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This undated picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 27, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaking at the 5th meeting of company leaders and political instructors of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / – South Korea OUT /

Yonhap: Kim Jong-un did not have cardio surgery

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un did not receive any cardiovascular surgery, a senior South Korean official said Sunday, trashing all past speculations.

Kim Jong Un reportedly in critical condition after heart surgery

Fears were growing for Kim Jong-un’s health today after a US official said the dictator could be in ‘grave danger’ after heart surgery – although South Korea has played down the reports.
Heart specialist surgeon, Dr Joe Nwiloh, has donated some medical equipment to the heart center named after him and has urged Nigerians to avail themselves of early detection of heart-related diseases to save lives.

Joe Nwiloh donates equipment to heart foundation

Heart specialist surgeon, Dr Joe Nwiloh, has donated some medical equipment to the heart center named after him and has urged Nigerians to avail themselves of early detection of heart-related diseases to save lives.
Dr Olumide Adegbokun, a Consultant Psychiatrist, on Tuesday caution pregnant women on dangers of consuming anticonvulsant medications to prevent defects in their babies.

Expert cautions pregnant women against consumption of anti convulsive medication

Dr Olumide Adegbokun, a Consultant Psychiatrist, on Tuesday caution pregnant women on dangers of consuming anticonvulsant medications to prevent defects in their babies.
NDDC ag-MD Gbene Dr Joi Nunieh and her team on an inspection of Kaa-Ataba Bridge

President Buhari to commission NDDC’s N10bn Kaa-Ataba bridge in Rivers

The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Gbene Dr Joi Nunieh, says that the Commission will invite President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the N10.9 billion Kaa-Ataba Road and Bridge linking Khana Local Government Area.to Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Cardiologist urges government not to approve schools without playfield

A Professor of Cardiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Michael Balogun, has called on the government not to give approval to primary and secondary schools that do not have sporting field in their premises.

Cardiologist: Why everyone should avoid low blood pressure

Dr Okechukwu Anthony, a cardiologist, has said that chronic low blood pressure was dangerous because it rarely manifest obvious symptoms.

More mothers embrace breastfeeding – survey

As the campaign for exclusive breastfeeding gains momentum in Nigeria, newsmen reports that more mothers are embracing the art for the health and economic benefits of mothers and their babies.

Police uncover Chinese toxic waste factory, arrest two in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has uncovered a factory where e-waste are assembled and exported to China and Vietnam.

Federal government, WHO partners to avert non-communicable diseases

The Federal Government says it is working in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO) to reduce the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Nigeria in the next 10 years.
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Temitope Alonge: Death from cardiovascular disease is on the rise

Temitope Alonge, the chief medical director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says the deaths recorded as a result of cardiovascular diseases is rising.
Noise Pollution

Study: Noise may increase risk of heart attack, stroke

A preliminary study showed that exposure to environmental noises might increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria advised to utilise forex reserves judiciously

As a result of interest rate normalisation in the United States and other advanced economies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure that it cautiously utilise Nigeria’s external reserves to guard against external shocks.

Federal government seeks increase of Nigeria’s AFREXIM Bank shares

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said Nigeria is discussing the possibility of increasing its shareholding with AFREXIM Bank.

Scientists edit mice gene that could prevent human congenital diseases

American Scientists have for the first time performed ‘prenatal gene editing’ to prevent a deadly metabolic disorder in lab animals, offering the potential to treat human congenital diseases before birth.

No safe level of alcohol intake – study

There are drinkers who don’t care for their health and there are those who drink and argue that moderate alcohol consumption is healthy.
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Researchers establish dangers in sleeping for long hours

A new study by a team of researchers at the Keele University, Newcastle, United Kingdom has shown that people, who sleep for more than eight hours each night are at a greater risk cardiovascular disease and mortality than people who sleep for seven hours or less.
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Study: Multivitamins, supplements do not prevent heart attacks, strokes

A study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, researchers found no association between taking multivitamin and mineral supplements and a lower risk of death from cardiovascular diseases.

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Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

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Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

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Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

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