Brexit: no drugs for UK based patients
Feb24

Brexit: no drugs for UK based patients

By Talha Soluoko Word is there might be delay in getting new important drugs, including anti-cancer drugs for patients in the United Kingdom [UK], due to the Brexit issue. Ministers have been warned that if Britain withdraws from the European medicines regulatory body-European medicines agency [EMA], patients in the UK could face delays getting new drugs. Sir Alasdair Breckenridge, a former chairman of the medicines and healthcare...

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From Imperial College London : Vegetables and fruits that definitely prolong life
Feb23

From Imperial College London : Vegetables and fruits that definitely prolong life

Research concluded at Imperial College, London, has proven that eating about ten portions of veges and fruits on a daily basis prolong life and enhance vitality. A portion of veges and fruits is calculated as 80g or 3oz which is equivalent to one pear, one small banana or a heaped full tablespoon of spinach or peas. The study concluded that such healthy eating could reduce yearly premature deaths (death before age 70) by about 7.8...

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10 reasons why you could have a Caesarean section
Feb13

10 reasons why you could have a Caesarean section

Caesarean section, also known as C-section or CS is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies. C-section is often done when vaginal delivery will put the mother or baby or both at risk. Types of Caeserean section There are different classifications of Caeserean Section. C-section could be classified based on • Timing of the Caeserean section; Emergency CS is done when inducing or continuing labour will be harmful, CS should be...

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6 simple home remedies amazing mums use to bring down fever in children
Feb08

6 simple home remedies amazing mums use to bring down fever in children

What is a fever? Fever is the body’s natural response to infection. Fever is an indication that the immune system is working to fight an infection. What are the causes of fever? There are several causes of fever. Few include; Bacterial infections e.g meningitis, Pneumonia Viral infections e.g haemophilus influenzae infection Cancers eg lymphomas, leukaemias Heat exhaustion Extreme sunburn Some vaccines, such as the diphtheria,...

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Free drinks control in Europe: French government bans unlimited refills of sugary drinks
Jan31

Free drinks control in Europe: French government bans unlimited refills of sugary drinks

In a bid to save the country from a growing incidence of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) like obesity and diabetes, the government of France has banned restaurants and other places offering services to the public from serving unlimited amount of sugary drinks. It has become a crime in France to offer unlimited amounts of sugary drinks for free or at fixed amount. To encourage cut down on sugar drinks consumption, the WHO recommends...

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Circumcision – What is it and is it really necessary?
Jan25

Circumcision – What is it and is it really necessary?

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, the tissue covering the head( glans) of the penis. It is an ancient practice that has its origin in religious rites. When is circumcision done? Circumcision is usually performed during the 1st two weeks of life, usually on the eighth day and could be earlier. How is circumcision done? During a circumcision, the foreskin is freed from the head of the penis, and the excess foreskin...

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