15 Nov 2020
Before Coronavirus came to Nigeria, we had warning about it from world news. We knew we were going to have it, so we started preparing. In February this year, the virus was discovered in the country.
11 Oct 2020
Hypercholesterolemia is a silent killer, but many people do not pay attention to it. It is also called high cholesterol, which is the presence of high level of cholesterol in the blood.
15 Mar 2020
Weight gain occurs, when there is an imbalance between the amount of calories ingested and expended. If an individual eats more than the body needs; the excess will be stored as fat.
27 Feb 2020
A 400-LEVEL student of Lagos State University, College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Tolani Odukoya, has been selected as one of the participants for the 2020 Harvard Crossroad Emerging Leaders Programme
28 Jul 2019
As World Hepatitis Day is observed today, Nigerians have been advised to avoid unsafe/contaminated food/water; avoid sharing sharp objects, such as needles, blades, and clippers. They should also avoid patronising quack medical personnel/facilities, as well as unprotected sexual intercourse.
8 Feb 2019
The Criterion (An association of Muslim women in business and professions) has commenced plans to hold her yearly seminar to caution the youth and couples to reduce the rate of divorce in the country.
13 Jan 2019
Recently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed seven Persons dead and 14 affected by the lassa fever virus in five states, which include Ondo, Edo, Delta, Plateau, Bauchi and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. In the face of this, health experts have advised that families, communities and individuals protect themselves by avoiding…
4 Jan 2019
An illustrious man, academic clinician, an epitome of Sartorial elegance and an Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), Prof. Ayodeji Femi-Pearse (OFR), has passed on in the evening of Friday, December 28, 2018, he was 86 years old. Prof. Femi-Pearse commenced his career at the General Hospital, Lagos, served meritoriously at the…
23 Dec 2018
The harmattan has brought in its trail dust and dry air. Curiously, in place of what was supposed to be cold weather, there is intense heat, which could lead to dehydration, if not properly handled. To avoid or minimise the harsh effects of the weather, medical experts have advised that people should avoid unnecessary exposure.…
9 Dec 2018
Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, in collaboration with Queen Mary University, London has launched an awareness...
11 Nov 2018
As the World marks Diabetes Day on Wednesday, readers have been advised to eat healthy, by consuming more fresh fruits and vegetables.