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Beat acne, the right way

Acne usually starts at puberty and may continue into adulthood. Many acne-sufferers will find their skin calms down by age 25, but often, adult acne does not emerge until the mid-twenties, even if someone has had clear skin most of their life.

Dr. Hanan Elkahky

Your child’s first visit to the dentist

A paediatric dentist should know how to deal with the child according to his intellectual maturity level, in order to make him cooperative enough during his dental visit while simultaneously comforting the anxious parents and giving them the best available treatment options

Hend Khaled Samir

WHO confirms new Ebola case in Liberia

The deadly virus has once again emerged in Liberia, the country hardest hit by the most recent outbreak. The latest case comes amid a new flare-up in Guinea, where over a thousand contacts are being monitored.

Deutsche Welle

France confirms case of mad cow disease

France’s agriculture ministry has said a cow in the Ardennes region tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease. It’s the third confirmed case in Europe since 2015.

Deutsche Welle

Zika virus continues to spread

Five weeks after declaring a global health emergency because of the Zika virus the WHO’s first major evaluation says it is alarmed over the situation. It warns that the spread of the disease is expected to increase.

Deutsche Welle

Advice and statistics on pneumonia

Advice According to the American Lung Association, pneumonia can be prevented through following simple steps: Vaccination: A flu shot every year to prevent seasonal influenza, a common cause of pneumonia, is an effective way of prevention. Children under the age of five and adults who are 65 and older must get vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia, which …

Nourhan Elsebahy

5 Celebrities died from pneumonia

  Brittany Murphy According to British Daily Mail newspaper, a leading pathologist Richard Shepherd stated that Hollywood actress Brittany Murphy would still be alive if her mother had called for an ambulance 24 hours before she collapsed. Murphy was a US film and stage actress, singer, and voice artist. The newspaper said that Murphy was …

Nourhan Elsebahy

Vaccination protects against pneumococcal bacteria which causes pneumonia: WHO

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced the need for vaccination against pneumococcal bacteria, which causes pneumonia. Global statistics reported the occurrence of an estimated two to three million deaths each year of all ages, doctors announced during a press conference that was held in occasion of International Day of Fighting Pneumonia. Bacterial pneumonia in …

Nourhan Elsebahy

How to make the perfect Christmas roast

Preparing the big holiday meal doesn’t leave much room for mistakes. You can either rely on technology to get the perfect roast, or have somebody else do the cooking. And not cooking properly can have real consequences.

Deutsche Welle