Tag : world health organization

Beijing Issues Red Alert On Air Pollution For The First Time

Body  6 May '16

The Benefits Of Exercise Compensate For The Dangers Of Air Pollution In Urban Areas

The benefits of regular exercise cancels out the dangers of air pollution in highly polluted areas. Simple exercises like walking and cycling helps a lot.

Federal State Of Emergency Declared In Flint, Michigan Over Contaminated Water Supply

Body  27 April '16

More US Schools Have High Levels Of Lead Or Copper In Their Water Supply

Recent testing found that more U.S. schools have high lead content in their water supply. Lead poisoning can have irreversible effects on the human body.

Greenpeace Climb Nelson's Column In Protest At London's Air Pollution

Music.Art.STEM  21 April '16

Greenpeace Puts Face Mask On Popular UK Landmarks To Protest Worsening Air Pollution

Greenpeace International has scaled famous English landmarks and put face masks on popular statues to protest the worsening air pollution in London.

Home Health Provider Aids Needy As Supreme Court Debates Healthcare Reform Law

Health/Nutrition  21 April '16

Study: Diabetes May Cut Short Your Health Years

A new study reveals that diabetes can reduce one's life span and years without disability.

Southern California Continues to Battle Air Pollution

Health/Nutrition  20 April '16

California's Air Pollution Reduction Benefits Children's Respiratory Health

Living in California is now safer. Thanks to stricter regulations, children have lower risks of developing lung disorders due to better air quality in the state.

2016 MTV Movie Awards - Red Carpet

Health/Nutrition  16 April '16

Mental Health Awareness: Cara Delevingne Reveals Breakdown, 'Suicide Squad' Star Voluntary Spokesperson For Psychological Disorder

Mental health awareness has a new champion in supermodel and "Suicide Squad" actress Cara Delevingne, who revealed her own struggles.

2016 Many Faces Of Mental Health Gala

Health/Nutrition  14 April '16

Mental Health News & Update: Better Mental Health Treatment To Help Solve Global Economic Crisis?

The World Health Organization recently revealed that nations should concentrate more on solving mental health issues to boost global economic growth and development.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

International  12 April '16

Zika Virus Update: Disease Linked To More Neurological Conditions

Experts have declared that the Zika virus is causing microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome. Now, some researchers believe that the virus, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, also causes other neurological disorders.

Liberia Races To Expand Ebola Treatment Facilities, As U.S. Troops Arrive

Health/Nutrition  4 April '16

Another Case Of Ebola Virus In A 5-Year-Old Boy Recorded In Liberia

A 5-year-old boy was confirmed to have an Ebola virus days after his 30-year-old mother died from the same disease.

World AIDS Day In Seoul

Health/Nutrition  3 April '16

HIV News Update: Cure For HIV Finally Found

Doctors confirm that the cure for HIV has been found.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health/Nutrition  17 March '16

Cuba Reported its First Domestic Zika Virus Case

Cuba’s status as one of the nations without a domestic record of Zika virus has ended. This is after Cuban officials reported on Tuesday night the first case of the virus transmission in the country.

African baby with malaria

Pregnancy  16 March '16

Study Questions Malaria Preventive for Pregnant Women, Say It Is Doing More Bad Than Good

A group of experts questions the effectivity of the malaria preventive measure used for pregnant women.

Poverty A Central Election Issue in the Philippines

Health/Nutrition  16 March '16

More Than 12 Million Die Yearly Due To Unhealthy Environment, According To WHO

Find out more about the dangers of living and working in an unhealthy environment.

Man Lies Injured 1,000 Meters Underground

Health/Nutrition  15 March '16

Five Worst Hazards When Going on a Vacation

While going on a vacation, individuals should also be aware od the health hazards they can encounter during their travel.

Carcinogenic Processed Meat

Food  4 March '16

Latinas Who Eat Processed Meat Have Higher Risk Of Breast Cancer Than White Women

A group of researchers has found that Hispanic women who consume processed meat regularly are more prone to breast cancer than white women.

breastfeding mother

Health/Nutrition  26 February '16

Breastfed Babies at Risk of Having Vitamin D Deficiency After Age 1, Study Reveals

Babies who are breastfed are at risk of being deficient of vitamin D after they turn 1 year old.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Pregnancy  26 February '16

Zika Virus In The US: CDC Reports Abortions, Miscarriages and Microcephaly Among Zika-Infected Mothers

Learn more about the latest news on Zika virus in the U.S.

Israel Pioneers Use Of Medical Marijuana

Health/Nutrition  24 February '16

FDA To Begin Food Testing For The World’s Most Used Agricultural Chemical

After experiencing some labor and cost restrictions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finally decided to conduct food tests for any glyphosate residue which allegedly can cause cancer.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health/Nutrition  15 February '16

Zika Virus Goes To Russia: First Reported Case Of The Virus In Russia

The feared virus linked to thousands of birth defects has arrived in Russia.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Parenting  13 February '16

Zika Virus' Link To Microcephaly: WHO Says It Could Be Proven Within Weeks

Zika virus' link to the birth defect might finally be confirmed in a matter of weeks.

Blood Supply Shortages Reported Throughout U.S.

Health/Nutrition  4 February '16

Zika Virus Update: 2 Cases Of Zika Infection Through Blood Transfusion In Brazil

The Zika virus is commonly spread through mosquito bites. But recent reports suggest that there is a new mode of transmission for the dangerous disease.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Pregnancy  3 February '16

The Great Zika Virus Dillema: Latin American Countries Torn Between Catholic Church And No-Pregnancy Warnings

With reports about the link between Zika virus and birth defects, Latin Americans must choose whether they should use birth control methods to prevent pregnancy or follow Catholicism's stance against birth control.

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