STOP THE SPREAD

Them talk say if breeze blow Fowl yansh go open I just want make una know wetin dey happen Una see that girl them dey call Ivey Una see as she lovely Savvy and curvy? Just look her body See as she set with assets and bobby Ivey get HIV! From Alhaji Which Alhaji? Rich…

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MUSIC, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

  MUSIC: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY. Ever wondered what listening to music does to you?  Music, they say is the food of the soul… But food could also be harmful. Let’s take a look at the good, the great and gross effects of those songs you listen to everyday.  

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THE LIVER, WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT

You’ve provably heard of the word ‘liver’ before, either from the doctor or teachers or health workers or other sources. You probably also know that’s it’s a vital organ in the body and that it’s involved in body metabolism(activities that enable your body too keep functioning).  However, many people do not know the specific operations…

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HOW SALTY IS DEATH?

How salty is death? Want a taste?  DO YOU KNOW THAT TOO MUCH SALT CAN DAMAGE YOUR KIDNEYS???  Read and know…  The kidney, that small ‘beans-thing’ in your abdomen is the major organ responsible for the maintenance of a life-supporting internal environment in your body.

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TACKLING TUBERCULOSIS

Yesterday, the 24th of March, every year is marked as World Tuberculosis day. Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially serious infectious disease that affects mainly the lungs. The bacteria that cause tuberculosis spreads from one person to another through tiny droplets released into the air via coughs and sneezes. It is an air borne disease. From…

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NIGERIAN HEALTH CARE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014 Holds Today At Eko Hotel And Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014 would be holding tonight in Lagos. The award is an initiative put together to recognize great outstanding healthcare organizations. As it reads on the front page of their website http://www.Nigeriahealthcareawards.com , “The reputation of…

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KIDNEY DISEASES : TYPES, CAUSES, AND PREVENTION by Iwu Ifeanyi Ola

A kidney is either of the pair of organs responsible for the excretion of nitrogenous wastes, principally urea,  from the blood. It is situated at the back of the abdomen below the diaphragm. It looks like a bean seed, at least that is what we are told. You can see for yourself when next you’re…

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MORINGA OLIFERA: The Super Plant

by Ugochukwu ‘Major’ Louis   The battle against cancer cannot be fought with ak 47’s and m16’s…..it must be fought with drugs that are capable of fighting cancer……wot are these so called drugs???….I will come to that later! Meanwhile modern doctors prescribe chemotherapy which cancer patients undergo and leaves them looking like plucked chickens, with…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

Yippeee!!! It’s another year. Year 2014! My  superstitious mind labels this year the year of luck and fortune. 14 is a lucky number. My religious mind is still looking for a label for this year… Okay, leave my minds. Why am I here? I’d like to, on behalf of the Medigist team, me, my co-editor…

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Chikungunya: Another Mosquito situation

Tweets from the official account of the World Health Organization (WHO) have been flooding my Twitter timeline. A particular topic caught my interest. Tweets about a disease called ‘Chikungunya’ were difficult to ignore. Maybe it’s the name, quite funny, chikungunya , couldn’t help laughing. Sounds like something from Naruto. When I saw a tweet that…

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AVOIDING BRAIN DAMAGE

Avoiding Brain Damage The brain is the center of thought, action and coordination in the human body. As a medical student or practitioner, or in any profession for that matter, you need your brain’s physiology to be at its optimal best. Some lifestyles are harmful to the brain and could hinder its ability to function….

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