Malaria infections spreading in crisis-ridden Venezuela

Prevention of malaria Las Claritas, Bolivar state, Venezuela – The health clinic in the mining town of Las Claritas has broken windows and a sign informing patients that “malaria treatments are not available until further notice”. Jose Grifon sits on the ground a few metres from the clinic’s door, his pallid face full of desperation. His More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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1 in 10 Babies Received No Vaccinations in 2016

Nearly one in 10 infants worldwide, or 12.9 million, received no vaccinations in 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday. Those infants missed the critical first dose of the triple vaccination against More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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The real reasons why childbirth is so painful and dangerous

By Colin Barras Giving birth can be a long and painful process. It can also be deadly. The World Health Organization estimates that about 830 women die every day because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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1 in 5 ‘healthy weight’ adults at risk of type 2 because they spend all day sitting down

One in five adults who are deemed a ‘healthy weight’ are at risk of developing diabetes, a new study claims. And a third of slim people over the age of 45 also meet the criteria for prediabetes, experts say. Prediabetes More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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How negligence in Nigeria’s hospitals separate families

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam To say that negligence in Nigeria’s hospitals is making the citizens lose interests in the health system is to say the least. That it has crippled so many families is to put it mildly. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Can the study of epigenomics lead to personalized cancer treatment?

POSTED BY ADMIN Molecular insight into our own DNA is now possible, a field called personal genomics. Such approaches can let us know when we might have cancer-causing alterations in our genes. Well-known examples More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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How negligence in hospitals separate families

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam To say that negligence in Nigeria’s hospitals is making the citizens lose interests in the health system is to say the least. That it has crippled so many families is to put it mildly. More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Be money wise, spend less on hair

Women are very fond of their beauty. They spend a lot of time and money at the salons to augment their beauty. Proper make up and fabulous hair style help a great deal in augmenting the beauty of women. This helps More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Walk or swim to ease misery of menopause

By Fiona Macrae When the menopause hits, many women are left feeling tired and listless. But instead of curling up on the sofa they should make sure to keep moving. Walking, jogging and swimming can make the symptoms More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Eat nuts every day to cut heart and cancer risk: Just a handful can reduce chance of dying early by a fifth

A handful of nuts a day can slash your risk of heart disease and cancer. Eating just 20 grams of nuts every day could reduce the chances of dying early by more than a fifth, scientists found. Nuts, particularly More...