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EXCLUSIVE: 54Gene Heritage Study, will Revolutionize medical treatments in Africa.

54Gene is one of Nigeria’s most promising Health Tech startups. Busy as the Founder and Co-founder are, I was felt honoured when I learnt that I would be sitting down with them in an Exclusive Media Chat. Since publishing the news about the humongous seed round raised by 54Gene, I needed to know what exactly […]

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Lagos-based EMR Start-Up Swift MediSpark, closer to digitizing third-world healthcare.

Swift MediSpark is an Electronic Medical Record/Software start-up with key operations in Lagos and some major cities in Nigeria. According to a study by TechCabal on the ‘State of Health Tech in Nigeria‘, there are about twelve 12 active health tech sub-sectors in Nigeria. Swift MediSpark operates in one the sub-sector -Electronic Medical Record (EMR) […]

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Meet Octavium Plus Founder – who is dedicated to bridging the Medical and Technology Divide.

Nigeria is indeed on a precipice. Many medical professionals are beginning to understand that Nigeria’s Health sector must be propelled fast by leveraging technological tools. Octavium Plus is one of such new start-up. I caught up with the Founder and brains behind the fast-rising start-up brand Octavium Plus, at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, […]

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Expert Line-Up: “I also went to tailoring school, even as a medical student” – Dr Rebecca Okolo, Administrator Health Then More

Indeed, the Nigerian Health system is beginning to witness major shift in the adoption of technology as a driving tool to improving her health indices. One of such health tech start ups gradually changing the ways things are done is Health Then More. In this broad interview with Dr Rebecca Okolo, the Administrator of Health Then […]

Start Up Clinic Meet the young Nigerian Doctor taking e-Health to a whole new level at 25Doctors

A Exclusive Interview… In the last edition of Africa’s largest Healthcare Business Event, ie Medic West Africa 2017, the main take away from the Leadership in Healthcare Conference was that the health sector would soon begin to witness ‘Disruptive Models’ that would change how healthcare services are being delivered. Models that would blend the […]

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Reasons you should mind what you eat from food/fruit/vegetable vendors

Food and fruit vendors are rampant this days, as they make it easy for one to get something to eat anytime. But then there are those of us who are probably  on the expressway, travelling and sometimes have some cravings that make us purchase these foods/fruits n the way, and we just eat them up. […]

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Women : See What Happens When You Practice Poor Menstrual Hygiene

Women would not see this as important, but i would prefer if they paid attention to these. Effective menstrual hygiene is vital to the health, well-being, dignity, empowerment, mobility and productivity of women and girls. Poor menstrual hygiene may cause stigma and ill health, and can lead to school absenteeism and increased school drop-out rates. […]

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Vaginal bacteria can trigger recurrent UTIs, study shows

About half of all women will experience urinary tract infections in their lifetimes, and despite treatment, about a quarter will develop recurrent infections within six months of initial infection. A new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has uncovered a trigger of recurrent UTI infections: a type of vaginal bacteria that […]

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Who sweats more: Men or women?

Sex differences in heat loss responses are dependent on body size and not sex, meaning that larger individuals sweat more than smaller ones during cycle exercise in warm and tolerable conditions. That’s what research published today in Experimental Physiology shows. RECOMMENDED: TIPS TO REDUCE EXCESSIVE SWEATING (MUST READ) NIGHT SWEATING – YAY OR NAY? The […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Never Skip Brushing Your Teeth… Make Sure You Check Out No 2 and 5.

It’s something that most people do at least twice a day but for anyone whose ever skipped cleaning their teeth, you may want to read on. According to dentists, skipping the twice daily cleanse can lead to all sorts of health issues such as loose teeth, bleeding gums and even coronary heart disease. Here, Dr […]

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Air pollution impairs function of blood vessels in lungs.

Air pollution impairs the function of blood vessels in the lungs, according to a study in more than 16,000 patients presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2016. “This is the first human study to report an influence of air pollution on pulmonary vascular function,” said lead author Dr Jean-Francois Argacha, a cardiologist at the University Hospital (UZ) […]