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Diana Aketch, a Kenyan beautician in Nairobi is handing out free wigs to cancer patients who are losing their hair due to chemotherapy. Her goal is to aid survivors to recover and battle cancer related discrimination.
Autism affects roughly 1 in 68 children. While the disorder is not particularly common, catching it at an early age is fundamental to assisting children with autism. And in Egypt, unfortunately there are only a select number of centres that can assist in detecting autism
The European Inventor Awards ceremony held in Lisbon highlighted some of the most outstanding scientific discoveries in the past year. The winner of the main award is poised to revolutionize HIV detection and treatment.
The World Health Organization has rebuffed a call from health experts to postpone or move the Rio Summer Olympics over the Zika Virus. Health experts had called for the games to be postponed.
People who become severely ill in the poorer EU countries lose out twice: They have to fight not only against their illness, but also against a medical undersupply that often has rather strange causes.
In previous parts to this series, we were able to understand the types of the problems that would lead you to seek a psychiatrist, types of psychotherapists, and decisions related to ailments and treatments. Now it is time to talk about what you expect from your doctor, what are the specific rules for psychotherapy, and …
India’s top court has ruled that tobacco companies must display larger health warnings on cigarette packs, giving a boost to the government’s latest move to reduce smoking and curb tobacco-related illnesses. DW examines.
Millions struggle with tropical diseases causing blindness and other disabilities. DW talks to expert Martin Kollmann about getting vital drugs to the communities that need them the most – amid war, famine and unrest.
With the excessive amount of toxins our bodies absorb every day, cleansing your body and flushing out those toxins is essential to maintaining a healthy body. Not having the time may be a barrier to seeing this through for most of us. But by detoxing while drinking your daily intake of water, it is doable. …
In a heat wave, it is best to stay in an air-conditioned environment and only be outdoors is absolutely necessary
In today’s world, with our days going crazy as usual, not getting enough sleep is a serious problem. And it is more serious than you think. Some people think that depriving yourself of a couple of hours’ sleep for the sake of achieving more is alright. But when it comes to your chores and responsibilities, …
Tooth decay occurs when sticky carbohydrates and sugars, such as bread, cakes, candy, toffee, and so on, stick to your teeth for a long duration long of time
The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard is considered one of the first proponents of existential philosophy, at least 100 years before Sartre. It can be attributed to simple luck that existentialism was linked to Sartre’s name, forgoing other philosophers. Kierkegaard can also be credited for a quote that was later deemed to be crucial in the …
To clarify the meaning of the word “problem”, this refers to when a symptom or issue affects life in the form of continuous damage or obstruction of functional performance.
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.
Marc Vlemmix was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2010, at the age of 38. The irony of his situation was inescapable: five years earlier he had founded a dance house. Dany Mitzman has this week’s Audio Story.
Get rid of mood swings, headache, cravings, stress, and depression
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
Psychologists generally prefer to work in a team that includes a doctor, clinical psychologist, and a child specialist in cases involving children
New US guidelines recommend regular moderate exercise on most days for pregnant women. Unlike 20 years ago, experts now know that exercise benefits both mother and baby, even beyond pregnancy.
Japanese researchers have bred skin tissue out of reprogrammed stem cells. The tissue included sebaceous glands and hair follicles. Is it a first step towards the dream of “breeding” transplantable test-tube organs?
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.
Researchers have now discovered the structure of the Zika virus. This helps scientists better understand how it can damage fetuses in the womb. The discovery also raises hopes of a vaccine.
To help drug addicts and their relatives understand the circumstances surrounding drug addiction, we will give brief account summarising this dangerous problem
Although our main problem is lack of health education, our community does not actually realise that they lack adequate health education that could prevent common diseases and causes of death
Treating obesity requires working with a team of health professionals. The initial treatment goal is usually a modest weight loss—3% to 5% of your total weight
It is interesting to know that chronic pain is not just a symptom but it is a syndrome of more than one illness
The practice itself can take place anywhere: at home, in your workplace, at a doctor’s waiting room, or even in a cab on a high traffic day
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.
Bio implants will soon be able to house our keys, wallets, and our whole lives – all within our own flesh. Maya Shwayder tried one out at the Cebit fair in Hanover.