Lagos remains jungle of heavy metal poisons (Part 1)

I AM still searching for details of the radio news that Lagos State government has detoxified 7,000 school children of lead toxicity or poisoning. I hope it was no fluke news because everywhere I...

The blood, Urinary Bladder Leakage ( Part 3)

JUNE was a month of one World Day after another. The blood, albinism, sickle cell disease had one day each. Last Monday was Mosquito Day. The urinary bladder may find a place on this...

The Blood, Albinism, Leaking Urinary Bladder (Part 2)

JUNE 2018 was a memorial month for many people. In Nigeria, June 12 was anointed the new DEMOCRACY DAY. June 13 was celebrated worldwide as BLOOD DAY (see the first part of these series)....

The Blood, Albinism, Leaking Urinary Bladder (Part 1)

HEALTH, like peace, has become the focus of international organizations. Once a year, at least a day  is set aside for mankind to think about a pressing health concern. June 13 was celebrated as...

TUBERCULOSIS AND SOME OTHER BREATHING PROBLEMS

GIRD your loins….. tuberculosis is sweeping through the land, killing as many as 400 Nigerians every day, and roaming, inactive, in the bodies of more than 300,000 people it is yet to hack down....

Codeine and Tramadol….. Alternative Medicine Options (2)

It is too early to know how much of the market share of the cough and pain pharmaceutical medicines market that Nigeria’s Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine will pick up from the ban on...
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Codeine and Tramadol…Alternative Medicine Options (1)

Nigeria’s ban on cough mixtures which contain Codeine and a similar axe which fell on Tramadol may open wide the door to a multi-billion naira business for traditional and alternative medicine recipes for cough,...

Heart Attack: Lessons of Mike Adeyemo’s Death (2)

Mr Michael Adeyemo, Oyo State, House of Assembly Speaker, 47, slumped and died of heart attack in Ibadan last month. Like this second part, the first part of this series explored some possible causes...

Heart Attack: Lessons of Mike Adeyemo’s death at 47 (1)

Oyo State House of Assembly Speaker Micheal Adeyemo, 47, slumped at home and died of a heart attack on April 27, a serious reminder to those of us he left behind to take better...

Mosquitoes Vs Mankind: an Unending Old War.

I do not mind if mosquitoes bite me at night while I sleep, because I know I can prevent their bites from giving me malaria fever. This is not just because I am AS...

In The Other Room