Friday, February 23, 2018

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...

HIV Is Like ‘Internet Malware’ And Early Detection Is Key To Stop It From...

The HIV virus behaves like Internet malware, spreading through bodies utilizing a two-pronged approach, a new study reveals. Like its electronic equivalent, early treatment...

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...

422 million adults live with diabetes, UN health agency says

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the number of adults with diabetes has almost quadrupled worldwide since 1980 to 422 million, mainly...

After a 30-year search, effective vaccine against malaria in sight

On the afternoon of Friday, July 24, as Kenyans’ excitement about the arrival of US President Barack Obama that night reached fever pitch, miles...

Somaliland: War-ravaged state linked to Wales for 150 years

There may appear to be few similarities between Wales and a war-ravaged self-declared African republic (of Somaliland) where people suffering from mental health problems...

Just How Unsafe are Painkillers?

The FDA has added to its warning about the risks of certain painkillers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened its warning that...

Scientists find potential cause of Alzheimer’s in immune system

While there is growing evidence that the immune system is involved in Alzheimer's disease, it is not clear how. Now a new study finds...

DRUGS IN WAR: WHAT IS CAPTAGON, THE ‘JIHAD PILL’ USED BY ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS?

In the past three months investigators across Europe have intercepted thousands of pills of the Islamic State militant group’s (ISIS) favorite drug, Captagon. Nicknamed...

Somaliland: There is No Place for FGM

Friday, February 6 was International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Over 140 million women and girls alive today have undergone...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...