End to conflict spells no relief for women and girls in the Philippines

MARAWI, Philippines –“Everything has been burned,” Aslima Tawacal, 35, told UNFPA. “My husband has been able to see our home but there is nothing left.”Fifteen months ago, an armed group inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da ’esh) seized Aslima’s town in Marawi.
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Date: Friday, 03 29, 2019; Speaker: Joseph Burns, Ph.D., Associate Director of Biology, Decibel Therapeutics; 40; 1201/1203
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[New Zimbabwe] NURSES at Zimbabwe's foremost medical institution, Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, have resorted to washing bandages to dress burns on patients as health crisis at the institution deepens, plastic surgeon Doctor Faith Muchemwa revealed last week.
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Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, silver agcoat dressing was as effective as acticoat dressing in preventing burn wound infection. PMID: 30873265 [PubMed]
Source: Iranian Journal of Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Tags: Iran J Microbiol Source Type: research
Conclusion: Concurrent consumption of G-CSF and antibiotics can control burn infection and enhance the immune system towards wound healing. PMID: 30873264 [PubMed]
Source: Iranian Journal of Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Tags: Iran J Microbiol Source Type: research
AbstractMany people have irreversible defects and to be death due to burn wounds every year. The current study was conducted to assess the effects of eucalyptus essence (EE) and its mixture with licorice in burn wound healing in rats. One hundred fifty rats were divided to five equal groups. Twenty-four hours after induction of third-degree burn wound, inoculation of 108 colony-forming units ofPseudomonas aeruginosa (PA 103) into the burnt area was performed in form of subcutaneous. Group 1 was given no treatment, and group 2 received gel base. Group 3 (positive control) was treated with silver sulfadiazine (SSD). Groups 4...
Source: Comparative Clinical Pathology - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
The evolution of VR hardware and software What’s the best VR will do VR, AR, MR or spatial computing? The potential of interactive immersive reality Challenges and obstacles in adoption How will immersive reality transform everyday life? What was the last time you met sci-fi? The dark side of technology Imagine that a doctor sits down in Starbucks, places some glasses on his head, instantly invokes five screens and starts doing his diagnostic work. Robert Scoble, virtual reality expert, and tech evangelist believes that will be possible in the coming years – sooner than we might think. He told us why his wi...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Great Thinkers AR augmented reality future HoloLens Innovation MR Oculus technology virtual virtual reality VR XR Source Type: blogs
Hello, lovers of all things psychology, psychiatry, and mental health related! Today we’re going to take a look at how vitamins and other supplements don’t ward off depression, why it’s important not to get swept up in “boutique” wellness trends (and what to do instead), the ways in which you can manipulate your brain to completely forget something (really?), and more. Enjoy! Study: Diet Supplements Don’t Ward Off Depression: New research involving more than 1,000 overweight or obese participants located in Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom who were at risk for depr...
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This study contributes to the advancement in therapy of burns and burn wound healing applications. PMID: 30868078 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Immunology Research - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: J Immunol Res Source Type: research
Determine the effects of showering on rates of driveline exit site infections (DLESI).
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: 742 Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: To investigate the demographics, acute management and compliance rates of severe chemical eye burn cases that  presented to the largest eye hospital in the United Kingdom (UK). METHODS: All patients presenting to the Moorfields Eye Ho...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
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