Olufemikusa

PRISCILLA ADEBAYO, HEAT STROKE AND CHILD RIGHTS

Seven-year-old Priscilla Adebayo died at the Gbagada general hospital on 19 February 2020, which is two Wednesdays ago, of symptoms which resembled those of heat exhaustion or heat stroke, as doctors and other medical...
Olufemikusa

BEATING FRIENDLY FIRES OF TRIGGER HAPPY IMMUNE SYSTEM

I remembered a newspaper photographer killed about 20 years ago by rampaging soldiers when someone spoke with me last week about systemic lupus erythematous (SLE). We were in the newsroom when the news came...

MARYAM SANDA, A CHILD WITH A CHILD.

WHENEVER I remember MARYAN SANDA, I literally get goose pimples all over. She is the 19 year old wife and mother- of -two who was sentenced to death by hanging last month for allegedly...
olufemiksa

HEALTH GAINS IN LAGOS WITHOUT BIKES, MARUA

Everything works for good, we always say, implying that light must show up at the end of a dark tunnel or that, as daylight follows night fall, one door must open as one door...

LASSA FEVER, CORONA FEVER, THE PLAGUE

Whenever I hear the news of Lassa fever, Corona fever, Ebola fever or Dengue fever on the news these days my thoughts hurry back to the plague or bubonic plague which wiped out more...

HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS, CERVICAL CANCER, MEN’S FEARS

Kemi Asekun encouraged me last Saturday, through her good health interview on Ray power FM radio station in Lagos, to devote this column to some alternative medicine ideas on Human PAPILO VIRUS(HPV) and cervical...
olufemikusa

EXIT OF THE EXTRA ORDINARY MRS CHRISTIANAH ONI DERU.

My brother Yinka roused me from an unusual afternoon nap Midway through this column last Saturday with a phone message that Mrs Christianah Oni Deru was gone. For a moment, I was still. I checked...

WHICH IS THE BETTER, HEALTHIER STOOL… THE STOOL THAT SINKS OR THE STOOL THAT...

When I AM asked the question, I ask a counter question: What is the water closet designed for? Is it for stool to sink into the water, probably dissolve in it, and then be...

2020 GAINERS : OXYGEN MEDICINE, CBD (HEMP) OIL

In a new year, everyone expects everything about themselves to become new, even if they are not prepared to become "born again". So, they literally cursed 2019 for the " woes "on their paths...

PROTECT YOUR VISION WITH POWER (ENERGY) EYES GLASSES

We live in a predictable , gigantic world intelligently governed by unbending laws of creation, one of which is the LAW OF BALANCE. We encounter the law of balance, for example, every where we...

In The Other Room