12m people die of stroke annually, says Pharmacist


A Pharmacist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Lanre Alege, said that no fewer than 12 million people die of stroke and heart attack every year around the globe.
Alege made the disclosure on Sunday at a lecture after the monthly keep fit exercise by the staff of UITH at the Kwara State Stadium in Ilorin.
Quoting from the World Health Organisation (WHO) statistics, Alege said that stroke was higher among men than women.
Stroke is a medical condition that occurs suddenly when part of the brain is damaged, either as a result of lack of blood supply (caused by blockages) …Read More

Source:: New Mail