TUBERCULOSIS

TUBERCULOSIS

HEALTH & WELLNESS Tuberculosis  Sandra Otobo, Public Health Consultant, Nigeria 12 April 2018 Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs. Compared with other diseases caused by a single infectious agent, tuberculosis is the second...
PNEUMONIA

PNEUMONIA

HEALTH & PREVENTION You can beat pneumonia Sandra Otobo, Public Health, Nigeria 09 March 2018 Pneumonia is an infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with fluid. It can be a serious and life-threatening disease. It is caused by...
The DASH Diet for a Nigerian Audience

The DASH Diet for a Nigerian Audience

The DASH diet is more than the average weight loss diet or regimen. It is a healthy lifestyle that is designed to improve your health, fight high blood pressure , lower cholesterol levels, and slow the progression of kidney disease and diabetes. What is the DASH...
High Blood Pressure Redefined for the First Time in 14 Years

High Blood Pressure Redefined for the First Time in 14 Years

The new guidelines for high blood pressure was recently published by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). According to the first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in 14 years, high blood pressure should be...