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Study: Mothers with more children face higher heart attack risk

A woman with more children has a greater risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, a newly presented study showed on Monday.

Royal wedding: Meghan Markle’s father rejects surgery in Mexican hospital

Meghan Markle’s father was diagnosed with heart problems in Mexico but refused to undergo surgery, the health ministry in Baja California state, where he lives, said Thursday.

World Hypertension Day: Doctors advise Nigerians on disease, prevention, treatment

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.

Wide waist with ‘normal weight’ bigger risk than obesity – study

People of "normal" weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, said researchers Friday, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines.

CHOGM: Another opportunity to commit to healthcare – Toyin Saraki

As the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) convenes to address shared global challenges, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has called on Commonwealth leaders to commit to Universal Health Coverage and to place midwives at the heart of their health systems.

America’s ex-first lady rejects further medical help as her health fails

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who has been battling congestive heart failure, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and go home from a hospital to be “surrounded by a family she adores,” according to a statement released Sunday by the office of former President George H.W. Bush.

Okada man beheaded by suspected ritualists in Ogun

The police command in Ogun State is now trying to unmask the assailants of a commercial motorcyclist, Sunday Ibo, who was allegedly beheaded on Wednesday 14th February 2018 in Odogbolu and his corpse dumped in the bush.

Polytechnic student found dead with some body parts missing

Two weeks after she was declared missing, a female student of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, has been found dead with her private part, breast and other vital parts of her body removed by suspected ritualists.

Heart disease most prominent cause of death in Australia

Heart disease was the leading cause of death among Australians in 2016, data released on Wednesday revealed.

Divorcees less likely to survive heart attack: study

A study has found that divorced people with heart risk factors have the highest death rates.

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