Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Ibadan Poly Sudents Protest Colleague's Death

Ibadan Poly students during their protest over the death of one of the students on Tuesday, 29 Sept., 2015
Uneasy calm pervades the Polytechnic Ibadan following the death of a student on Tuesday morning due to alleged negligence by staff at the institution’s medical centre.

The deceased, Akintaro Raphael, was said to be an ND 1 part-time student of Electrical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the institution.

WHO- Treat all people with HIV irrespective of the stage

Anyone infected with HIV should begin antiretroviral treatment as soon after diagnosis as possible, WHO announced on Wednesday. With its "treat-all" recommendation, WHO removes all limitations on eligibility for antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV; all populations and age groups are now eligible for treatment.

Monday, 28 September 2015

Getting a second opinion

It goes without saying that in health care, two-heads are better than one and in order to avoid unnecessary treatments and surgical procedures, getting a second opinion from another health professional cannot be over-emphasized.

If you are interested in seeking a second opinion after receiving a diagnosis from your doctor, you should do the following:

Doctor faces sack over "privates" selfie

A female doctor in Malaysia is in big trouble after an incriminating picture of her grinning and making a 'V for victory' sign with her other hand in a female patient's genitalia surfaced on Facebook.

The picture was uploaded by a Facebook user Kak Long Di Sini who claimed to have received the picture from her friend who was enraged by the action of the irresponsible doctor that went against the profession’s etiquette, in addition to being insensitive.

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Polio eradicated from Nigeria

Nigeria has been declared free of transmission of polio, leaving just two countries in the world where the virus is still regularly spreading: Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Friday, 25 September 2015

Lol.. A Vision of White

Someone posted this on Reddit with the caption: When you are white, there is a unique pleasure in being the first white person a black child sees.

From my experience, most kids would only stare. Maybe this child saw something else lol..

Read the black response below:

Saturday, 19 September 2015

Kidney Failure: In-hospital Nocturnal Dialysis Much Better

If you have a loved one or friend struggling with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on dialysis, you may suggest they try In-hospital Nocturnal Dialysis (dialysis at night) for a better outcome.

Be Inspired!!

I was watching an episode of Dracula when I heard this line that really got to me, so I rewound and paused the video several times just to write the whole sentence and I hope it inspires you as it did me. Here goes:

Friday, 18 September 2015

Yay!! Good To Be Back

So I'm blogging again after a long break; a very important one I must say. I was planning one of the biggest days of my life ..... my wedding  (excited much πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€).
I'm grateful to God, my parents and the wonderful people who made it happen and I wish everyone reading this more joy and happiness than I felt that day.

Can you guess the diagnosis?

This is the Leser-TrΓ©lat sign.  It is defined as the sudden eruption of multiple seborrheic keratoses caused by a malignancy/cancer ...