A two-year-old girl, Esther Fiyinfoluwa Adetoro, who has congenital heart disease (tetralogy of fallot), needs N6 million to correct the defect through surgery.
Today is World Health Day (WHD). Worried that no fewer than 13 million deaths around the world each year are due to avoidable environmental causes, experts have made recommendations on how to protect human health and combat the climate crisis at a time of heightened conflict and fragility.
Heart diseases account for almost one-third of deaths globally. This condition is very often caused by several factors, which include diet. Since diet plays a vital role in the total health of the human body, it comes as no surprise that it also affects the heart and can significantly reduce/increase your risk of heart diseases.…
A new study published in the journal Nature showed even a mild case of COVID-19 can increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular problems for at least a year after diagnosis.
The implementation of a tax on these sugar sweetened beverages has emerged as a key target for policy intervention among economic and health advocates.
The recent decision of the Federal Government of Nigeria to introduce 10% taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages has generated a lot of controversies, comments and reactions from the wider population
Investing N550 per person per year could save 7 million lives, N126.5 billion in Nigeria, other poor countries by 2030
23 Dec 2021
A World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, said close to seven million deaths could be prevented and $230 million (N126.5 billion) saved by 2030 if low and lower-middle-income countries
30 Sep 2021
As part of efforts to boost cardiovascular (heart) care in emergency and disaster situation, the Nigerian Cardiac Society (NCS) has employed telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
29 Sep 2021
To mark the World Heart Day (WHD) today, medical experts have alerted to spike in heart disease cases and death in the country. They blamed the situation on rise in smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and air pollution.
17 Jun 2021
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned of soaring e-waste, which affects the health of millions of children, increasing risk of chronic ailments such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases,....
27 May 2021
Perhaps you have heart disease, perhaps you don’t, perhaps a close relative or a friend does – don’t panic. Anyone can live a healthier, longer life despite heart disease.