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Educating of self-cleanliness in growing girls (body -odor)

Keeping up the cleanliness and personal hygiene is essential for some individual, social, mental, health as well as basic lifestyle reasons. Keeping a decent standard of cleanliness keeps away the spreading of various diseases, sicknesses as well as awful or bad smells. The vast majority is exceptionally aware of individual cleanliness because: We’re educated of Read more

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New technologies hold promise, challenges for global health

Technological innovations, such as lowering the costs of diagnostics and treatments and allowing researchers to analyze more and better data, have the potential to lead to major improvements in human health. However, challenges persist in ensuring that technologies are affordable, made widely available, and  are designed to meet the needs of populations. These were among the Read more

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Caution! Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality – Study

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death—particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer, according to a large long-term study of U.S. men and women. The risk of early death linked with drinking SSBs was more pronounced among women. The study, led by Harvard T.H. Chan School Read more

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Applying antimalarial drugs to bed nets could lead to drop in malaria transmission – Study

Mosquitoes that landed on surfaces coated with the antimalarial compound atovaquone were completely blocked from developing Plasmodium falciparum (P. falciparum), the parasite that causes malaria, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study showed that atovaquone—an active ingredient in medication that’s commonly used in humans to prevent and treat malaria—can be Read more

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Nearly half of childhood cancers worldwide undiagnosed – Study

Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study found that, in 2015, there were 397,000 cases of childhood cancer worldwide, but only 224,000 were diagnosed. And if health systems around the world don’t improve, the researchers estimate that 2.9 Read more

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Fight against cancer: GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria to advance early cancer detection

GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply the latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital for its modern NSIA- LUTH Cancer Center, commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. The partnership will ensure the provision of the latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better Read more

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For disease risk, is it genes or the environment? Probably both

It’s a question that has long intrigued epidemiologists: How much of a role do genes play in the onset of diseases and how much of a role does an individual’s environment play? “It’s really the core question we’ve been asking in epidemiology,” said David Hunter, Richard Doll Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine at the University of Read more