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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is linked to greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors like cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according to new research published on Monday in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Prof Ibrahim Adeola-Katibi, a Cardiologist with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has cautioned Nigerians against unhealthy lifestyles that could cause heart-attack.
Smoking harms organs throughout human body, not just lungs as such related diseases as emphysema and lung cancer are among the leading causes of death among smokers, medical expert Maria Ocampo 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.
Dr Oluwabunmi Ogungbemi, General Physician at the Department of Family Medicine, Garki Hospital, Abuja, has warned that processed foods could contain harmful cholesterol, capable of raising the risk of stroke and heart attack or other possible health problem.
People who skip breakfast or eat poorly to start the day are twice as likely to develop hardened arteries, which can lead to deadly heart disease, researchers said Monday.
While many researches have warned of its adverse health effects, a recent study says if consumed lightly or in moderation, alcohol could actually lead to a longer life.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of seeking another term through the backdoor.
After weeks of horse-trading over revenue underpayment by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, the three tiers of government have finally received the sum of N668.8bn as allocation for the month of May.
Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.
Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed.
The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of committing “mother of corruption” with repatriated Abacha Loot.
The principals have chosen to speak as there were concerns that Volpi’s press release implied that they, Whitmore Limited, had a total indebtedness of $680 million.
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says his side "played much better football" than France in their World Cup final defeat.
U.S. President Donald Trump made eight requests for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani, all of which were rejected, the Iranian leader’s chief of staff said Wednesday.
In its bid to complete all on-going and abandoned water sector projects in the country, the Federal Government said it would take over and complete Farin Ruwa Dam in Nasarawa State.