Case 1: Fiber Adverse Effects Q: NM is a 41-year-old man who comes into the pharmacy complaining of bloating and flatulence. He says he was recently given a diagnosis of diabetes, and his doctor started him on medication. In addition, the doctor asked NM to increase his fiber, as he gets very little in his diet, and recommended an OTC» Read more
Mr B is a 57-year-old man who was admitted yesterday after starting to pass black stools.He has a two-day history of severe stomach pains and has suffered on and off with indigestion for some months.He is a life-long smoker, with mild chronic cardiac failure (CCF) for which he has been taking enalapril 5 mg twice daily for 2 years.He also» Read more
Mosquitoes cannot transmit HIV because mosquitoes unlike humans do not have T cells that the virus needs to survive.
The HIV virus is therefore digested in the gut of the mosquitoes.
Intending couples should be made aware of the importance of rhesus factors in marriage. I shall be explaining this using an incidence that took place in Amasiri,a town in South East Nigeria many years ago. Dibia Okaka,the octogenarian mediator between the culturally conscious people of Amasiri and Ali,the earth goddess was a slow talker who had a way with words.He is» Read more