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29 Apr 2019
A research has linked work stress and impaired sleep to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension. The finding was published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)...
28 Feb 2019
With the rising numbers of non-communicable diseases in the world, especially Nigeria, medical experts have stressed the need to embrace Bariatric surgery to prevent the adverse effects of these diseases on human lives, which sometime leads to preventable death. The team of medical experts from Euracare Multi-Specialist Hospital, Lagos, which comprises Bariatric surgeon and anesthesiologist,…
17 Jan 2019
In the past six months, we have treated a range of topics bordering on the relationship between healthy living and pure fruit juice. For one, we talked about the correlation...
27 Oct 2018
Getting the right screening test at the right time is one of the most important things a man can do for his health. Screenings find diseases early...
26 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, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.
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...
16 Jul 2018
When a pregnant woman develops elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, it is known as pregnancy-induced hypertension or gestational hypertension. Hypertension is a very common medical disorder seen in pregnant women. According to the World Health Organisation and the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria, gestational hypertension affects up to 10% of all pregnancies and is directly…
14 Jun 2018
As part of activities to celebrate the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) today, June 14, and ahead of World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD), June 19, scientists have identified and validated...
14 Jun 2018
Hypertension and heart disease are global health concerns. May 17th has been set aside to commemorate World Hypertension Day, an initiative of the World Hypertension League (WHL). The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Know Your Numbers” with a goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the world. The World…
17 May 2018
Ahead of World Hypertension Day 2018, distinguished Consultant Cardiologist, Professor Ayodele Omotoso, has alerted on the increasing prevalence of hypertension (high blood pressure) in the country, warning that hypertension is now the number-one risk factor for death globally. Speaking at the 4th Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit held recently in Lagos at the Lagos Continental Hotel,…
13 May 2018
This year’s World Hypertension Day will be marked on May 17. And to prevent the disease, Nigerians have been advised to engage in healthy lifestyle practices, eat less salt, exercise regularly, eat more fruits, quit smoking, have regular blood pressure checks, reduce stress and visit doctors for help when necessary. Although the World Health Organisation…
9 May 2018
It may sound like fantasy – but you could soon eat burgers, chips and pizzas every day without getting fat.


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Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
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Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 44-year-old father of three, Gabriel Anthony, for ingesting 96 pellets of cocaine, which he excreted while in the custody of the agency.