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Video on Nkosi Johnson, the South African kid HIV/AIDS hero

#WAD2012: Recalling highlights over the decades in the fight against HIV/AIDS Of course you should remember him, Nkosi Johnson, the South African kid born with HIV who was adopted by the white woman, Gail Johnson. He did not live to adulthood, yet his short-lived life was so meaningful with the great impact he had on [...]

Nagging Chronic Headache

This my nagging Headache!

Deadlines, computer screens, phone calls, boss on my neck, vendor palava, and the list can be unending sometimes. Little wonder why headaches are the commonest complains in the work environment. There are different types of headaches and are classified according to their characteristic nature which often points to its cause. The commonest by far is [...]

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LIVE CHAT on Hypertension (#HighBP) with the Consultant Cardiologist, Prof. Basden Onwubere

  Hello, I am Prof. Basden J. Onwubere and I will be available from 2.30 – 4.30pm to answer your questions regarding Hypertension (High Blood Pressure). Good day.   Monday, 26th November, 2012.   USE THE COMMENT BOX BELOW TO ASK YOUR QUESTIONS NOW (or via SMS to 08181733447)   UESTION: How does someone with [...]

Barry White- the Baritone Celeb

Celebrities with High Blood Pressure: Barry White

BARRY WHITE [September 12, 1944–July 4, 2003] Composer, Singer, Song-writer. The name Barry White (real name, Barrence Eugene Carter), is almost synonymous with a BARITONE- the unique serenading deep voice. Even with his big size, the two-time Grammy Award Winner did a good job portraying a romantic image with his well crafted love lyrics that [...]

Free live chat on #HighBP/Hypertension with Prof. Basden J. Onwubere

Upcoming Event: FREE Live Chat on #HighBP with the Consultant Cardiologist (Prof. Basden. J. Onwubere)

Event Description: According to the latest WHO world health statistics, as many as 1 in 3 adults all over the world have hypertension (high blood pressure). The situation is much worse in Africa where about 40-50% of people with hypertension are not even aware that they have it! Living with high blood pressure is a [...]

Symptoms and Complications of High blood pressure

‘Symptoms’ and Complications of high blood pressure

Uncomplicated high blood pressure is largely without symptoms.  Most symptoms of hypertension are usually those associated with its complications. This explains the name ‘Silent-Killer’ given to High Blood Pressure. “WARNING SIGNS”: Very few already hypertensive persons may be ‘lucky’ to show suggestive symptoms ranging from headache, dizziness, tinnitus, blurring of vision, palpitations, or symptoms of [...]

Pete Eneh of Nollywood dies from Diabetic Foot

Pete Eneh, veteran Nollywood actor dies from Diabetic Foot complications

Pete Eneh is undeniably a veteran Nollywood star so the sad news of his demise two days ago sent ripples across the entertainment industry. He is said to have died following his health deteriorating after his leg was amputated to save his life. As reports have it, concern about Pete Eneh’s health made news recently [...]

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)- Silent Killer

High Blood Pressure 101- Types & Causes of #HighBP

Meet the ‘Silent Killer’- Hypertension  This article was featured in the #HighBP edition of HALA Magazine. Introduction: High Blood Pressure (High B.P) is also referred to as Hypertension. Blood pressure is simply a measure of the force within the arteries necessary to take blood to all parts of the body. The recording of blood pressure [...]

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HALA’s ASKaDOCTOR.com Project

The Problem Nigeria (and Sub-Saharan Africa) has the worst health statistics Most of our diseases are Preventable Health information typically comes from Neighbours & Roadside drug sellers Leading to a prevalence of Myths/Misconceptions Culminates in Late Hospital Visits HALA’s Proposed Solution Here is a snapshot of our DEMO page This is a huge vision which [...]

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