Thursday, 1st June 2023

Blood pressure

15 Sep 2021
Researchers from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan have said horse milk is beneficial in treating inflammatory diseases, tuberculosis, blood pressure, and even certain types of cancer.
17 May 2021
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Hypertension Day (WHD) today, May 17, medical experts have warned that no fewer than 76.2 million Nigerians are hypertensive.
2 Apr 2021
The lawmaker representing Mainland Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Moshood Oshun, has called on citizens of the state and especially...
21 Feb 2021
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high. The ideal blood pressure is ranked between 90/60mmHg and 120/80mmHg. Meanwhile, high blood pressure is either 140/90mmHg or higher and is considered severe if the pressure is above 180/120. Hypertension typically…
10 Dec 2020
Researchers have raised alarm over rising cases of hypertension among teenagers and adolescents especially those in secondary schools across the nation.
19 Nov 2020
Until now, several studies have shown that hypertension and diabetes mellitus are highly prevalent in Nigeria and other low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.
1 Oct 2020
Want to live a longer, healthier life? One way is to keep your blood pressure at optimal levels as you age — preferably below 120 systolic (the top number) and 80 diastolic
A nurse taking the blood pressure of a patient
4 Aug 2020
Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death.
23 May 2020
Cardiologists at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) have stressed that while Nigerians focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, they should constantly check their blood pressure to prevent hypertension...
11 Apr 2020
It is unnatural to be restricted into one space. This is why imprisonment is a traditional way of punishing offenders of societal values and rules.
29 Jan 2020
A recent review and meta-analysis have investigated whether a plant pigment called quercetin could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. In particular, the authors identified that quercetin reduced blood pressure.
19 Oct 2019
In the pursuit of daily living, many people often forget the saying that “health is wealth,”, that no matter how much money one has, without good health, the money is worthless. And like money, you do not know the value of health until you lose it.One way of staying healthy is by having regular checkups.…


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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that for 13 consecutive years, the Nigerian government failed to submit a report on the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to the Committee on CRC.
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Lagos State government has warned motorists in the habit of parking their vehicles indiscriminately on highways and inner roads in a bid to purchase fuel, to desist from hindering traffic flow within the metropolis.
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The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), yesterday, adjourned hearing to today, following request by the presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi.
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President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, said Nigeria is open for business and constructive partnerships, and will do business with any country that is ready to do business with her.