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Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has said it is worrisome that Nigerian entertainers give little or no attention to their health.
The Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) has called for collaboration among the government, optometrists, ophthalmologists and other eye care providers to address glaucoma burden in Nigeria.
Adewale Samson, a food scientist, says jute leaves popular locally known as “ewedu’’ is suitable to stabilise blood pressure, to lower cholesterol and other diseases affecting humans.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says no fewer than 610,000 people in Niger Delta have so far benefitted from its free health interventions in the past eight years.
Researchers from the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University London in the United Kingdom have made public the results of a large long-term study that looked at the efficiency of different treatments in keeping cardiovascular disease and heart attack at bay.
A Consultant Cardiologist, Prof. Janet Ajuluchukwu, has warned that High Blood Pressure, high salt diet and increase in blood sugar are major risk factors for heart damage.
Diego Maradona has offered a $10,000 reward to identify the source of reports he had died after Argentina's World Cup match against Nigeria, his lawyer said Thursday.
Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina’s roller coaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday before triggering alarm with a health scare after the final whistle.
A Consultant Physician in Nasarawa State, Dr Oluwabunmi Ogungbemi, has underscored the need for regular exercise to reduce blood pressure, emotional stress and enhance psychological well-being.
Men have more heart problems than women with death rates doubling after age 40, Janet Ajuluchukwu, a professor of cardiology at the College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba has said.
Some medical experts have identified hypertension as the most common non-communicable disease in Nigeria and called for more awareness of the need for checkups, healthy diet and lifestyle to guard against it.
The Force PRO, ACP Jimoh Moshood, who stated this in a press statement, noted that “For the first time, successful candidates, after the physical screening, will undergo a written aptitude test to be conducted by Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to ensure transparency and get the best out of the candidates.
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A bus carrying 40 people crashed into several cars killing at least 17 people in southeast Brazil Sunday night, according to firefighters and local media.
The Ministry of Health in Mongolia has declared war against syphilis, a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) which has become a growing public health concern in the East Asian country.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is now headed by Justice M. L Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
Hon. Chinedum Orji representing the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency has been elected Abia State House of Assembly Speaker
In line with the enactment into law of June 12 annually as Democracy Day in Nigeria, the Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has “no legitimacy” and that he previously mocked women’s football.
Civil Servants in Kwara State have started receiving their May salaries, following the directives of the state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Danjuma Goje over his decision to withdraw from the 9th Senate Presidency contest in support of the party’s endorsed candidate, Ahmad Lawan.
Gareth Southgate says there is “no way” he would return to club management right now – and the England boss is confident assistant Steve Holland remains similarly committed amid talk of a move to former club Chelsea.
Rafinha has returned to his native Brazil with Flamengo after eight years at Bayern Munich.