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MASCARA: The beauty and the beast…

Dry eye is a condition in which your eyes are unable to produce the proper tears to keep the eye moist. Your tears may be evaporating too fast, leaving your eyes dry and scratchy. Or your tears may not have the correct balance of oil, water, and mucus to be effective. There are many reasons why dry eyes occur. […]

The Professional

DO YOU KNOW THAT 11 BODY PARTS CAN BE GROWN IN A LABORATORY? FIND OUT MORE HERE…

Do you know that about 11 body parts can be grown in the laboratory? Scientists have made a breakthrough in genetic medicine and there is more to come in the nearest future. Fallopian tubes Using stem cells, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin grew the innermost cellular layer of human fallopian tubes, the […]

Conditions

MORE ON THE ‘KNOCK OUT ” CALLED DM: AETIOLOGY

Here are the various factors that can lead to Diabetes TYPE 1  Insulin production absent because of autoimmune pancreatic β-cell destruction In Type 1 DM (previously called juvenile-onset or insulin -dependent), insulin production is absent because of autoimmune pancreatic β-cell destruction possibly triggered by an environmental exposure in genetically susceptible people. Destruction progresses subclinically over months or years until β-cell mass decreases to […]

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THE “KNOCKOUT” CALLED DM… READ MORE HERE…

What do you know about Diabetes Mellitus? Do you know that it is a rare cause of sudden death? Today we would look at the general outlook of diabetes as an introduction to series of posts we would be having on Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is impaired insulin secretion and variable degrees of peripheral […]

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DOCTORS TALK ABOUT THE HEALTHY BENEFITS OF CATFISH COMMONLY CALLED POINT AND KILL.

Many people enjoy the flavor of catfish, but it offers a variety of health benefits as well. Including the nutritious fish in your diet helps you meet your protein needs and boosts your intake of vitamins and healthy fats and fatty acids. Consider catfish regularly in your meal planning. A 3-oz. serving of catfish introduces […]

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DID YOU KNOW THAT YOUR BRAIN LACKS LYMPHATICS?

It has been known for a long time that the central nervous system is deficient of lymphatics. Due the emerging disease conditions like Alzheimers disease, further research on the pathogenesis of the condition has looked into, here are some of the results… Fluids move throughout the body via several paths. The cardiovascular system circulates blood, […]

Conditions

CELEBRATE WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

  Today is the world hepatitis day What do you know about hepatitis? Do you know that there are 5 variants of hepatitis? Do you know that hepatitis is more deadly than HIV? Do you know that you need to be vaccinated? Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, […]

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EXPERTS LISTS CAUSES OF SUDDEN DEATH…

Researches conducted by some Nigerian teaching hospitals haveidentified stroke and heart attack as the major causes of over 93.7 percent of the sudden and unexpected deaths (SUD) in the country. The researchers also found that more males than females, at a ratio of 2:1, are affected, and the average age of the victims is “47.3 years. They blamed the […]

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WHAT DO YOU REALLY NEED IN PREGNANCY?

Most moms-to-be who take multivitamin and mineral supplements are wasting their money because they are unlikely to need them, say researchers. A review of available evidence, published in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, says pregnant women who want to help ensure their baby has the best start in life should focus on improving their overall diet instead. They should also […]

Conditions

DO YOU WATCH CARTOONS? THEN LETS DIAGNOSE SOME PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS…

In med school, we get to study psychiatry in our 5th year. The study of various personalities is a very interesting one, I stumbled on this article and I saw the need to share. It presents to us common personality disorders and brings it home by making reference to certain cartoon characters that most of […]

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NEW: DRUNKOREXIA… KNOW HOW TO MEASURE YOUR ALCOHOL INTAKE…

A new and troubling trend in which youth deliberately do not eat and then go on to drink alcohol in excess appears to be sweeping US college campuses, new research suggests. This trend is known as “drunkorexia,” the practice refers to a combination of diet-related behaviors, such as food restriction, excessive exercise, or binge eating […]

Meds Patient

What you do not know about Abortion. Read here…

What do you know about Miscarriage? Do you know it is a major complication of pregnancy? Lets learn something about it today. Miscarriage is defined as the spontaneous loss of a fetus before it is *viable, The medical term for miscarriage is “spontaneous abortion”. A fetus is “viable” when it has the potential to survive […]

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NEW: ILLNESS, DISEASES DOES NOT RESPECT AGE NOR SOCIAL STATUS.

Hello fellows, my esteemed readers, I was privileged to assist in a surgery today, a hiernotomy. It was an interesting and exciting one. As I saw the 2yrs old child on the theatre bed, I only wondered how illness and disease conditions pay no respect to age or social status. I see children born with congenital […]

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HAVE YOU HEARD OF VAGINAL SEEDING? READ HERE

There is a new practice in the neonatal scene called vaginal seeding. In case this practice hasn’t crossed your radar yet, it’s a practice involving transferring bacteria from a mother’s vagina to a newborn who was delivered by C-section. Before you stop reading because you think that sounds gross, remember that the majority of babies […]