18 Nov 2021
Nigerian scientists have developed a blend of exotic herbs and species enriched with powerful immune strengthening benefits for the management and prevention of infectious
23 Oct 2021
Hypertension is one of the problems making a covert incursion into the lives of millions of children in Nigeria and around the world, says Dr. Ayo Renner,a consultant paediatrician and fellow ...
16 Sep 2021
Musa, who is married with six children, further explained: “My doctor prescribed some medications and told me to lose weight, get more active and eat healthily
LASHMA inaugurates ‘Ilera Eko’ office in Epe to enable residents access prompt, cost effective health insurance plan
2 Sep 2021
As part of efforts to boost access to effective, prompt, affordable, and quality healthcare services, the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) has urged residents of Epe
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.
13 Aug 2021
Recently, a survey carried out by the health ministry revealed that more than 70 million Nigerians are hypertensive and from that figure, only a little above 20 million people have access to medical care.
11 Aug 2021
Nigerian researchers have found that hypertension posed an increased risk of severe morbidity (approximately four-fold) and death (approximately seven-fold) from COVID-19 in the presence of multiple comorbidities.
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…
18 Feb 2021
One of the greatest causes of ill health at the cellular level is dehydration. In a state of dehydration, circulation becomes slowed down and sluggish leading to accumulation of the wastes...
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.
10 Jul 2020
That the ravaging COVID-19 which has since the beginning of the year spread rapidly around the globe could leave a very serious public health crisis in its wake is no longer news.