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Sharjah Arab Children Forum to be held from March 24 to 28

The forum will bring together more than 128 children from 11 Arab countries Announcing details at a press conference held at Mughaider Child Centre, Sharjah, the organising committee said the forum being held under the patronage of Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council ... Read More »

Learning from kangaroos: How skin-to-skin contact with parents saves newborn lives

Carmela Torres was 18 when she became pregnant for the first time. It was 1987 and she and her now-husband, Pablo Hernandez, were two idealistic young Colombians born in the coastal region of Montería who moved to the capital, Bogotá, in search of freedom and a better life. When Torres told her father she was expecting, so angered was he ... Read More »

Indian Doctors Only Spend 2 Minutes With Patients, Which Is Among The Worst In The World, Reveals Study

The length of medical consultation, also called as primary care consultancy, on an average is 2 minutes in India, a study has revealed. In stark contrast, consultation time in first world countries like Sweden, Norway, USA, is more than 20 minutes on an average. The study conducted by researchers from various UK hospitals said: “It is concerning that 18 countries covering around ... Read More »

How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday. Working with mice in a laboratory, British scientists used chromosome analysis and DNA sequencing to examine the genetic damage caused by acetaldehyde, a harmful chemical produced ... Read More »

The Visitors’ Guide to Nursing Homes

If you want to brighten a loved one’s day, visit him or her in a nursing home. “It’s one of the most wonderful things you can really do, to continue to be there,” says Anne Weisbrod, a social worker and assistant director of social services at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York. “It may not be the home ... Read More »

Why spending time outdoors could help your child’s eyesight

Kids seem to spend endless hours on smartphones, games consoles, computers and tablets these days. Playing on electronic devices certainly doesn’t help their waistlines, but do you ever wonder what regular device use is doing to their eyesight? While there isn’t much research out there yet about the impact of screens on eyesight – after all the iPhone was first ... Read More »

Seasonal Influenza Outbreak Causes Unknown In Southern Punjab

The seasonal influenza (H1N1) outbreak has turned into an epidemic in Southern Punjab cities and killed 18 citizens so far since December last, while the Punjab government has declared emergency in all hospitals after the situation entered into critical dimension. Families of victims complained that no vaccination counter could be established at Nishtar Hospital for public vaccination due to lack ... Read More »

AFP January 12, 2018 Share Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death: study

Young women with the BRCA gene mutation that prompted actress Angelina Jolie´s pre-emptive and much-publicised double mastectomy are not more likely to die after a breast cancer diagnosis, scientists said Friday. In fact, they may have a “survival advantage” over non-carriers if diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, a form that is particularly hard to treat, a team wrote in the ... Read More »

Shingles vaccine ‘has cut cases by a third’ in England

Cases of shingles have reduced by 35% in England since a vaccine was offered to 70-year-olds, Public Health England says. But it is urging more people in their 70s to get their free injection against the painful condition. They are most at risk of shingles and more likely to develop complications, such as severe nerve pain. Shingles is caused by ... Read More »

Probiotic supplements cut cancer risk in babies

A new study has found that breastfeeding babies who receive pro-biotic supplements for three weeks have better gut health, which protects the baby from diabetes and some cancers. According to a Health news, the study is the first to show that a combination of breast milk and a probiotic organism can lead to lasting changes in the gut microbiome, said ... Read More »