New vista on hypertension management

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Hypertension, in Medilexicon’s medical dictionary, means “High blood pressure; transitory or sustained elevation of systemic arterial blood pressure to a level likely to induce cardiovascular damage or other adverse consequences.” According to the Pan African Medical Journal (2012), in addition to the direct costs in form of treatment related More...

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By admin On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Management of asthma

Asthma is described as a respiratory condition marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It is usually connected to allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. Asthma More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Friday, April 8th, 2016

How to rid Nigeria of malaria

  Until recent times, overcoming the malaria burden had been a tall order for many countries across the world. Within the past decade however four of such countries have been certified by the WHO Director-General More...

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By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Monday, March 14th, 2016

How to effectively deal with skin infections

Skin infections constitute some of the commonplace health conditions in Nigeria. According to a recent survey published in a health journal, poor personal hygiene practices, especially among children, are believed More...

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By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2016

World Cancer Day 2016: Reducing Nigeria’s cancer burden

Poised to reduce the global burden of cancer, which kills about thrice the number of people who die of tuberculosis, HIV and malaria combined, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), established the More...

By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Effective treatment of rheumatism and arthritis

Rheumatism” is derived from the Greek word “rheuma,” which means a swelling. It refers to an acute or chronic illness, which is characterised by pain and swelling of the muscles, ligaments and tendons or More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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How to manage HIV/AIDS, STDS

The origin of the HIV/AIDS, what began as an unknown illness could be traced to Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo around 1920 when HIV crossed species from chimpanzees to humans. Since then, the world More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

How to manage diabetes mellitus

Commonly referred to as diabetes, diabetes mellitus was first identified as a disease associated with “sweet urine,” and excessive muscle loss in the ancient world. Elevated levels of blood glucose (hyperglycaemia) More...

Erectile dysfunction
By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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How to curb erectile dysfunction and infertility

Erectile dysfunction (ED) and infertility are two major issues generating concerns the world over, and particularly in the Sub-Sahara Africa, where the prevalence of risk factors, such as diabetes, dyslipidaemia, More...

By Adebayo Folorunsho-Francis On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Disease of the month

Managing gastro-intestinal ulcers Ulcer is a term used to describe a range of diseases in which painful wounds form in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine known as the duodenum. Serhat More...