Monday, August 15, 2022

Sussex physios send crutches to Somaliland

Physiotherapists in East Sussex are collecting crutches that patients no longer need and sending them to an underequipped hospital in East Africa. taff at Montefiore...

Making Sense of Direct-to-Consumer Ad Spending: Patients vs TV Ads vs Digital

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In this 6-minute audio snippet, Pharmaguy talks about how much money the U.S. pharmaceutical industry spends on promoting drugs to consumers. The data come...

Africa East Moves Closer to Banning ‘Skin Bleaches’

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East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products. The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to...

WHO Delivers Oxygen Cylinders, Regulators

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 200 oxygen cylinders and 50 oxygen regulators to Somalia to help the Horn of Africa country face...

Somalia: Coronavirus-affected Cases Rise to 135, 2 More Die

Mogadishu (Somtribune) - The Somalia Federal Ministry of Health, Saturday, revealed that cases affected by the marauding COVID-19 have risen to 135 with 19...

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...

Somaliland: Largest Number of Prisoners Thank Coronavirus For Early Freedom

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His Excellency the president of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, ordered the early release of the largest number of convicted prisoners due...

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

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Sugar affects your brain as well as your body.. Here’s a quick question: How many spoonfuls of high-fructose corn syrup did you eat yesterday? Oh, you...

Old before your time? People age at wildly different rates, study confirms

Tests on physiological markers in nearly 1,000 38-year-olds found that some had biological ages many years older than their birthdates would suggest.If the school...

China ‘Sandstorm’ Was a Much More Serious Health Hazard – Says Geologist

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The skies in Beijing turned orange recently, thanks to what was widely-reported as a massive sandstorm. The problem, at least in terms of public health, is...