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Abuse:Prevention & Treatment. IntroductionAbuse is a combination of two words: “Abnormal” (Ab) and “Use” to form “Ab-use”. For a fact, abuse is rampant. Abuse takes different forms and is everywhere. Abuse occurs in private and public places. Parents abuse children. Strangers abuse others. Spouses abuse each other in the name of love. Various governments at […]

Drug and Substance Misuse: Resist the Temptation. 1What is a drug?Part IV Section 44 of Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Act 1990 described and gave definitions to what constitute drugs and substances.In this article and to make things simple for us, I will look at drugs from two other definitions. The first definition is […]

Forensic Medicine: Questionable Injuries are Not Acts of God.Africa and indeed Nigeria are blessed with abundant human and material resources: that is a fact. That we are underachieving and underdeveloped is a settled matter and I will not be discussing that point here. What is most concerning is the magnitude of abuse of humans and […]

The elderly are special group of people whose healthcare needs are unique. For our purpose, we can say an elder is anyone who is 65 years old and above. The old age group as they are sometimes called do suffer from degenerative diseases such as wear and tear of osteoarthritis, dementia (degenerative diseases of the […]

oduction: Being pregnant and the ability to bear children is a biological process which is both time dependent and requires actions on your part. There is no doubt that nature will and have indeed prepared you and got you ready half of the way but you have to complete the remaining half. Are you concerned about […]