The White Blood Cells

By Precious Folaranmi They are referred to as leukocytes and also regarded as soldiers of the body (immune system) responsible for fighting the body against infectious diseases and strange invaders. Leukocytes are nucleated and make up about 1% of the whole blood volume. The normal leukocyte count is between 4,000 to 11,000 microliter of blood. […]

The rise of Antimicrobial Resistance

By Emmanuel Elebesunu Have you ever had an illness from an infection and you kept taking drugs for it but there was no improvement? That, my friend, might have been as a result of antimicrobial resistance. If you keep hearing of those words but the concept sounds a bit complex to you, this article is […]

Bioinformatics for Genomic Medicine

We are very happy to announce our much awaited “Genomic Medicine Program” covering important research topics on Genomics medicine & SARS-COV2 data analysis. It will be really great if you can review the content of the program and join us to learn about the application of Data science for Genomic medicine. This short program is […]

Millions are Missing!

It was a sunny afternoon in Offa town, these young medical laboratory professionals were on call that afternoon at the general hospital when one young man came in to donate blood for his little sister who was in the children’s ward in need of that blood urgently. As the safety of the patient should be […]

HEPATITIS: What You Need To Know

The term Hepatitis refers to the inflammation of the Liver. Substances like excessive alcohol, drugs and toxic chemicals can be responsible for this, but the major cause is the Hepatitis Viruses. There are five types of hepatitis viruses, which are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis D and Hepatitis E. All of them are […]