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Cardiologist: Smoking hastens symptoms of stroke

A cardiologist with Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Dr Akinkumi Afolabi, said cigarette smoking hasten the symptoms of stroke in heavy smokers.

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.

Cardiologist: Unhealthy lifestyles cause heart-attack

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.

Andres Iniesta opens up on struggle with depression

Andres Iniesta has revealed he felt like he could not "take it anymore" as he suffered with depression following the death of his friend Dani Jarque.

Research: Taking vitamin, mineral supplements may not boost heath

Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital found that many popular vitamins had no advantage in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke or early death.

NHS: One-third of Nigeria’s adult population hypertensive

The Nigeria Hypertension Society (NHS) has said that one-third of Nigeria’s adult population is hypertensive.

Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino wants FA Cup semi-final win to dedicate to Ugo Ehiogu

Mauricio Pochettino hopes Tottenham will be able to dedicate an FA Cup semi-final win to Ugo Ehiogu, a year on from the death of their U23 coach.Mauricio Pochettino hopes Tottenham will be able to dedicate an FA Cup semi-final win to Ugo Ehiogu, a year on from the death of their U23 coach.

France confirms Libya’s Haftar is treated in a Paris hospital

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has confirmed that Libya’s strongman Khalifa Haftar was admitted to a hospital near Paris and that his health condition was improving.

Expert stresses need to prevent hypertension

Ogugua Osi-Ogbu, a consultant physician geriatrician at the National Hospital Abuja, has admonished Nigerians to know their blood pressure in order to manage and prevent hypertension.

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar ‘in a coma’ at Paris hospital

Khalifa Haftar, a veteran military commander in Libya, has reportedly been admitted to a hospital in France after suffering a stroke and slipping into a coma. His spokesman denied the reports, however.

Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt passes on at 91

Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt, accused of genocide, has died.

Ex-England skipper Ray Wilkins suffers heart attack

Former England, Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins is critically ill after suffering a heart attack.

MMM founder Sergei Mavrodi dies of heart attack

Sergei Mavrodi, a Russian businessman whose MMM pyramid scheme deprived millions of Russians of their savings in the 1990s, has died of a heart attack, according to Russia media.

How my five colleagues died in Boko Haram custody – Dapchi schoolgirl

One of the freed Dapchi schoolgirls, Khadija Grema, has said five of her colleagues died of heart attack caused by stress while in custody of Boko Haram.

Senator Ali Wakili laid to rest in Abuja

Senator Ali Wakili, a Nigerian senator from Bauchi State, has been buried, hours after his death was announced.

Police: Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor drowned in bathtub

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who died in Dubai at the weekend aged 54, drowned in her hotel bathtub after passing out, Dubai police said Monday.

The spirit of Lagos that Nigeria needs

You know elections are close when politicians begin to confess their love for Nigeria. Suddenly strange bedfellows are walking side-by-side, arms locked, lovey-dovey. Arch rivals and sworn enemies are dining and planning and plotting and plotting and planning.

Ex-Stoke City defender Dionatan Teixeira passes on in Brazil

Former Stoke City centre-back Dionatan Teixeira is dead.

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