World Heart Day: Experts alert to steep rise in cases of heart attack, stroke, kidney failure in Nigeria
Today is World Heart Day (WHD) and cardiologists have alerted to a steep rise in cases of heart attack, stroke and kidney failure in the country.
A new study explores the relationship between varying levels of physical activity, being sedentary, and the risk of stroke
Scientists have advanced on how to correctly predict the risk of early death. They have in recent studies found that air pollution is highly predictive of people’s chances of dying from heart attack and stroke
28 Apr 2022
The wife of pop singer Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin Bieber, has opened up about being hospitalised after suffering a stroke. Revealing the details in a video posted to her YouTube, Hailey noted that she wanted to tell the story in "her own words." Describing feeling a "weird sensation" in her right arm while having breakfast…
17 Feb 2022
Fifty-five-year-old Michael Osakwe was diabetic and had high blood pressure. Married with three children, Osakwe, who worked as a security guard on a salary of N15,000 monthly...
9 Aug 2021
Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said there is no limit to what the nation can achieve with healthy people, stressing that unhealthy living
30 May 2021
Stroke is one of the major public health problems in the world today. It is the third leading cause of death worldwide after ischemic heart disease and cancer. Interestingly, most of these stroke deaths are found in developing countries. The current prevalence of stroke in Nigeria is 1.14 per 1000 while the 30-day case fatality…
4 Mar 2021
Until now, studies have associated refined foods with chronic and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart disease, kidney failure, and diabetes, stroke, among others.
29 Nov 2020
The Chief Medical Director, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof. Darlington Obaseki, yesterday, stressed the need for prompt medical attention for patients suffering from stroke
18 Oct 2020
Stroke is one of the many debilitating diseases in today’s society and a leading cause of death and disability worldwide with a prevalence of 1.14 per 1000. A stroke happens when a major blood vessel (artery), which supplies nourishment and oxygen to the brain ruptures or is suddenly blocked. Disrupting this vital supply line to…
15 Oct 2020
Stroke is one of the many debilitating diseases today and a leading cause of death and disability worldwide with a prevalence rate of 1.14 per 1000. A stroke happens when a major blood vessel (artery) which supplies nourishment and oxygen to the brain ruptures or is suddenly blocked. Disrupting this vital supply line to one-half…
4 Jun 2020
Can eating a diet rich in yam and palm oil prevent and ‘cure’ heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes?