As part of efforts to reduce rising cases and deaths due to heart diseases in the country, the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) has partnered with Nollywood stars to create more awareness on heart diseases...
13 Jul 2020
A new research published last week in the Journal of Physiology showed that 12 weeks of easy-to-administer passive stretching helps improve blood flow by making it easier for your arteries to dilate and decreasing their stiffness.
29 Sep 2019
Today is World Heart Day - a day set aside to raise awareness on heart health. According to a study, heart diseases is the leading cause of death, accounting for more than 17.6 million deaths per year in 2016, a number that is expected to grow to more than 23.6 million by 2030. The human heart…
2 Jun 2019
Recently, some parents from across the country besieged the medical examination unit of the Open-heart surgeries department of the University...
7 Feb 2019
Mrs Nwabufo Chika, (fondly nicknamed ‘Ika’) has been a breast cancer survivor for six years. Unfortunately, last year November, the cancer spread to her spine.... and affected her walking.
15 Nov 2018
Turmeric as an anti-inflammatory Turmeric is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory plants in existence and has been used extensively in both Indian Ayurvedic Medicine and Chinese Traditional Medicine. Turmeric like we already know, is loaded with nutrients such as proteins, dietary fiber, vitamins like vitamins C, E and K. Minerals in Turmeric are potassium,…
17 Oct 2018
A new Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material tool created by Michigan State University (MSU), United States (U.S.), can accurately predict people's height...
17 Sep 2018
Scientists have invented a proof-of-concept blood pressure app that can give accurate readings using an iPhone with no additional equipment.According to the researchers at the Michigan Star University, the ubiquitous blood pressure monitoring may improve hypertension awareness and control rates....
23 Apr 2018
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally and they are on the rise both in low and middle-income countries. These diseases include, heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory disease.
20 Jul 2017
While in economically stable countries, death from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases come from long and productive life, in developing countries almost half of such deaths occur among people in the prime of their age.
14 Jul 2017
It is unclear why phthalates cause disease, however, researchers believe it may be due to their effect on the body's hormones, which regulate growth, metabolism and development.
12 Jul 2017
Black men may have similar risk of coronary heart disease as white men, but their first cardiac event is twice as likely to be fatal. That means preventing a first heart attack is even more crucial for blacks, according to research findings reported in the American Heart Association....