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Winning HIV/AIDS Battle the APIN Way

On 18/Apr/2019 / In Articles

When it started operations in Nigeria in 2001 as a project of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston Massachusetts, little did APIN Public Health Initiatives, formerly known as AIDS Prevention Initiatives in Nig[...]

Referral of the Violent Mentally ill

On 18/Apr/2019 / In Articles

This aspect of the care of the mentally ill has become very important because of the likely increase in the incidence of new cases as a consequence of economic recession.   Some of the new cases may get very v[...]

Patients Relive Ordeal as TB Spreads, Becomes Untreatable

On 18/Apr/2019 / In Articles

“I thought it was the end of the world for me when I was told I had tuberculosis (TB).”   These were the words of Rafiu Mojeed, 37, an indigene of Osun state who resides in Lagos.   Mojeed[...]

Transitioning From Bump to Baby

On 18/Apr/2019 / In Articles

It is common knowledge that the last few weeks of pregnancy are the longest of them all. The pregnancy has gone on forever and you cannot wait to have this baby. What most moms, especially first-time moms, do not recog[...]

Phytonutrients for Disease Prevention

On 18/Apr/2019 / In Articles

The heart is one organ that has benefitted tremendously from the phytochemicals. I intend to highlight those phytonutrients that have helped to prevent heart diseases. Phytochemicals are plant components that we eat as[...]

Exercising in Hot Weather

On 18/Apr/2019 / In Articles

Life in Nigeria is trying to reduce your lifespan! If you live here then you know exactly what I’m talking about, the stress alone is enough to end you. One thing does stand out right now is the heat. There&rsquo[...]

Violence Against Healthcare Providers: My Story By Nonso MD (@aproko_doctor)

On 17/Apr/2019 / In Articles

Today makes it 3 years a patient's relative slapped me because 2 people fought and were rushed to the hospital and I started treating the one who was critical and it was not the other (the relative's brother).[...]

Don’t ask for Caesarean Section if there’s no Strict Reason for it — Physician

On 17/Apr/2019 / In Articles

A gynaecologist, Dr. Adebayo Bamisebi, on Tuesday advised pregnant women to only have Cesarean Section if there’s genuine reason for it.   Bamisebi, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ibeju[...]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

On 17/Apr/2019 / In Articles

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which the sufferer stops breathing for at least 10 seconds during sleep; and this occurs at intervals for as long as they are asleep. Other times, the sufferer may experience periods[...]

Frequent Urination at Night may be a Sign of Hypertension – Study

On 17/Apr/2019 / In Articles

A team of researchers in a new study presented at the 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society has said frequent urination in the night, called nocturia, may be linked to hypertension and high[...]

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