How eating chilies reduces risk of deaths from heart attack, stroke
Researchers have found another therapeutic property of chili peppers, as eating it regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke.
Take your heart in your hands, keep it safe - Joseph
Today is World Heart Day. Consultant Cardiologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Dr. Akinsanya Olusegun Joseph explained to PAUL ADUNWOKE how to keep a safe heart
Heart attack risk higher in those who sleep too little, too much
The right amount of sleep is protective of heart health. This was the conclusion of new research that found sleep duration could influence a person’s risk of heart attack, regardless of other heart risk factors, including genetic ones.
Heart attacks halved by daily 'polypill', strokes reduced too: study
A cheap, once-a-day pill combining aspirin with drugs that lower blood pressure and cholesterol cuts cardiovascular disease as a whole by a third, and heart attacks by more than half, researchers said Friday.
4 Reasons To Stop Drinking Coffee
Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans. The darkly coloured and bitter beverage is one of the most popular drink in the world. It is estimated that 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed per day. Coffee contains several useful nutrients, including riboflavin (vitamin B-2), niacin (vitamin B-3), magnesium, potassium, and various…
Iker Casillas in stable condition after heart attack
Spain 2010 World Cup winning captain, Iker Casillas is reportedly in stable condition after after suffering a heart attack during training with his club, Porto yesterday. The club said Casillas was taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack at their training ground, adding that the 37-year-old is “stable” and remains under observation. Casillas won…
Lifestyle modification essential to managing cholesterol
Cholesterol is an essential substance in the human system. Of two types, it is important to have the knowledge to balance both. In this interview with GERALDINE AKUTU, Dr. Akinsanya Olusegun-Joseph, a Consultant Cardiologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) enlightens on cholesterol, how to balance and manage it. What is Cholesterol? Cholestrol is a…
Seven Silent Signs Of A Heart Attack You Shouldn't Ignore
Heart attack remains Nigeria's number one killer disease, with three out of 10 Nigerians having a cardiovascular disease, according to Health Facts. While chest pain or pressure, cold sweat or extreme weakness are some of the most common signs of a heart attack, there are other more subtle signs people who are about to have…
Reasons You Should Avoid A Late Dinner
Fitness experts have advised that late dinner increases the risk of gaining weight. Apart from this, there are other risks inherent in this habit. With a busy schedule, it is unarguably inevitable to have a late meal but there are reasons to adjust the schedule and grab an early dinner Late dinner increases the risk…
Regular smoking increases heart attack risk by 50% for men, doubles chance for women
Just one cigarette a day is enough to raise the risk of heart disease and stroke by around 50 per cent.