Latest in Tag: health Highlight
Latest in Tag: health
For the last several years, Greece has been going through a protracted and damaging economic crisis that has had profound consequences on the health of the Greek people. The economic crisis has predominantly impacted the health of vulnerable populations, with a rise in suicides and deaths due to mental and behavioural disorders. Although other European …
The German government plans a law to tackle illegal deals between doctors and pharmaceutical companies. Anti-corruption groups say the law doesn’t go far enough, but doctors’ associations hardly consider it necessary.
Hepatitis attacks the liver and in the worst case can result in cirrhosis or liver carcinoma. But not all forms of Hepatitis are alike. Hepatitis A Hepatitis A can result in an inflammation of the liver, but usually does not develop into a chronic illness. In some cases, patients will recover even without treatment. The virus is often contracted through…
China’s economic growth in the last three decades has dramatically transformed the nation’s economic landscape, removing 500 million people from poverty. This progress, however, has been accompanied by an increase in some diseases – such as diabetes – notably associated with increased urbanisation and changed lifestyles. Twenty-five years ago, the number of people with diabetes …
By Dr Cesar Chelala As computers and other electronic devices are becoming more widely used – particularly by young people – little consideration is normally given to the health risks they pose. This is a situation that has to change soon, to avoid unnecessary injuries and even serious health risks among people using them. Desktops …
No one imagined that a gathering with the family around a plate of traditional Arabic dessert Om Ali, from a trusted shop, would end up in hospital with cases of food poising and diarrhoea. But that is exactly what happened to many people who’ve had the delightful meal from The Bakery Shop (TBS).
Syndicate head says he will follow up on case of photojournalist detained almost two years without charge
The centres do not comply with regulations set by administrative bodies, according to the ministry
The moves came after a reported sudden visit by the prime minister
Prime Minister Mehleb’s visit to healthcare centre unleashes wide responses from doctors on poor conditions inside public facilities
By Ignacio Artaza I was recently in Aswan to meet with the local government, partner NGOs, and people working together to fight against female genital mutilation (FGM), a widespread practice in Egypt that predates both Christianity and Islam and was criminalised by Egyptian law in 2008. What a refreshing experience! The commitment and dedication I …
The 15th of May Prison was recently constructed to improve health conditions inside prisons
Former MP suffered from hepatic encephalopathy and did not receive appropriate medical treatment, says FJP
Leather manufacturers use materials against specifications, children most affected by diseases
These drugs are highly effective as they inhibit cholesterol in the liver.
Moreover, fats are burnt during and after exercise
Foreign bodies in the ear: they may enter the ear canal, especially children’s.
We plan to expand externally by the end of 2015, and are choosing between Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and South Africa, says Barsoum
Government targets 4.5%-5% economic growth in proposed FY 2015/2016 budget
Health Ministry and UNFPA raise awareness on family planning in Sohag
2 bird flu cases cured, says Ministry of Health
Daily News Egypt sat with Tamer Abol Ghar, CEO of Philips North East Africa, to identify the company’s plans in 2015.
Activist has been on hunger strike for 360 days to protest his detention
Fifth case of death by bird flu during 2015 alone
By Dr Cesar Chelala One of my most persistent memories of my friend Albert Sabin, who developed an oral vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio), was how, when we met after one of my health-related missions overseas, he would question me about the polio situation in the country I visited. I am sure he would be dismayed …
Indian government spends over $100m on ministry’s scientific research
The detained activist has been on hunger strike for 325 days and refused medical treatment
In celebration of Global Hand Washing Day, “Lifebuoy” soap brand launches a National Hand Washing Campaign to raise awareness on the importance of hygiene