• MARCH 10, 2020
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    What to know about head and brain MRI scans

    What to know about head and brain MRI scans

    Doctors use MRI scans to diagnose and monitor head injuries and to check for abnormalities in the head or brain. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans provide 3-D images of specific body parts. The scan produces highly detailed images from every angle. Depending on the purpose of the scan, a doctor may recommend contrast, which is

    • FEBRUARY 28, 2020
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    Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus

    Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus

    ByAgencies -February 28, 2020 The Federal Ministry of Health and the Lagos Ministry of Health have jointly confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The confirmation was contained in two separate statements signed by Prof Ehanire Osagie, Minister of Health and in another, the commissioner for Health Lagos, Prof Akin Abayomi, signed for Governor Babajide

    • FEBRUARY 24, 2020
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    Colonoscopy

    Colonoscopy

    A colonoscopy (koe-lun-OS-kuh-pee) is an exam used to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine (colon) and rectum. During a colonoscopy, a long, flexible tube (colonoscope) is inserted into the rectum. A tiny video camera at the tip of the tube allows the doctor to view the inside of the entire colon. Why it’s

    • FEBRUARY 20, 2020
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    Antibiotics discovered that kill bacteria in a new way

    Antibiotics discovered that kill bacteria in a new way

    A new group of antibiotics with a unique approach to attacking bacteria has been discovered, making it a promising clinical candidate in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. The newly-found corbomycin and the lesser-known complestatin have a never-before-seen way to kill bacteria, which is achieved by blocking the function of the bacterial cell wall. The discovery