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Ethical Considerations in Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

By Dayo Ojerinde Artificial intelligence has brought forth a number of legal and ethical challenges for society, including those involving privacy and surveillance, bias and discrimination, and the role of human judgment. The introduction of more recent digital technologies has given...

The Role of Artificial Intelligence Chatbots in Improving Patient Engagement

By Dayo Ojerinde The healthcare industry has witnessed a transformative shift with the integration of Artificial Intelligence technologies in recent years. Among these innovations, chatbots have emerged as powerful tools to improve patient engagement. The role of chatbots extends beyond...

Male infertility: often overlooked possibility

Infertility is the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. (WHO –ICMART glossary). But, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and recently at a WHO expert meeting, we revised the definition to encourage...

Why in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for treating infertility is not always successful

Prof. Oladapo Ashiru After Steptoe and Edwards first introduced human IVF in 1976, Johnston and Lopata in Australia (1980), the Joneses in the USA (1982), Ashiru, and Giwa-Osagie in Nigeria (1986) spread the procedure rapidly across the globe. At this...

Mental health challenges facing modern men

The term 'man' is usually reserved for an adult male of the human species while the term manhood is used to describe the period after he has transitioned from boyhood having attained male secondary sexual characteristics that symbolize his...

Getting pregnant can be very easy?

Dr Maclawrence Famuyiwa In many parts of the world, childlessness is regarded as a curse, since many couples want to leave behind children that would inherit their fortunes and perpetuate their family names. But many couples are increasingly having the...

Who owns the breasts: babies or daddies?

Dr Maclawrence Famuyiwa Many women believe that breastfeeding their babies can make their breasts sag. So, in order to maintain the firmness of their breasts and their physical attractions rather ignorantly, deny their babies the chance of getting all the...

How to manage Chlamydia infection

Dr Rotimi Adesanya Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria called 'Chlamydia trachomatis'. It affects both men and women, and it's spread by having unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex with a person who has the infection. It...

Management of Arthritis

By Dr Rotimi Adesanya A patient who came for consultation recently was surprised to hear from me that arthritis has no cure and that medical scientists are still researching into cure for arthritis. She told me about practitioners (orthodox, herbal...

Management of abdominal pain

By Rotimi Adesanya Children often complain of stomach ache (pain in the tummy). It can be a sign of illness, but often a child will have pain and may not be ill. Abdominal pain is not a disease but a...
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