Yam-palm diet reduces risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes
Can eating a diet rich in yam and palm oil prevent and ‘cure’ heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes?
What You Need To Know About Stroke
A stroke (or a cerebrovascular event) is a disease caused by disruption of blood supply to the brain. It results either from a stoppage of blood supply to a part of the brain due to a blockage in the vessels carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain usually due to a clot (ischaemic stroke), or…
Coping with extremely hot, humid weather
“The weather is hot. I can hardly sleep at night because I sweat profusely leaving my bed and pillow so wet. I have to wake up about two times in the night to take my bath.
Tigernuts protect against diabetes, stroke, infertility in men, researchers find
Can regular intake of tigernuts protect against stroke, infertility in men and diabetes? Recent studies have demonstrated how the local delicacy enhances optimal health.
How eating chilies reduces risk of deaths from heart attack, stroke
Researchers have found another therapeutic property of chili peppers, as eating it regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke.
Diabetes patients groan as high cost of insulin raises risk of blindness, amputation, kidney failure, stroke
Seventy-year-old Obiemeka Azikiwe has type 2 diabetes. He tested positive for diabetes 24 years ago, and since then, he has been on drugs and a special diet.
‘Stroke kills 88,000 Nigerians yearly’
Stroke affects about 200,000 people in Nigeria yearly while 88,000 die in the first three months. The World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed this yesterday in commemoration of the World Stroke Day. Chief Executive Officer, Stroke Action Nigeria, Rita Melifonwu, said the day focused on stroke risks and prevention.
How to reduce premature deaths, by studies
Two decades of a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a two times risk of premature death compared to being physically active, according to results from the HUNT study presented last week...
Hope for stroke patients as pig brain cells revived four hours after death
In a breakthrough research study, scientists at Yale University, United States, have restored cellular activity in the brains of dead pigs. The results of the study titled, Restoration of brain circulation and cellular functions hours post-mortem, were published last week in the journal Nature. The scientists restored the cellular activity of many of the brain…
Mr Ibu: "My Sister Started Stroke Rumour"
Popular comic Nollywood actor, John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu, has revealed that his sister started the rumour that he was down with stroke. Mr Ibu who had to make a video recently to debunk the rumour about his health condition after it was reported that he was down with a stroke said that…