Category: Health And Lifestyle

American Heart association president suffers heart attack at age 52

John Warner, cardiologist and president of the American Heart Association (AHA), recently suffered a heart attack in the middle of a health conference at the age of 52 In all likelihood, Warner followed AHA recommendations, many of which can actually worsen or cause heart disease AHA supports ample grain consumption and recommends eating harmful fats […]

Reducing Health service inequality in Nigeria through free rural based medical health intervention programmes

Lack of social and financial risk protection against ill health and chronic diseases leads to high levels of poverty, vulnerability and inequality in health care distribution resulting to predisposition to more health risks. Health risk protection for vulnerable populations is a major development and policy issue across the globe. Nigeria is yet to adopt innovative […]

Acupuncture safest treatment for diabetes, says Fasehun

A Chinese-trained Acupuncturist, Dr Frederick Fasehun, has called on the managements of University Teaching Hospitals across the country to invite experts to train some of their doctors on Acupuncture. Fasehun made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. According to him, Acupuncture is a new and […]

Type 2 Diabetes: 8 Steps to Weight-Loss Success Losing weight has many benefits for people with type 2 diabetes, including better control over blood sugar levels.

Losing weight is at the top of many people’s to-do lists. But for those with type 2 diabetes, weight control is especially important. “Carrying excess body fat increases the body’s resistence to insulin, making blood glucose management more challenging,” says Sue McLaughlin, RD, CDE, past 2009 national president of health care and education for the […]