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21 Mar
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has been notified about the recall of five brands of male sex enhancement pills sold on Amazon.
17 Mar
Scientists have demonstrated how increasing physical activity, vitamin D, olive leaf, plant protein and flour made from mealworms could be used to treat long COVID-induced diabetes, hypertension, depression and pains as well as slow down breast cancer growth.
7 Dec 2021
A study has shown that there may be an association between diet, the gut microbiome, and lethal prostate cancer.
25 Aug 2021
The number of people living with high blood pressure more than doubled since 1990, according to a major study published on Wednesday that found half of all sufferers -- about 720 million people -- went untreated in 2019.
14 Jul 2021
Nigeria’s telecoms brand, 9mobile, has said that leveraging the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) and adopting telemedicine will grant Nigerians easy access to healthcare services to manage High Blood Pressure (HBP).
23 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.
8 Mar 2021
A post on the Nigeria-based Facebook page “Solarababa herbs” claims the bark of the Parkia biglobosa tree will “suppress high blood pressure”. It describes how to prepare and take the remedy. “Boil the ingredient with water. Drink one shot (5ml) daily for two weeks.” But will this really reduce high blood pressure? We checked. Visit a doctor for treatment Parkia biglobosa,…
31 Jul 2020
People who regularly exercise tend to have a lower risk of high blood pressure, even if they live in areas where air pollution is relatively high, according to new research published...
18 Aug 2019
If a person has relatives who are mentally challenged, there is a higher chance that they themselves will have one. Much like some physical illness, such as high blood pressure or breast cancer, it is essential to be aware of a family history of mental health, as they can have a predisposition to mental illness.
11 Jul 2019
In recent months regulators across many countries have recalled dozens of medicines to treat high blood pressure because they were found...
20 May 2019
Google Doodle, on Sunday celebrated the posthumous birthday of Samuel Okwaraji. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages, intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures. “Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji was a professional footballer. He was also a qualified lawyer…
23 Oct 2018
People with high blood pressure taking medication for their condition are more likely to benefit from the therapy if they have good oral health...


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