Friday, December 4, 2020

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?

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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

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

Hypertension: The silent killer

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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...

Egypt: Medicine for Sale

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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...

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

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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

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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

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

An aspirin a day – for years – may keep colon cancer away

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Taking one or two baby aspirins a day for at least five years was tied to a lower risk of colorectal cancer in a...

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

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