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Malnutrition brings a terrible disease to children in Niger

Posted by on 04/07/2015
Filed under Africa, Health & Science, Top Stories, World

Malnutrition brings a terrible disease to children in Niger

Malnutrition brings a terrible disease to children in Niger

Shellshocked Liberians brace for the worst; Ebola returns – ‘The Devil is back again in our land’

Posted by on 01/07/2015
Filed under Africa, Health & Science, Top Stories, World

Shellshocked Liberians brace for the worst; Ebola returns – ‘The Devil is back again in our land’

Shellshocked Liberians brace for the worst; Ebola returns – ‘The Devil is back again in our land’

Liberia announces return of Ebola – Authorities start tracing victim’s contacts

Posted by on 30/06/2015
Filed under Africa, Health & Science, Top Stories, World

Liberia announces return of Ebola – Authorities start tracing victim’s contacts

Liberia announces return of Ebola – Authorities start tracing victim’s contacts

NSH sponsors UNO’s International Day against drug abuse

Posted by on 29/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science

NSH sponsors UNO’s International Day against drug abuse

NSH sponsors UNO’s International Day against drug abuse

The multinational business conglomerate Nasser S Al Hajri Corporation (NSH) conducted an awareness program in connection with the UNO’s International Day against Drug Abuse. The Vice President of NSH Sabu gave a clarion call entitled “Chase away Alcoholism” and to increase the awareness among its employees about the risks of alcohol addiction. This program, attended […]

New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer’s – ‘It’s like the brain is a little bit diabetic’

Posted by on 28/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science

New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer’s – ‘It’s like the brain is a little bit diabetic’

New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer’s – ‘It’s like the brain is a little bit diabetic’

WASHINGTON: Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe even lifestyle factors? Finding out might […]

Drug-resistant bacteria lurk in crowded Afghan war clinic

Posted by on 25/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science, Subcontinent, World

Drug-resistant bacteria lurk in crowded Afghan war clinic

Drug-resistant bacteria lurk in crowded Afghan war clinic

KUNDUZ: A frontline hospital in Afghanistan already stretched by rising war casualties is facing another, invisible danger that is only beginning to come to light: highly contagious strains of drug-resistant bacteria which are making treatment harder. While drug resistance is a problem in hospitals the world over, early evidence from tracking by Medecins Sans Frontieres […]

Kuwait’s diabetes patients warned to observe Ramadan with caution – ‘18 percent of Kuwaitis suffer from the disease’

Posted by on 24/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science

Kuwait’s diabetes patients warned to observe Ramadan with caution – ‘18 percent of Kuwaitis suffer from the disease’

Kuwait’s diabetes patients warned to observe Ramadan with caution – ‘18 percent of Kuwaitis suffer from the disease’

KUWAIT: Global research indicates, although not obligatory, diabetes patients can choose to fast during Ramadan provided that strict precautionary measures are taken. Almost 18 percent of the population in Kuwait suffer from diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Foundation, with over 7 percent of cases undiagnosed. During the Holy month of Ramadan, millions of diabetes […]

With more MERS cases, S Korea says outbreak at crossroads

Posted by on 24/06/2015
Filed under Asia, Health & Science, Top Stories, World

With more MERS cases, S Korea says outbreak at crossroads

With more MERS cases, S Korea says outbreak at crossroads

Samsung heir apologizes over South Korea MERS outbreak – Three more new case reported in Seoul

Posted by on 23/06/2015
Filed under Asia, Health & Science, World

Samsung heir apologizes over South Korea MERS outbreak – Three more new case reported in Seoul

Samsung heir apologizes over South Korea MERS outbreak – Three more new case reported in Seoul

SEOUL: The heir to South Korean business giant Samsung yesterday publicly bowed his head in apology for one of its flagship hospitals becoming an epicentre of the MERS virus, as health officials reported three new cases. Samsung Medical Centre in Seoul has accounted for about half of all 175 confirmed cases of MERS in South […]

Climate change threatens 50 years of health gains: Experts – Global warming brings risks of disease and disability

Posted by on 23/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science, Top Stories

Climate change threatens 50 years of health gains: Experts – Global warming brings risks of disease and disability

Climate change threatens 50 years of health gains: Experts – Global warming brings risks of disease and disability

Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work – ‘Most of what your brain is doing, it’s doing it all the time’

Posted by on 22/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science, Top Stories

Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work – ‘Most of what your brain is doing, it’s doing it all the time’

Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work – ‘Most of what your brain is doing, it’s doing it all the time’

Millions of people bend and twist their bodies for Yoga Day

Posted by on 22/06/2015
Filed under Health & Science, Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

Millions of people bend and twist their bodies for Yoga Day

Millions of people bend and twist their bodies for Yoga Day