Category: Health & Fitness

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INSIGHT Into Acute Coronary Syndromes: Myocardial Infarction

ACUTE coronary syndrome generally refers a group of signs and symptoms caused by coronary artery disease. It can be traced to dysfunction or death of part of cardiac muscle. Clinical manifestations of acute coronary syndrome often include nausea, sweating, chest pains amongst other.   Myocardial infarction (also known as heart...

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FIVE Types Of Heart Disease, Warning Signs

By Alyssa Jung Coronary artery disease CLOGGED arteries often lead to this type of heart disease, which accounts for one in seven deaths in the U.S. each year, according to the American Heart Association. Plaque...

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HEALTH: An Insight Into Gout 

GOUT is a condition characterised by tender, inflamed joints. It typically arises in men. It is thought to be caused by defective purine metabolism which leads to surplus deposition of uric acid and it salts in the joints. Uric...

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OGUN Charges Workers On Healthy Nutrition

THE Commissioner, Ogun State Civil Service Commission, Alhaji Surajudeen Olusesi, has charged civil servants in the state to embrace healthy nutrition in order to be more productive and efficient in the discharge of their...

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SIX Side Effects Of Contraceptive Pills

ORAL contraceptives are a popular method used for preventing unwanted pregnancies. They typicallycontain a combination of the hormone progesterone and oestrogen or may be based onprogesterone alone. Their mechanism of action is characterised by the...

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10 REASONS To Stay Physically Active

NOT many people include physical activity in their lifestyle. This can be very dangerous and significantly increase one’s risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke.  Here are a few reasons to...

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FIVE Commonly Abused Drugs

DRUGS are basically any compound that alters how the body functions. They may have therapeutic effects or maybe used for leisure. They can be used to reduce pain, avoid blood diseases and treat mental illnesses....