WORLDWIDE CHOLERA OUTBREAKS SURGE, FATALITIES RISE- WHO

Fri 30 September 2022: Cholera cases have surged this year, especially in places of poverty and conflict, with outbreaks reported in 26 countries and fatality rates rising sharply, a World Health Organisation official said on Friday, Reuters reports. In a typical year, fewer than 20 countries report outbreaks of the disease, which is spread by the ingestion […]

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WORLD HEART DAY 2022: IMPORTANCE, SIGNIFICANCE, AND ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Thu 29 September 2022: Every year on September 29, the world celebrates World Heart Day as an opportunity to raise awareness of growing heart health issues, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and the consequences of the vital importance of heart care. This day came into effect between the World Health Federation and the World Health Organisation. The […]

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WEIGHT LOSS IS LITTLE AFFECTED BY THE TIMING OF YOUR LARGEST MEAL: STUDY

Wed 21 September 2022: The key to maintaining physical fitness is to live a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise, a balanced diet, self-care, and good sleeping patterns too helps. However, if you are trying to achieve all of this while trying to lose weight, there are several websites with tips to help you reduce quickly. But […]

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SECONDHAND SMOKE EXPOSURE INCREASES ASTHMA RISK IN CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN

Tue 20 September 2022: Children are more likely to develop asthma if either of their parents smoked cigarettes regularly as children or inhaled secondhand smoke, according to a recent study, The international team of researchers also noted in the study, which was released in the European Respiratory Journal, that a phenomenon known as “transgenerational effect” […]

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END OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ‘IS IN SIGHT’, WHO CHIEF SAYS

Thu 15 September 2022: The number of newly reported cases of COVID-19 has dropped dramatically, according to the World Health Organization’s director-general, who urged nations to maintain their efforts against the disease, which has killed over six million people. “We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom […]

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80% PROTECTION FROM MALARIA THANKS TO ‘WORLD-CHANGING’ MALARIA VACCINE

Fri 09 September 2022: A malaria vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford has the potential to change the world. After testing demonstrated up to 80% protection against the fatal disease, the team expects it to be rolled out next year. Importantly, the researchers claim that their vaccine is economical, and they already […]

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DIET SODA TIED TO HEART ATTACK, STROKE RISKS: STUDY

Thu 08 September 2022: Artificial sweeteners raise the risk of cardiac issues, according to a study by French researchers. According to a study that followed 103,000 adults for nine years, those who regularly ingested calorie-free sweets had a 9% increased chance of developing heart disease. Aspartame, an ingredient of low-sugar fizzy drinks, increased the risk […]

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APPLE WATCH SAVED THE BRITISH MAN’S LIFE; HIS HEART STOPPED 138 TIMES IN 48 HOURS

Tue 06 September 2022: Apple Watch’s ECG heart sensor has once again saved a man’s life by sending him alerts for a low resting heart rate on almost 3,000 occasions. After his heart stopped an incredible 138 times over a 48-hour testing period at the hospital, David Last, 54, from the UK, hailed Apple Watch […]

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