In Your Hands, by Dr. Hector

In Your Hands

By Dr. Hector          |

One of my lovely patients, an octogenarian with a delightful sense of humour has a parting shot whenever he comes to the clinic. He says, “Doctor, whatever you do, please don’t grow old!” Another older friend who did not want to be a burden to anyone always said he’d prefer to live no longer than the biblical three score and ten years.

What's Your Number?, by Abiye Hector-Goma

What’s Your Number?

By Dr. Hector          |

When was the last time you took you car for a check? Most of us service our cars and do ‘MOT’ annually. It is surprising that with the human machine, we are less likely to make any effort. So where do you lie on the continuum, from one extreme characterised by “I can’t be bothered” or “you’ll die of something anyway” health belief,

Ten Minutes with the Doctor, by Dr Abiye Hector-Goma

Ten Minutes with the Doctor

By Dr. Hector

A little over twenty years ago, a colleague of mine wrote a moving article, ‘You lie there naked. Lessons from a lesion.’ Booster as he was fondly called, a vivacious medical student at the time was diagnosed with lung cancer and was admitted in hospital for surgery. That article was his reflection on the experience of being on the ‘business end of the stethoscope’.

Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease

By Dr. Ibi Erekosima
“What you need to know”
Our kidneys perform a number of vital tasks. The most important and obvious is the production of urine whereby the kidney excretes waste and toxins and regulates the amount of fluid within the body. This is important for maintaining a normal blood pressure. Other less obvious but important functions of the kidney;

Poor Health As An Index of Human Insecurity in Africa

By Professor Nimi Briggs

A Lead Presentation on Health By Nimi Briggs, MD. FAS. OON. At The First Biennial Conference on Human Security in Africa Held at Olusegun Obasanjo Library Abeokuta, Nigeria. March 5-6, 2009

PREAMBLE
The Continent of Africa, the world’s second largest in area and population,

The Perfect Score

The 100th number has never been more relevant to me than in the last few weeks. There is indeed something special about it. Imagine your child coming home with a 100% score in a test paper! 100% represents perfection, a zero margin of error, no impurities in a product …

Did you know that the 14 Pauline Epistles have a total of 100 chapters?

Lack of sleep linked to increased risk of high blood pressure

Lack of sleep linked to increased risk of high blood pressure

If you’re middle age and sleep five hours or less a night, you may be increasing your risk of developing high blood pressure, according to research reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.

“Sleep allows the heart to slow down and blood pressure to drop for a significant part of the day,”

Sudden Cardiac Death

Sudden Cardiac Death

Dr. Olorunda Rotimi

What is sudden cardiac death (SCD)? 
Sudden cardiac death (SCD), or cardiac arrest, is the sudden, abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease. The time and mode of death are unexpected. It occurs instantly or shortly after symptoms appear.

Training From Medicals and Health

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Medical Updates Workshops

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

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