Category: Healthcare

Health Roundup November 28

International Health News Many global women’s advocacy groups and health networks are banding together, ready to block decisions made by the President-elect Donald Trump and his administration, which they fear… Read more »

Health Roundup November 21

International Health News The Zika virus is no longer an international public health emergency, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The virus, which causes birth defects in newborns, still remains… Read more »

Health Roundup November 14

International Health News Experts claim that nearly half of all adults living with diabetes are unaware they have the disease. Doctors are urging their patients to go for regular screenings… Read more »

Health roundup November 7

International health news Smoking 20 cigarettes per day causes 150 cell mutations in every lung cell per year. The effects of smoking on DNA mutations has been said to continue… Read more »

Health Roundup October 31

International Health News In order to help combat the Zika virus and Dengue fever, health authorities in Brazil and Columbia are instigating mosquito-control campaigns which involves infecting mosquitoes with a… Read more »

Health Roundup October 24

International Health News The National Institute of Health (NIH) is helping to fund a $30.5 million project that will determine whether reducing the indoor air pollution caused by cook-stoves will… Read more »

Weekly health roundup 10 October

International health news Health ministers around the world need to look “upstream” to improve citizens’ health, as investing in a healthy environment may be more beneficial than in infrastructure and… Read more »

Weekly health roundup October 3

International health news Children who have received complementary or alternative medicine are less likely to receive the flu vaccine. It is thought that practitioners in these areas are less likely… Read more »