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Reproductive & Family Planning

Is “male menopause” real? [READ]

The female reproductive cycle comes to an end with the menopause. But as men age, they undergo a variety of changes and symptoms that some liken to the menopause's effects. In some literatures, the condition is referred to as "andropause."...

The heart: All you need to know [READ]

The human heart is a finely-tuned instrument that serves the whole body. It is a muscular organ around the size of a closed fist, and it sits in the chest, slightly to the left of centre. The heart beats around...

How to care for children with diabetes [READ]

Master Johnson was having constant and recurring fever over a period of time while also passing large volume of urine. Worried by the development, his mother Mrs Jane took him to the hospital for examination and he was diagnosed of...

Cervical Cancer: WHO advises African countries to step up HPV vaccination

The World Health Organisation has urged all countries in the region to actively engage in awareness campaigns and promote screening as well as HPV vaccination to protect women and girls against cervical cancer. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr...

Smart Health: A Deep Dive into How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape Patient Care and Wellness in 2024

By Dayo Ojerinde In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to bring about transformative changes in patient care and wellness. As we step into 2024, the advancements in AI technologies are set to...

The Transformative Role of Chatbots in Improving Patient Experience and Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria

By Dayo Ojerinde Non-communicable diseases now make up 7 of the world’s top 10 causes of death, according to the World Health Organisation’s 2019 Global Health Estimates. This is an increase from 4 of the 10 leading causes in 2000....

Revolutionising Healthcare: The Unprecedented Integration of Artificial Intelligence in 2023

By Dayo Ojerinde As we count down to the end of 2023, I think one of the best decisions I took in the outgoing year is to join the Artificial Intelligence 'bandwagon.' Artificial Intelligence has been in existence for some time now,...

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...

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...
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Is “male menopause” real? [READ]

The female reproductive cycle comes to an end with the menopause. But as men age, they undergo a variety...
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