Tobacco Use – The Fire Within: A Silent Assault on Your Body

Tobacco use is often seen as a harmful habit impacting lungs and breathing. However, its effects run much deeper, assaulting our very cells and tissues. This ‘fire within’ wreaks havoc in ways not immediately visible, but with long-term, devastating consequences. At the cellular level, tobacco smoke introduces a barrage of toxins that can cause direct […]

Fidson Listed as one of Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies

The Financial Times, (FT) London has recognized Fidson Healthcare Plc, the leading pharmaceutical company in Nigeria as one of the fastest-growing companies in Africa. In the 2024 ranking of Africa’s fastest-growing companies carried out in conjunction with research company – Statista, Fidson emerged as the only healthcare company in Nigeria on the list. According to […]

Hypertension – Mind over Matter: The Psychological Connection

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is often linked to physical factors like diet and exercise. However, there’s a significant psychological component that’s frequently overlooked: the impact of stress, anxiety, and our mindset. Our mental state plays a crucial role in our overall health, and this is particularly true for hypertension. Chronic stress and […]

The Liver: The Unsung Hero of Our Body

The liver, our body’s second-largest organ, is a true unsung hero. Often overshadowed by the heart and brain, the liver plays a vital role in keeping us healthy, yet it’s frequently neglected. This remarkable organ has the unique ability to recover and regenerate, but despite this resilience, it often suffers due to our lifestyle choices. […]

Glaucoma: Understanding the Risks to Vision Loss

Glaucoma, known as the “silent thief of sight,” is a group of eye conditions stealthily eroding vision, often without early warning signs. This insidious disease can lead to irreversible vision loss, making early detection and treatment crucial. The primary culprit in glaucoma is usually an increase in intraocular pressure (IOP), which can damage the optic […]

Glaucoma – As You Can: The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma, known as the “silent thief of sight,” is a group of eye conditions that stealthily erode vision, often without early warning signs. This insidious disease can lead to irreversible vision loss, making early detection and treatment crucial. The primary culprit in glaucoma is usually an increase in intraocular pressure (IOP), which can damage the […]

Obesity – Larger than Life: Understanding the Science Behind It

Obesity is a complex and multifaceted health issue that goes beyond simple dietary choices. It’s a condition influenced by a myriad of factors, including genetics, lifestyle, and even socioeconomic status. In this post, we delve into the science behind obesity, exploring how it develops and its far-reaching implications on health. At its core, obesity is […]

Antibiotics are useful, Don’t make them useless!

As we step into World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, let us take a closer look at antibiotics and why using them responsibly is more crucial than ever. Imagine this, you are down with a cold, and the temptation to reach for antibiotics is strong. Here is the reality check—using antibiotics for a viral infection will not […]

STRATEGIC COOPERATION WITH A LEADING CHINESE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

FIDSON HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC COOPERATION WITH A LEADING CHINESE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY In a bid to further add value to the healthcare landscape in Nigeria and Africa, Fidson Healthcare Plc (Fidson), a foremost Nigerian pharmaceutical company and Jiangsu Aidea Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Aidea Pharma), an innovative pharmaceutical company in China on Monday, November 13, 2023, officially […]

Let’s talk about diabetes!

This is a common health issue that affects many people worldwide. Diabetes affects our blood sugar levels because our bodies either can’t produce enough insulin or can’t use it effectively. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar, allowing cells to absorb glucose for energy. Key facts: Around 422 million people worldwide have diabetes, with […]