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From Walt Whitman to Modern Neuroscience: The Poetic Appeal of Neuronal Networks

March 18, 2017 – 12:55 PM |

A noiseless, patient spider,
 
I mark’d where, on a little promontory, it stood isolated;
Mark’d how, to explore the vacant, vast surrounding,
It launch’d forth filament, filament, filament out of itself;
Ever unreeling them—ever tirelessly speeding them.
 
And you, O …

Should Practice Ever be Fully Based on Evidence and Science?

February 18, 2017 – 11:36 AM |

Evidence-based practice has become a buzz word these days, particularly in the healthcare system. One of the questions I would like to draw attention to is about evidence-based practice (EBP). It often compels me to …

Autophagy: A hot topic of research in 2016

February 12, 2017 – 11:15 AM |

The year 2016 almost comes to an end as I brainstorm this piece of writing. If we look back at the major science events related to the field of physiology or medicine, autophagy leftovers are …

Offering Hope in Healthcare: An Important Nursing Reality

February 12, 2017 – 10:39 AM |

 Hope is an important nursing reality as most patients need hope to cope with their stressors and improve the quality of life (Hammer, Mogensen, & Hall, 2009; Alidina & Tettero, 2010). Hope is mainly needed …

Heart Diseases in Nigeria: The Obesity Plague

October 28, 2016 – 12:18 AM |

According to a research ‘The growing threat of Obesity in Nigeria’ by HerbalPro, a herbal solution company that focuses on providing prevention and improvements to the most prevalent illnesses and diseases through herbal products, Obesity …

Waging War Against Cancer: A Peek into Immunotherapy

September 5, 2016 – 10:39 PM |

Recent years have seen the emergence of cancer as a globally feared and somewhat mysterious leading cause of death among populations. Certainly, its insidious nature crafts an unforgiving view in the eyes of the common …

Dysbiosis: A Game Changer in the Body’s Overall Health Regulation

September 1, 2016 – 9:10 PM |

In my last blog post about the gut, I mentioned the role that our GIT bacteria play in regulating various physiological processes. Current research reveals that the influence they have on our body is unfathomable; …

BioArt – When Life Becomes Raw Material

August 10, 2016 – 10:52 PM |

Anyone who has ever peered down a microscope at a histological slide; or has felt the itch to reach out and touch that cancer cell in a 3D SEM image; or has been blown away …

Neuroregulatory Functions of The Gut – Meet the Second Brain!

August 10, 2016 – 10:31 PM |

Most of us are quite happily aware of being controlled by our cerebral cortex – that grooved and fissured grey matter that bends the body to its will, regulating all the physiological functions that sustain …

Gearing Up for the Super Bug Conquest

June 13, 2016 – 6:23 AM |

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.  Also called oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA), it is an infection caused by a strain of staph bacteria that has become resistant to the antibiotics which are commonly used to …

Aspirin for All? From Fighting Cardiovascular Disease to Cancer and Beyond

June 13, 2016 – 6:16 AM |

Aspirin is an anti-platelet, analgesic and anti inflammatory drug, most popularly used as an over-the-counter medication for fever, pain and inflammation. ‘An aspirin a day’ has long been the general wisdom of cardiologists, for its …

Gene Therapy: Can ‘Revolutionary’ and ‘Controversial’ Go Together?

April 7, 2016 – 6:09 PM |

By definition, a state of disease is objectively perceived as an abnormal condition characterized by a disorder of a certain function or structure. In the bigger picture, our understanding of disease can become a stairway …

An Experience: Presentation of Research Proposal to Scientific Committee

April 6, 2016 – 1:52 AM |

Being a postgraduate student and a seeker of knowledge has led me to the wondrous world of research. From sieving different research ideas to developing a research proposal then getting it approved by research supervisors …