The rise of antimicrobial resistance

From the time Alexander Fleming discovered the Penicillium mould which produced penicillin to kill bacteria in 1928, many more antibiotics have been commercially produced to fight off many bacterial infections. However, many of the microorganisms are now antimicrobial resistant (AMR). WHO defined AMR as "the microorganism's resistance to an antimicrobial drug that was once able … Continue reading The rise of antimicrobial resistance

Depression and loneliness in our society

Due to the material advancement of the world, the young generation tend to be more and more independent. Not having time for family and depending on social media rather than face-to-face interactions can isolate one from developing real relationships. Depression and loneliness go hand in hand. One doesn’t need to be physically alone to feel … Continue reading Depression and loneliness in our society

Nigerian cardiologist warns politicians against health conditions

Following the presidential election in Nigeria, consultant cardiologist Dr Raheem Moronkola advised politicians to take care of their health during the election period. He explained that politicians can hardly sleep and many of them may have heart-related conditions such as hypertension and diabetes. “We should realize that it is not only those that lost the … Continue reading Nigerian cardiologist warns politicians against health conditions