How to use ultrasound technology (sonography) in medical diagnosis

by Patience Joseph Mamman

The discovery of ultrasound in medicine has revolutionized and simplified diagnosis of various ailments. As against popular belief, ultrasound technology goes beyond checking pregnancy status only.

How Disease-Causing Microbes Make Drug Powerless: Introduction

by Tayo Fasuan

Microorganisms cause diseases. That is perhaps the oldest news ever heard. What might perhaps be news is that most microbes are as old as man himself, and according to the theory of evolution, even older than man. The first living creature is an amoeba-like organism, and from that unicellular being, other organisms eventually evolved.

Facts about your liver

by Patience Joseph Mamman

The liver is probably one of the many amazing organs in the human body when its functions are clearly understood yet happens to be one of the most misused and abused organs largely due to ignorance. This article hopes to draw back the curtains to help us see what this wonder organ is and what it is capable of doing.

Aviation and Space Physiology (Part 1): Introduction

By Patience Joseph Mamman

The field or discipline called Physiology is a life science that deals basically with study of functions in living things, whether plants or animals. Physiology in a general sense is simply one of the branches of life science that focuses majorly on understanding how a living entity functions.

MedLines: Facts about Shock

By Patience Joseph Mamman

Shock is a life threatening condition resulting from insufficient circulation of blood round the body. Shock is classified as a medical emergency. Shock often accompanies severe injuries or illness and can lead to other conditions such as hypoxia (low oxgen supply), cardiac arrest and vital organ damage.