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Study: Erectile dysfunction linked to increased risk of heart disease

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.

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.

Robert Mugabe’s WHO appointment ‘unacceptable’ – Canada’s Justin Trudeau

The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization is "absolutely unacceptable" and "ridiculous", Canada's premier said Saturday.

Construction worker commits suicide due to overwork

A 23-year-old construction worker on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium killed himself due to overwork, his family’s lawyer said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of cases that have sparked alarm in the workaholic nation.

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NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains on Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms with rains over the central states such as Makurdi, Jos, Taraba, Kaduna, Adamawa, Nasarawa, Abuja, Bauchi and Gombe on Thursday morning.

Mikel Obi fires back at Jose Mourinho’s ‘bad No 10’ jibe

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has hit back at former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who described him as a “bad No 10”, by saying he has played in that position for some time and there have been no complaints.

Ex-President Jonathan: PDP is coming back in 2019

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is getting stronger and poised to take over power come 2019.

Central bank boosts forex market with $210 million

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has boosted the foreign exchange market with $210 million to meet customers’ requests in various segments, Isaac Okorafor, Acting Director, Corporate Communications, said.

We were wrongly deported from US – deportees

Nigerians who were deported from the United States of America (USA) on Wednesday have claimed that the North American government wrongly deported them.