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The UN’s health agency has warned of the limitations of spraying against dengue fever. The WHO suggested the Zika virus may be similarly resistant.
A fast-track campaign to tackle the Zika virus has been drafted by the World Health Organization. The group announced a 50 million euro plan to focus on bodily fluid diagnostics and vaccine development.
Personal spending on health services reached more than 60% of total spending on health in Egypt, says Maait
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 …
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 …
People with certain medical conditions or of specific ages have higher risk, says CDC
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 …
No scientific evidence prove that certain foods trigger epilepsy, but a balanced diet can have a positive effect
Stopping antiepileptic drugs is not the best option for epileptic pregnant women
Epileptic seizures can be prevented through regular sleep patterns and avoiding exposure to electromagnetic waves
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.
Incorporating salmon and nuts into one’s daily regimen can lower the risk of heart disease
Some research points to women being at greater risk of CAD than men
The disease increasingly affects a younger demographic due to smoke inhalation and unhealthy diet
Despite a lack of concrete evidence, some experts say certain foods may trigger breathing
A recent study shows that stress negatively affects asthma symptoms
Smoking, air pollution and weather are common causes of asthma
Symptoms vary from one another, with coughing and wheezing being the most common
At early stages, many patients might not develop any obvious symptoms
AIDs is chronic but patients can live average lifespan with treatment
In general, the rates of recovery in the US, Canada and Europe are rising rapidly as death rates do not exceed 15% in those countries.
According to scientific research, a healthy diet can reduce one’s chances of developing tumours
Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer worldwide among women
Media portrays negative image illness, as always resulting in death