Egypt:Minister Checks On Health Ministry's Plan During Eidul Fitr
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed inspected a number of hospitals Friday to review the progress in the ministry's plan during the Eidul Fitr holiday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Towards mental health with child social competence and parental disciplinary approaches in Egypt - Khalifa HAM.
The purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of socio-demographic predictors (age, gender, family monthly income, number of dependents under 18 years, parental marital status, and parental education level) on children's social competence throu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mycology Day: Egypt
A " Mycology Day " was held at the Armed Forces College of Medicine in Egypt to celebrate " Fungal Disease Awareness " week held by CDC in August 2017.   This was the first day of its kind in Egypt and photos and information about the event can be foundTuesday, June 12, 2018 - 13:31Updates (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - June 12, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

World Blood Donor Day: Be there for someone else. Give blood. Share life.
12 June 2018, Cairo, Egypt – On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day 2018, the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean reiterates that the number of regular, voluntary, non-remunerated blood donations must be greatly increased in countries of the Region in order to ensure a reliable supply of safe blood for patients whose lives depend on it.  Blood transfusion saves millions of lives every year. It has an essential, life-saving role in maternal and child care and during the emergency response to man-made and natural disasters. Transfusion of blood and blood products also help patients suffering ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 12, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Toward identifying the etiologies of gender differences in authoritarianism and mental health: an Egyptian study - Kira IA, Shuwiekh H, Bujold-Bugeaud M.
Compelling evidence of gender differences in authoritarianism, self-esteem, and mental disorders can be found in the psychology literature. However, researchers have not yet identified their etiologies. The traumatology perspective proposes that gender dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Curcumin enhances disease resistance in aquaculture
(Natural News) Curcumin, when supplemented in fish diets, has the potential to improve disease resistance in commercially farmed fish, according to an article published in the American Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. The study, led by researchers from Egypt and the U.S., looked at the effects of curcumin and other natural agents and its ability to increase... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt:French Amb. - 'Egypt-France Cancer Network' to Be Established
[Egypt Online] French Ambassador in Cairo Stephane Roumtier announced, on Wednesday, the establishment of "Egypt-France Cancer Network" to provide support in cancer therapy fields in Egypt and raise donations for 57357 Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Micro-CT reveals hawk mummy is actually a human fetus
When an international team of researchers acquired micro-CT scans of what they...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RT educator unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut CT provides fresh revelations about ancient Egypt (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Micro-CT scans show 2,100-year-old 'hawk' mummy a stillborn baby
(University of Western Ontario) A tiny Egyptian mummy long believed to be that of a hawk is actually a rare example of a near-to-term, severely malformed fetus, says an examination led by mummy expert Andrew Nelson of Western University in London, Canada. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco breaks hearts
Cairo, Egypt, 31 May – Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. This year, World No Tobacco Day focuses on tobacco and heart disease. The campaign’s slogan is “Tobacco breaks hearts. Choose health, not tobacco”. Tobacco use is one of the leading causes of premature death and disability worldwide. It is also a key risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular dise...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 26, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

'I took 57 painkillers a day to get high'
Cheap and easy to obtain, the painkiller Tramadol has millions of Egyptians hooked on getting high. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari nominated as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean
Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari Geneva, 19 May 2018 – WHO's Special Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, held today in Geneva, has nominated Dr Ahmed Salim Saif Al Mandhari from Oman as WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to be formally appointed by the WHO Executive Board during its 143rd session from 28 to 29 May 2018.  The nominee is expected to take up his appointment for a 5 years and 8 months term, starting from 1 June 2018.  The WHO Regional Committee comprises the following Members: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Ir...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 19, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Sleep Disturbance Common With Anorexia or Bulimia Sleep Disturbance Common With Anorexia or Bulimia
Women with eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia may also experience significant trouble sleeping, suggests a small study in Egypt.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Egypt:PM in Talks Over Medical Tourism, Projects in Petroleum
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail held on Wednesday 16/5/2018 four meetings with the petroleum and environment ministers, the South Sinai governor and the chairman of Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gaza Hospitals Struggle to Cope With High Casualty Toll
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza's under-equipped and overwhelmed main hospital Tuesday, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestinians and wounded hundreds in mass protests on the Gaza border. The high casualty toll triggered a diplomatic backlash against Israel and new charges of excessive use of force against unarmed protesters. The U.N. Security Council began its session Tuesday with a moment of silence for the dead, and the U.N.'s special Mideast envoy said there was "no justification for t...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fares Akram, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

“I Wake Up Screaming”: Gaza’s Children Bear the Brunt of Violence
Palestinian child on donkey cart next to garbage container in Gaza City. Credit: Mohammed Omer/IPSBy Will Higginbotham and Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, May 10 2018 (IPS)Reham Qudaih wakes up nightly to the same nightmare: her father shot, lying on the ground in a pool of blood.“In my dreams he is on the ground shot. When I have that dream – which I’ve had more than once I wake up screaming,” she told the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). In a recent study, NRC found that children living in the Gaza Strip are experiencing are showing increasing signs of psychosocial deterioration since clashes...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Will Higginbotham and Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Egypt:Prime Minister Mulls Oil, Health Projects
[Egypt Online] Monday, 07 May 2018 - 01:50 PM (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

No hidden rooms in Tutankhamun burial chamber, says Egypt
Antiquities ministry says radar scans give conclusive evidence there are no hidden roomsEgypt ’s antiquities ministry has said new radar scans provide conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber.Mostafa Waziri, the secretary general of Egypt ’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, said an Italian team had conducted extensive studies with ground-penetrating radar that showed the tomb did not contain any hidden, manmade blocking walls, as was earlier suspected.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Egyptology Archaeology Tutankhamun Africa Middle East and North Africa Culture Science World news Source Type: news

Human Trafficking for Organs: Ending abuse of the Poorest
By Maged SrourROME, Apr 30 2018 (IPS)Organ transplantation is one of the most incredible medical achievements of the past century. Since the first successful transplants, which took place in the 1950s, organ transplantation has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Dr. Francis Delmonico, is a transplant surgeon with a long career, serving also as an Adviser to the World Health Organization (WHO). Credit: Harvard Health Policy ReviewGlobally about 125,000 people undergo organ transplantation each year. This number is small in the face of demand for organs widely outstripping supply and consequently c...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Crime & Justice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Sexual harassment in the Egyptian streets: feminist theory revisited - Henry HM.
This study examined the act of sexual harassment, as perceived by Egyptian male harassers. Participants' justifications of their harassing acts were explained using feminist theory, which postulated that sexual harassment occurs due to men's tendency to bl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Multimodal Treatment for Mesothelioma Shows Survival Benefit
This study confirmed, by comparison, the effectiveness of multimodal treatment,” Hassan said. “But you can’t rely [on] what you see in papers. Before choosing, patients have to talk with the oncologist, the surgeon, the pulmonologist, about benefits and risks of treatment.” Benefits of Nintedanib Discussed A second research group at ELCC presented on the benefits of the drug nintedanib in combination with chemotherapy for patients with mesothelioma. The report was part of a phase III clinical trial. Nintedanib, which is marketed as Ofev or Vargatef, is a small-molecule enzyme inhibitor which has sho...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Study of bat natural immunity to Marburg virus may shed light on human disease
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) Scientists examining the genome of Egyptian fruit bats, a natural reservoir for the deadly Marburg virus, have identified several immune-related genes that suggest bats deal with viral infections in a substantially different way than primates. Their research, published online today in the journal Cell, demonstrates that bats may be able to host viruses that are pathogenic in humans by tolerating -- rather than overcoming -- the infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

BU study: Egyptian fruit bat genome yields clues to protection
(Boston University) The study examined the genome of Rousettus aegyptiacus, the Egyptian fruit bat, and found larger-than-expected families of genes related to the mammalian immune system. Specifically, researchers found large families of interferon and natural killer genes that differed dramatically from their counterparts in other mammals. The finding, published online and featured in the May 2018 print edition of Cell, may eventually lead to a deeper understanding of virus transmission, and better treatments for humans who become infected. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medico-legal aspects of disabilities due to orthopedic injuries and compensations in Egypt - Ghaleb SS, Elwahab Hassan DA, Shehab AM, El-Ghafar Mohamed Hassan SA.
Disability is a complex problem that results in detrimental effects on the victim. The number of disabled has increased considerably. The development constitutes a good reason for paying more specific attention to society's growing number of disabled. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The legal importance of blood alcohol limits for driving in German law with a comparative study of Emirati and Egyptian legislation - Bakdash AA, Bux R, Moustafa KH.
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is a crime or offence according to the laws of most countries. DUI increases the risk of traffic accidents as well as the severity and outcome of injuries that result from them. Some countries have a so... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Abuse of rural elders in Mansoura Districts, Dakahlia, Egypt: prevalence, types, risk factors, and lifestyle - El-Khawaga G, Eladawi N, Abdel-Wahab F.
This study was carried out to explore the prevalence of elderly abuse, identify its types, associated risk factors and determine quality of their life in Rural Mansoura districts, Egypt. A cross-section study was conducted on a sample of 272 elders recruit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Full of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats, the sesame seed offers amazing benefits for your cardiovascular health
(Natural News) Sesame has a long been used as food, medicine, and a part of spiritual rituals. The ancient Babylonian Empire (now part of modern-day Iraq) used sesame oil to manufacture perfumes and medicine, and records show that ancient Egyptians used sesame both as medicine and for purification. Traditional Ayurvedic practitioners in ancient India combined powdered... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-profit ’s $300 hepatitis C cure as effective as $84,000 alternative
Exclusive: 71 million people stand to benefit from reduced price treatment for virus which can lead to liver cirrhosis, cancer and deathAn affordable hepatitis C treatment has been shown to be safe and effective, with very high cure rates for patients including hard-to-treat cases, in interim clinical trial results that offer hope to the 71 million people living with the disease worldwide. The treatment is expected to cost $300 for 12 weeks, or $3.50 per day, in Malaysia, where trials were conducted along with Thailand – a fraction of the cost of other hepatitis C medicines produced by major drugmakers, which often r...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Julia Kollewe Tags: Medical research Hepatitis C Global health Global development Science Society Egypt Pharmaceuticals industry Source Type: news

FBI cracks the case of the 4,000-year-old mummy's head
The mystery of a 4,000-year-old ancient Egyptian mummy's head has finally been solved, after the FBI successfully extracted DNA from its tooth. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare Diseases: A New Purpose
The US National Institutes of Health describes drug repurposing as “studying drugs that are already approved to treat one disease or condition to see if they are safe and effective for treating other diseases”.The investment and time required to repurpose a drug is significantly less when compared to new drug discovery and could, therefore, translate into potentially lower prices and faster access to new treatments.Government incentives for rare diseases Historically, orphan drugs and their relatively small target populations have been a particularly risky endeavor for pharmaceutical companies. Considering tha...
Source: EyeForPharma - April 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Preeti Patel and Sophie Schmitz Source Type: news

There's an allergy epidemic in Africa, and not enough specialists to deal with it
(Elsevier) Allergies are on the rise in Africa, but with too few specialists to treat them, and a parallel increase in immune deficiency diseases, the situation is worse than we thought. According to researchers from Ain Shams University in Egypt in an article in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the answer is more funding, motivated governments and better scientific partnerships. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Egypt:New State Budget Focuses On Developing Education, Health
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said on Thursday he reviewed the economic and social development plan for the 2018/2019 fiscal year with Planning Minister Hala el Saeed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of depression among older Arab individuals in the Middle East: a study of Egypt and Jordan - Abu-Bader SH, Hamed E, Alqdah T.
BACKGROUND: This quantitative study attempted to describe levels of health, mental health, and depression among older Arab people, age 60 and over, and examine the factors that best impact an individual's levels of depression. Methods: A sample of 165 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Hibiscus extracts can be used to provide natural food coloring WITH health benefits
(Natural News) Extracts from hibiscus calyces could be used as a natural food coloring, which can provide health benefits at the same time, according to a study published in the journal Food Science and Human Wellness. The study, written by Aly R. Abdel-Moemin from Helwan University in Egypt, evaluated the effect of hibiscus calyces extract on the chemical and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ptolemaic military operations were a dominant factor in the spread of Egyptian cults across the early Hellenistic Aegean Sea - Glomb T, Mertel A, Posp íšil Z, Stachoň Z, Chalupa A.
Early in the Ptolemaic era, Egyptian cults, particularly those of Isis and Sarapis, spread successfully to ports across the ancient Aegean Sea. Leading researchers in the field claim that the spread of these cults was influenced by multiple factors, ones t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

WHO is providing urgent health services in response to displacements from Afrin
23 March 2018, Cairo, Egypt – The World Health Organization (WHO) has deployed mobile medical clinics and critical health supplies to areas hosting newly displaced people from the northern Syrian district of Afrin, while supporting partners struggling to maintain health services in Afrin city and surrounding areas. An estimated 167 000 people have been displaced by the recent hostilities in Afrin District in northern Aleppo Governorate. The majority have fled to Tal Refaat, while others are seeking shelter in Nubul, Zahraa and surrounding villages. The massive influx of displaced people is putting a strain on host c...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 23, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Mysterious head of a pharaoh discovered by Swansea Egyptologist
(Swansea University) Swansea University Egyptology lecturer Dr Ken Griffin has found a depiction of one of the most famous pharaoh's in history Hatshepsut (one of only a handful of female pharaohs) on an object in the Egypt Centre stores, which had been chosen for an object handling session. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Whole New Decade for Water
This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Water Day on Mar. 22.The post A Whole New Decade for Water appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation World Water Day Source Type: news

High and Dry: Can We Fix the World ’s Water Crisis?
This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22.The post High and Dry: Can We Fix the World’s Water Crisis? appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mxolisi Ncube Tags: Africa Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Population Poverty & SDGs Water & Source Type: news

World's largest solar park currently under construction in Egypt
(Natural News) It was a long time coming, but the world has finally begun to fully embrace solar as an alternative source of energy. Egypt, in particular, wants to invest in solar in a major way, and as of this time’s writing, it’s the site of what will soon be known as the world’s largest... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt:Sisi Reviews Ongoing Preparations for Health Insurance System
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday 13/3/2018 reviewed the ongoing preparations to implement the fresh social health insurance system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt:Govt Bans Ailing NUP/DBA Leader From Travelling to Cairo
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday the security services banned lawyer Mohamed Abdellah El Doma, the co-president of the National Umma Party (NUP) and chairman of Darfur Bar Association (DBA) from traveling to Cairo for medical treatment, and confiscated his passport. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt Struggles to End Female Genital Mutilation Egypt Struggles to End Female Genital Mutilation
In a tiny village in Egypt's southern province of Assiut, 16-year-old Amany Shamekh, who wants to be an artist one day, recalls how she was illegally circumcised with a razor blade.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

We Must Protect the Future for Palestinian Refugee Girls
Displaced children in a UN-run school in the Shujaiyeh neighbourhood of Gaza.Credit: Khaled Alashqar/IPSBy Elizabeth CampbellWASHINGTON DC, Mar 9 2018 (IPS)As people across the globe marked International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, the safe and secure education and possibilities for the future of millions of young girls and women who are Palestinian refugees across the Middle East remained in danger. Unfortunately, a recent decision by the United States to significantly reduce expected financial support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), has put at risk vital programs that...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elizabeth Campbell Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Egypt struggles to end female genital mutilation
AWLAD SERAG, Egypt (Reuters) - In a tiny village in Egypt's southern province of Assiut, 16-year-old Amany Shamekh, who wants to be an artist one day, recalls how she was illegally circumcised with a razor blade. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Perception and practice of road safety among medical students, Mansoura, Egypt - Helal R, El-Khawaga G, El-Gilany AH.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the knowledge and attitude of medical students towards road safety and to determine their driving behavior and its relation to different related factors. METHODS: This cross-sectional study involved 480 medical students at Man... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

UCLA pediatrician inspires humanism in young doctors
Dr. Lee Miller ’s journey began, as many do, with a train ride. Thirty years ago, he was a UCLA assistant professor traveling from Philadelphia to New York. After threading his way through the crowded aisles of every car, he eyed the last three vacant seats in the caboose.“I chose a fortuitous seat next to an elderly gentleman from Shanghai,” Miller recalled recently in a special address to UCLA medical students. “He was a pediatrician teaching students, just like me.”The ride passed quickly as the older physician recounted stories about his work in global health. When the two exchanged busine...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Some Of The Oldest-Ever Tattoos Found On Egyptian Mummies
Thanks to new technology, archaeologists in the British Museum have just discovered what they say are the earliest-known body art displaying figures. (Image credit: Courtesy of Renee Friedman) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news