, by Ojeih
Dr. Paul Ojeih Jr. is the first son of the late Prof. Paul Olisa Ojeih and Managing Director (MD) of Iris Medical Foundation. Ojeih Jr. is an alternative medical practitioner with 22 years
How to improve access to safe, effective, cheap drugs
>Elijah N. A. Mohammed is a consultant pharmacist and the Registrar/Secretary to the Governing Council, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN). Mohammed in this interview with The Guardian among other things
Don warns students, lecturers against sexual abuse, drugs, others
Medical Director of the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr. Oluwayemi Ogun, has warned students of the Federal School of Occupational Therapy (FSOT), Oshodi, Lagos State
NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs
Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies
Diabetes patients groan as high cost of insulin raises risk of blindness, amputation, kidney failure, stroke
Seventy-year-old Obiemeka Azikiwe has type 2 diabetes. He tested positive for diabetes 24 years ago, and since then, he has been on drugs and a special diet.
Seven steps to living healthy life - Part 5
Stress is commonly described as the impact of a negative force (could be neutral or positive), from within and without on an individual’s mental and physical wellbeing. An individual’s response to stressors (stress-causing situations) generally affects the individual directly or his environment.
Adventist clerics urge youths to stop giving Nigeria bad name
Clerics of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Gombe State have advised youths against denting the image of the country through drug abuse and internet fraud.
World’s fastest man, Coleman, under investigation over alleged missed drugs tests
American sprinter Christian Coleman is under investigation over concerns he may have missed three drugs tests, BBC Sport has been told. If found guilty he would face an automatic one-year ban and would miss the World Championships in Qatar and the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.
...Why you should be aware of your family history
If a person has relatives who are mentally challenged, there is a higher chance that they themselves will have one. Much like some physical illness, such as high blood pressure or breast cancer, it is essential to be aware of a family history of mental health, as they can have a predisposition to mental illness.