September 4, 2017

Not Scan: This New Camera Can See Through The Human Body

Imagine the practice of medicine some hundred years ago. Suppose you’re a physician in that era and a patient comes complaining of acute pains in their abdomen. You ask them questions and examine their body with your hands. You can prescribe them drugs and watch how they respond over days, […]
August 5, 2016

(Health Journo Interview) 12 signs of lung disease you may be ignoring – Lagos doctor

Lung cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer claiming the lives of more than a million people every year. Despite these worrying numbers, lung cancer is not necessarily a death sentence if diagnosed early enough. The problem is that most people aren’t aware of the early symptoms, which […]
May 3, 2016

Ever heard of IPF, the lung disease that could be behind the clubbing of your fingertips?

. What Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? Pulmonary fibrosis (PULL-mun-ary fi-BRO-sis) is a disease in which tissue deep in your lungs becomes thick and stiff, or scarred, over time. The formation of scar tissue is called fibrosis. As the lung tissue thickens, your lungs can’t properly move oxygen into your bloodstream. […]