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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public not to buy online skin products that have a high level of mercury, which can harm human health. Mercury-tainted skin whitening cosmetic products namely “Goree Beauty Cream with Lycopene with SPF 30 Avocado & Aloe Vera” and “Goree Day &…

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: Local health officials here assured the public, especially parents, that the vaccines they use in all immunization programs are safe. Medical doctor Dulce Amor Dagalea-Miravite, office-in-charge city health officer, made the assurance as several parents remain hesitant to allow their children to participate in any immunization program because…

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CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa: It seemed like science fiction when the first prosthetic leg was surgically implanted in a post-9/11 veteran two years ago in Utah. Now, thanks to a program led by the US Navy, scientists are on the verge of advancing those prostheses even further. In 2016, the Office…

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MANAMA, Bahrain: Hi-tech research institutes from South Korea are exploring the possibility of collaborations with entities in Bahrain for stem cell technology and genetic analysis. This came as three medical universities, two research institutions, and representatives from South Korea’s healthcare sector attended the Bahrain-Korea Health Forum 2018 held late last…

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With the maternal mortality ratio declining by only 45 percent since 1990 according to World Health Organization’s current health index, expanded newborn screening (ENBS) is being campaigned by different groups in celebration of National Rare Disease Month this February. Information and education campaigns about rare disease awareness are used by…

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed alarm over the high levels of antibiotic resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections found in high- and low-income countries. In a statement, director of WHO’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Secretariat, medical doctor Marc Sprenger, disclosed their new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS)…

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A group of Dubai students has invented a fashion line that helps protect humans from the “harmful radiation” caused by wifi (wireless fidelity). Students from the Gems Our Own English High School Dubai were displaying their project at this year’s Global Innovation Challenge. Grade 9 students Abigale Kyra, Teresa Susan,…

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HIGH POINT, North Carolina: Say what you want about the severity of this year’s flu epidemic, but you’ll have to forgive medical doctor Chris Ohl if he doesn’t find your sense of alarm contagious. To see what a real flu scare looks like, he says, you have to go back…

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Chiropractors can help address different medical conditions that could have originated from spinal care problems that are not detected by other medical means, according to the Spinal Care Chiropractic Inc. Spinal Care is led by Gonstead chiropractic practitioner Daniel Su who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chiropractic from the…

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A shocking revelation of a large-scale epidemiological food intake study of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, suggested that fat doesn’t harm human health, but sugar does, and that saturated fats don’t increase mortality risk, but high carbohydrate diet does. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) diet broke the norm…

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