Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Muhammad Ali remains hospitalized with respiratory issues

Former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali remains hospitalized in the Phoenix area with respiratory issues. In an email to The Associated Press on Friday, family spokesman...

Health: Is the world on the brink of a post-antibiotic age?

The world may be teetering on the edge of a “post-antibiotic” era, according to scientists who have found bacteria in China that are resistant...

Sending a whole hospital to Somalia

A Minnesota nonprofit is creating "the best-equipped hospital in Somalia," thanks to donated supplies and equipment. 

Hypertension: The silent killer

The World Health Organization (WHO) 2012 report shows that one in three adults worldwide have raised blood pressure. Complications of hypertension account for 9.4...

New Study Connects Erectile Dysfunction Drugs With Higher Risk for Skin Cancer

New research says that a link between one class of erectile dysfunction drugs and a risk for skin cancer. While this is new and...

Cholera outbreak kills 17 in southern Somalia

At least 17 people including children have died following an outbreak of diarrhoea (cholera) in the last two weeks in southern Somalia, authorities said on

British citizens ‘chained and beaten’ in Somaliland mental health centres

Report by Human Rights Watch calls on Britain, the biggest donor to health services in the region, to push for more humane mental health...

Egypt: Medicine for Sale

A look at the funding crisis in Egypt's health service, from cost of medication to organ sales and "patients for hire".[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvon0RySZo0]Medical students in...

This artist illustrated mental disorders as monsters

In this series of illustrations, mental illnesses are reimagined as monsters - designed to encapsulate the nature of various conditions and render them as...

As health needs rise in Somalia, funding hits new low, cutting off 1.5 million...

Somalia – a country where every two hours a mother dies due to pregnancy complications – is facing cuts in life-saving health services because...

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The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planed to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...
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Somaliland: 4 Die, Six Injured in Appalling Car Accident

Traveling from the border custom town of Wajaale to Hargeisa, a NOAH van driving in high speed flips over and over killing four and...