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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.
23 May 2020
Cardiologists at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) have stressed that while Nigerians focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, they should constantly check their blood pressure to prevent hypertension...
3 May 2020
When Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, on Saturday, April 11, 2020, took to her verified Twitter handle- @RealOmosexy to lament the death of a dear cousin
23 Mar 2020
A new research has shown that people with osteoarthritis are at an increased risk of premature death and that lack of walking is the key-contributing factor.
20 Feb 2020
As part of efforts to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in Nigeria, over 1000 residents of Lagos Island and market women were screened of hypertension and diabetes...
14 Nov 2019
According to latest figures from the 2019 World Population Review, Hong Kong women are expected to live longest at 87.658 years against 81.876 for their men but an average of 84.762 years.
8 Oct 2019
More and more evidence points to the notion that gum disease increases the risk of other health conditions, including hypertension. A new review of the literature now argues that the more severe the form of gum disease, the higher the risk of hypertension.
29 Sep 2019
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
13 Sep 2019
Applying a heating pad overnight may help people with supine hypertension, a condition that causes their blood pressure to increase when they lie down including during sleep, according to preliminary results presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions.
20 May 2019
Nuts are known to help reduce the risk of hypertension, oxidative stress, diabetes and they may exercise a protective effect against cognitive decline in older age. To this list of beneficial health effects, we can now add new evidence from a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institute supported by…
18 May 2019
The Nigerian Hypertension Society, an affiliate of the International Society of Hypertension and World Hypertension League has advised people to check their blood pressure regularly and avoid unhealthy habits that would lead to heart attack and kidney failure.   The group of experts made the call yesterday to mark the World Hypertension Day (WHD), celebrated yearly…
17 May 2019
A Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Ramon Moronkola, has advised people to avoid excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, sedentary life style and stress in order to reduce the risk of hypertension.

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