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Proton pump inhibitors (PPI)

About the author About the author Related posts Nwasom Bianze Pharmacist at Medic Drive | info@medicdrive.org | Website Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist currently practising in the…

How to calculate BMI

How to calculate BMI About the author About the author Related posts Nwasom Bianze Pharmacist at Medic Drive | info@medicdrive.org | Website Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist…

Cholesterol

Xanthelasma About the author About the author Related posts Nwasom Bianze Pharmacist at Medic Drive | info@medicdrive.org | Website Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist currently practising in…

Generic drugs

You may be wondering why you need to know the difference between generic drugs and brand name drugs. It is important that you know the basics about the medications that…

Malaria

About the author About the author Related posts Nwasom Bianze Pharmacist at Medic Drive | info@medicdrive.org | Website Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist currently practising in the…

7 Consequences of Chronic Inflammation

About the author About the author Related posts Nwasom Bianze Pharmacist at Medic Drive | info@medicdrive.org | Website Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist currently practising in the…

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DNA testing in Nigeria

In this article, we discuss DNA testing in Nigeria including consent, the document required, sample collection, laboratories to get it done and costs. What is DNA? DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is…


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Hypertension (High blood pressure)

Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. The body needs oxygenated blood from the circulatory system to survive and function properly. When the heat beats, blood is pumped from the heart round the body through the arteries (pipeline taking blood round the body from the heart). Blood pressure is the force with which blood…

asthma symptoms

Asthma: Symptoms, risk factors and more.

Asthma is a chronic condition that affects your airways. Your airways are the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. Asthma causes breathing problems and makes it difficult to breathe. When you have asthma, you may experience periods when air passage to your lungs get narrower and makes it difficult to…

Epilepsy

Epilepsy

Epilepsy (also called seizure disorder) is one of the most common neurological diseases in the world. It is not just a single condition; it is a group of conditions with different causes and treatments. Someone with epilepsy has the tendency to have epileptic seizures. What are seizures? Seizures are sudden bursts of electrical activity in…

diabetes

Diabetes: 2 types, causes, symptoms and diagnosis

What is Diabetes Diabetes is a serious and lifelong condition that causes your blood glucose level to become very high. Millions of Nigerians live with diabetes or know someone living with diabetes. Diabetes isn’t yet curable, but it is very treatable. With the right treatment and management, people with diabetes can live long, happy and…