Tag: medicine

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Opinion: But why would a doctor commit suicide?

by Obinna Nnewuihe There was a way he looked at me that made me feel uneasy. I mean here I ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The silent battles of life

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though I had watched the two minute Youtube clip, “Silent Battles” several times on WhatsApp, what ...

ToluMarch 1, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Mavin Records welcomes three new acts, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom split | More stories

Catch up on all the entertainment stories you missed yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are ...

ToluFebruary 16, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Korede Bello’s debut album to be released in March, Fat Joe hints at Tiwa Savage collaboration with Remy Ma | More stories

Here are some of the top stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 16, 2016

Lekan Olanrewaju: Nigerian doctors are pretty awesome [NEW VOICES]

by Lanre Olanrewaju There are 9 million bicycles in Beijing. All of them are set on fire. The use of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2016

Peletiri Vivian: Narrow escape [Nigerian Voices]

It all started many years ago like 2003 if I can remember. I hardly eat after going through the heat ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

WATCH: Governor Fayose unveils 3 new sectors for the Nigerian economy

From the man who brought you ‘stomach infrastructure’ comes another germ. Attacking local politicians in his state, Governor Ayo Fayose ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 26, 2016

Studying medicine for 11 years will benefit Nigeria – Here’s why

The National Universities Commission’s decision to mandate medical students to spend 11 years getting trained, was met with some confusion ...

Janeth JMarch 14, 2016

Medical students to spend 11 years in the university

Medical students will henceforth spend a minimum of 11 years in the university, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has declared. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 24, 2016

Shi’ite leader, El-Zakzaky flown abroad for treatment of gunshot wounds

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria was reportedly taken out of the country for medical attention ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 9, 2015

‘Newly discovered sexually transmitted disease is more common in black people’

A new sexually transmitted disease called mycoplasma genitalium has been confirmed to exist by scientists in the United Kingdom. The ...

YEditorNovember 18, 2014

With this newly found technique, it looks like scientists are on the way to reversing paralysis

by Adedayo Ademuwagun When Darek Fidyka was stabbed in the back four years ago, the knife sliced his spinal cord ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Three scientists win ‘Nobel Prize for Medicine’ for discovering the brain’s internal GPS

by Kolapo Olapoju American, John O’Keefe and Norwegian couple, May-Britt and Edvard Moser, won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2014

Opinion: Why the sack of doctors is a mistake

by Maureen Okonkwo One of the demands the NMA has put forward is the increase in hazard allowance which currently ...

November 13, 2013

Chris Attoh, Majid Michael, ladies in bikinis! How Yvonne Nelson totally rocked her birthday party yesterday (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   While we shared with you earlier her 7 HOTTEST pictures, the Ghanian actress took it one ...

October 10, 2013

“We can’t trust the government,” Resident doctors say as they vow to continue strike

by ‘Jola Sotubo Resident doctors in the country have maintained their stance on the ongoing strike after they accused the ...

September 11, 2013

Uche H. Okafor: Hear all evil but say nothing (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Uche H. Okafor   “I will respect the secrets that are confided in me, even after the patient has died”. ...

September 8, 2013

Child trafficking: 2 women arrested in Cross River with 5-day-old baby

by Oge Okonkwo Two Cameroonian women, 47-year-old Ngala Nungu, and 54-year-old Mende Cecilia, suspected of child trafficking were arrested in Calabar while carrying ...

August 15, 2013

7 non-medical remedies that really do work

by Angela Freeman If you’ve suffered from pain or sickness for a long time, you’re probably ready to try just ...

July 27, 2013

She found her medicine: “I’m NOT single anymore” – Actress, Yvonne Nelson sparks relationship rumours

by Chi Ibe Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson took to her Twitter page yesterday to announce she was no longer a ...

November 16, 2012

Okechukwu Ofili: Our dangerous addiction to intelligence

“They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” “What do you want ...

November 9, 2012

Top 5 questions you should ask your doctor

by Kevin B. Jones for Inspiyr Your doctor will have to guess well.  He or she will guess better if ...

September 15, 2012

Opinion: Society and the incorruptible physician

by Basil Fadipe   A doctor is trained to save life, not take it. But somewhere along the line, segments ...

September 8, 2012

Opinion: The importance of processing pain

by Amy Chan Often, I psycho-analyze the heck out of my feelings and have a hard time deciphering if it’s the ...

June 24, 2012

10 medicinal foods to boost and restore your health

Top 10 healing foods With many of us turning to antibiotics and flu remedies at the merest hint of a ...

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