Who supports honor-based violence in the Middle East? Findings from a national survey of Kuwait - Gengler JJ, Alkazemi MF, Alsharekh A.
This study reports findings from what is, to the authors' knowledge, the first nationally representative survey of public attitudes toward honor-based violence (HBV) in a Middle East country affected by such violence, and one of very few if any such nation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Arab-American Frontiers Symposium Held in Kuwait City
The sixth Arab-American Frontiers Symposium of Science, Engineering, and Medicine was held earlier this week in Kuwait City in partnership with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The symposium brought together over 100 young researchers from the U.S. and 12 Arab countries to discuss cutting-edge advances in big data, water systems, microbiome, air quality, and next generation buildings and infrastructure. More information on the Arab-American Frontiers program and symposia can be found here. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - November 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

The 20 laziest nations in the world
Kuwait has the lowest levels of physical activity – with 67 per cent of its population failing to hit recommended exercise targets, according to the report by the World Health Organization. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Quarter of the World ’s Adults Don’t Get Enough Exercise, Study Says
One in four adults worldwide doesn’t get enough exercise, putting “more than 1.4 billion adults at risk of developing or exacerbating diseases linked to inactivity,” a new study says. The study, which was conducted by researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and published in The Lancet Global Health, found that 27.5% of people across the globe do not meet the WHO’s physical activity guidelines of 75 minutes of vigorous exercise or 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week. That’s a slight improvement from 2001, when the global inactivity rate was 28.5%, but is still a problem that ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Psychosocial perspective and suicidal behaviors correlated with adolescent male smoking and illicit drug use - Badr HE, Francis K.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the prevalence of smoking and drug use among adolescent boys, and to examine adolescents' psychosocial factors, and suicidal behaviors associated with adolescents' substance use. METHODS: The Kuwait Global School-Based Student... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

WHO thanks Kuwait for generous support to the people of Yemen
Cairo, Egypt, 26 July 2018 — WHO welcomes the generous support of the State of Kuwait through a US$ 59 million contribution to help the people of Yemen obtain greater medical assistance, particularly the most vulnerable — women, children, the injured and people with special needs. “Kuwait funding will provide urgent health assistance to more than 16.4 million people, including chronically ill people, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, severely malnourished children, injured patients and internally displaced people,” said WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari. Th...
Source: WHO EMRO News - July 26, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Phoenix Tries To Reverse Its 'Silent Storm' Of Heat Deaths
By 2100, Phoenix summers could resemble the 114-degree averages found in Kuwait. The city wants to become a model for coping in a warming world.(Image credit: Matt Mawson/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Will Stone Source Type: news

First, We Need To Talk: Mental Healthcare In The MENA Region
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face daunting challenges in managing a growing burden of mental illness, often in adverse conditions that can leave their imprint on generations to come.While the burden of mental-health conditions is above the global average in most MENA countries, the human resources, policies, funding and infrastructure to deal with these problems are sorely lacking.According to a recent study led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), mental disorders excluding substance abuse accounted for 4.7% of all disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in the World Health Organization &rs...
Source: EyeForPharma - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

Mauritius:Loan Agreement for the Construction of Phase I of Flacq Teaching Hospital
[Government of Mauritius] A Loan agreement for the financing of the first phase of the construction and equipping of the Flacq Teaching Hospital project was signed yesterday between the Republic of Mauritius and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development at the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The aftermath of the Kuwait Mosque bombing: a retrospective cohort analysis and lessons learned - Al Sabah S, Alsharqawi N, Al Haddad E.
INTRODUCTION: The occurrence of terrorist attacks are still recurrent incidents plaguing the middle east region. However, Kuwait has been mostly spared from these attacks over the years. Therefore, when the bombing of the mosque in 2015 happened, it shocke... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Projection for new city future scenarios - a case study for Kuwait - Alghais N, Pullar D.
The creation of new cities is a planning approach adopted in several regions around the world, in order to accommodate urban growth. New cities are typically constructed according to well-thought out, centralised plans in areas without any prior developmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles 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

Submissions for the State of Kuwait Prize for the Control of Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases ...
The State of Kuwait Prize for the Control of Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases and Diabetes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region is one of several Foundation awards, administered by the World Health Organization, which acknowledges the work of well-known scientists, researchers or dedicated people who have greatly contributed to the advancement of public health.  Purpose The purpose of the prize is to recognize individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in prevention, control or research in one or more of the following disease groups: cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  Nature of the prize an...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 17, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

20 Water-Stressed Countries Have Most Solar & Wind Potential
Tianyi Luo is a senior manager with the Aqueduct Project at the Global Water Program at World Resources Institute.By Tianyi LuoWASHINGTON DC, May 11 2018 (IPS)Most power generation consumes water, whether to cool steam in thermoelectric plants or power turbines for hydropower. And the global demand for both water and electricity will continue to increase substantially in the coming decades. Although growth is generally a good thing for the economy, it challenges nations—particularly ones that are water-stressed—to better manage their limited water resources and invest in the right energy systems.Power generatio...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tianyi Luo Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation 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

The impact of highway base-saturation flow rate adjustment on Kuwait's transport and environmental parameters estimation - Alrukaibi F, Alkheder S, Al-Rukaibi D, Al-Burait AA.
Traditional transportation systems' management and operation mainly focused on improving traffic mobility and safety without imposing any environmental concerns. Transportation and environmental issues are interrelated and affected by the same parameters e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Donors pledge over US$15 million to WHO ’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies
27 March 2018 – Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland announced contributions ranging from US$20,000 to US$5.6 million at a conference hosted at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday (March 26) – increasing CFE funding lev...
Source: WHO news - March 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: emergencies [subject], emergency preparedness, crises, emergency preparedness, health financing [subject], health economics, health systems financing Source Type: news

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO ’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies
Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland announced contributions ranging from US$20,000 to US$5.6 million at a conference hosted at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday (March 26) – increasing CFE funding levels to US$23 million. (Source: WHO news)
Source: WHO news - March 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: emergencies [subject], emergency preparedness, crises, emergency preparedness, health financing [subject], health economics, health systems financing Source Type: news

Love and Deployment: Q & A with George and Kathy Doran
George and Kathy Doran are no strangers to being separated by time, distance and work. Before retiring in 2007, George traveled all over the world as a member of the Air ... The post Love and... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Uncategorized Air Force deployment kuwait military SAF service to the armed forces valentine valentine's day Source Type: news

Around four million Iraqi children in need says UNICEF, ahead of investment conference in Kuwait
Nearly a quarter of all Iraqi children are living in poverty, and in the wake of more than four years of violence, families are being pushed to “ extreme measures ” in order to survive, said the United Nations Children ’ s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday, as a major conference on rebuilding the country was set to open tomorrow in neighbouring Kuwait. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Iraq: Urgent Needs Must not be Forgotten as International Conference on Reconstruction Begins
Press releaseIraq: Urgent Needs Must not be Forgotten as International Conference on Reconstruction BeginsFebruary 12, 2018An international conference on the reconstruction ofIraq is underway in Kuwait this week. Carla Brooijmans, Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission for Iraq, gave the following statement after a meeting in Kuwait today of aid organizations responding to humanitarian needs in Iraq: (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Period prevalence and factors associated with road traffic crashes among young adults in Kuwait - Aldhafeeri E, Alshammari F, Jafar H, Malhas H, Botras M, Alnasrallah N, Akhtar S.
OBJECTIVES: This cross-sectional study assessed one-year period prevalence of road traffic crashes (RTCs) and examined the factors associated with RTCs among young adults in Kuwait. DESIGN AND SETTINGS: During December 2016, 1500 students enrolled in 15 co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UNICEF appeals for $17 million to rebuild Iraq health facilities
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF appealed on Wednesday for $17 million to help rebuild Iraq's health facilities, ahead of an international conference to support the country's reconstruction due to convene next week in Kuwait. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Changing views on child mortality and economic sanctions in Iraq: a history of lies, damned lies and statistics - Dyson T, Cetorelli V.
In August 1990, Saddam Hussein's army invaded Kuwait and consequently the United Nations imposed economic sanctions on Iraq. In 1991, an international military alliance expelled the Iraqi army from Kuwait during a short war. Nevertheless, the economic sanc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Rohingya Exodus Is a “Major Global Humanitarian Emergency”
IOM Director General William Lacy Swing (right) visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Photo courtesy of IOMBy Naimul HaqDHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 5 2017 (IPS)In less than four months, over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled brutal persecution in Myanmar to seek safety across the border in Bangladesh. They are now crowded into camps across a stretch of 30 kms in Cox’s Bazar, a southeastern coastal region of the small South Asian nation.The UN migration agency, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), has appealed to the international community for urgent funds. Over 344 million dollars was pledged recently...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Naimul Haq Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs Projects Bangladesh humanitarian relief Inte Source Type: news

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: "It's Hard to Comprehend the Magnitude of the Crisis"
Voice from the FieldRohingya Refugees in Bangladesh:"It's Hard to Comprehend the Magnitude of the Crisis"October 23, 2017Today in Geneva Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) President Dr. Joanne Liu spoke at a Pledging Conference for the Rohingya Refugee Crisis organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and co-hosted by the European Union and Kuwait. Here, Dr. Liu describes her recent visit to Cox ’s Bazar, Bangladesh, where a refugee cri...
Source: MSF News - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Somalia:Kuwait Provides Medical Aid to Somalia
[Shabelle] Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), in coordination with the Direct Aid Society, announced Wednesday a new batch of medical assistance to treat victims in Somalia following the recent terrorist bombings in Mogadishu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Propping Up Yemen ’s Health System Without Pay
Field newsPropping Up Yemen ’s Health System Without PaySeptember 28, 2017Dozens of staff in the emergency room ofYemen’s Al Kuwait hospital continue to work without pay. The hospital is the only public structure in the capital, Sana’a, providing services free of charge. Most of the staff have not received their regular salaries from the Ministry of Public Health and Population in over a year, and are unable to cover their needs. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Clinton Krute Source Type: news

What Charities and Relief organizations do to alleviate poverty in the Arab region
Dr. Hanif Hassan Al Qassim, is Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global DialogueBy Dr. Hanif Hassan Al QassimGENEVA, Sep 5 2017 (IPS)Extreme poverty remains one of the world’s biggest challenges. According to the United Nations, 767 million people live in extreme poverty around the world. Although world society has managed to lift nearly 1 billion people out of extreme poverty – in 1999 it was estimated that 1.7 billion were affected by extreme poverty – the unprecedented rise of conflict and of violence in the Arab region has worsened the socioeconomic situation of vulnerable...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hanif Hassan Al Qassim Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

No Justice, No Peace for Yemeni Children
'Zuhoor_Yemen' : One-year-old Zuhoor was forced to have the fingers of her right hand amputated after being seriously injured by an airstrikes near Sana'a. Credit: Mohammed Awadh/Save the ChildrenBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jul 21 2017 (IPS)Human rights groups are urging the UN Secretary-General to include the Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) in a child rights’ “shame list” after documenting grave violations against children. Save the Children and the Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict have documented at least 23 SLC airstrikes which injured or killed children, prompting an urgent call for the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Malawi: Phalombe Hospital Construction Starts
[Nyasa Times] The construction of the long-awaited $22 million Phalombe district hospital has started with President Peter Mutharika laying a foundation stone commissioning construction works at Migowi in the district and the Kuwaiti building contractor has been given 10 months deadline to complete the project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mideast: Growing Urbanisation Worsens Water Scarcity, Food Imports
Egyptian countryside south of Luxor, Egypt. In the background: the village of Al Bayadiyah. Photo: Marc Ryckaert (MJJR). Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.By Baher KamalROME, May 24 2017 (IPS)Conflict and insecurity remain the key barriers to development progress in the Middle East and North Africa. In Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen, about half the population—around 40 million people—require humanitarian assistance. Across the region, countries depend heavily on food imports. As their populations urbanise and grow, the need for imports will increase. These are some of the Middle East and North of...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Armed Conflicts Development & Aid Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Middle East & North Africa Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs T Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of peer victimization (bullying) among grades 7 and 8 middle school students in Kuwait - Abdulsalam AJ, Al Daihani AE, Francis K.
Background. Peer victimization (bullying) is a universal phenomenon with detrimental effects. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and factors of bullying among grades 7 and 8 middle school students in Kuwait. METHODS. The study is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pesticide knowledge and safety practices among farm workers in Kuwait: results of a survey - Jallow MF, Awadh DG, Albaho MS, Devi VY, Thomas BM.
The unsafe and indiscriminate use of pesticides in agriculture represents a major hazard to the environment and human health. The aim of this study was to assess the levels of knowledge, attitude and practices of Kuwaiti farmers regarding the safe use of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Drug-Resistant Fungus Spreads Among U.S. Healthcare Facilities
This article was updated from a Nov. 2016 story on C. auris.  This reporting is brought to you by HuffPost’s health and science platform, The Scope. Like us on Facebook and Twitter and tell us your story: scopestories@huffingtonpost.com.    -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GE launches dedicated cardiac CT scanner at ACC
GE Healthcare is introducing a dedicated CT scanner called CardioGraphe at...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE requests review of European gadolinium ruling GE launches new MRI contrast agent at ECR 2017 Reports: GE to move healthcare workers to Chicago GE to modernize five Kuwait hospitals GE Healthcare sees revenue, profit growth in Q4 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE launches new MRI contrast agent at ECR 2017
GE Healthcare is launching its new Clariscan MRI contrast agent at this week's...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Reports: GE to move healthcare workers to Chicago Lantheus inks deal with GE for flurpiridaz PET tracer GE scores FDA OK for CT spectral imaging GE to modernize five Kuwait hospitals NBA, GE partner on bone stress injuries (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Reports: GE to move healthcare workers to Chicago
GE Healthcare is planning to move "hundreds" of workers from the suburban Chicago...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lantheus inks deal with GE for flurpiridaz PET tracer GE scores FDA OK for CT spectral imaging GE to modernize five Kuwait hospitals NBA, GE partner on bone stress injuries GE Healthcare sees revenue, profit growth in Q4 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

USARad inks distribution deal with Siemens
Teleradiology services provider USARad has signed a worldwide distribution...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USARad.com, Zebra partner to identify bone fractures USARad.com joins forces with Chinese mobile health firm USARad.com lands Kuwait telerad deal USARad.com adds options to second-opinion service USARad.com debuts new telerad service (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE scores FDA OK for CT spectral imaging
GE Healthcare has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE to modernize five Kuwait hospitals NBA, GE partner on bone stress injuries GE Healthcare sees revenue, profit growth in Q4 GE unveils Vscan Extend portable ultrasound GE purchases expanded rights to Rapiscan stress agent (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

GE to modernize five Kuwait hospitals
GE Healthcare is partnering with Advanced Technology Co. (ATC) to bring advanced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NBA, GE partner on bone stress injuries GE Healthcare sees revenue, profit growth in Q4 GE unveils Vscan Extend portable ultrasound GE purchases expanded rights to Rapiscan stress agent FDA clears GE MBI biopsy accessory (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 1, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Relationship Between Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Primary School Teachers and Their Oral Health-related Quality of Life: A Cross-sectional Study
Conclusion: Oral health knowledge by itself is not enough to change improper OH practices. Developing behaviourchanging interventions based on OHRQoL outcomes may be beneficial. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 20, 2016 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

What's driving the worldwide obesity epidemic?
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Air Pollution Emerges as a Top Killer Globally – Part 1
Dark pollution clouds over Cairo. Credit: Khaled Moussa Al-Omrani/IPS.By Martin KhorPENANG, Nov 11 2016 (IPS)New research is showing that air pollution is a powerful if silent killer, causing 6.5 million worldwide deaths as well as being the major cause of climate change.   Air pollution has emerged as a leading cause of deaths and serious ailments in the world.  Emissions that cause air pollution and are Greenhouse Gases are also the main factor causing climate change.Therefore, drastically reducing air pollution should now be treated as a top priority.The seriousness of this problem was highlighted by...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Martin Khor Tags: Environment Headlines Health air pollution Indoor air quality World Health Organization Source Type: news

This Is The First Drug-Resistant Fungus Found In The U.S.
A drug-resistant fungus that first emerged in the U.S. only a few years ago has been linked to four deaths, and health officials are on guard about its potential to spread in healthcare facilities throughout the country.  C. auris, a yeast that has sickened people around the globe and caused potentially deadly infections, appears to have arrived in the U.S. a few years ago, according to the first report on C. auris released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because C. auris cases have cropped up in other countries, the CDC decided to alert all U.S. clinics, labs...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is The First Drug-Resistant Fungus Found In The U.S.
A drug-resistant fungus that first emerged in the U.S. only a few years ago has been linked to four deaths, and health officials are on guard about its potential to spread in healthcare facilities throughout the country.  C. auris, a yeast that has sickened people around the globe and caused potentially deadly infections, appears to have arrived in the U.S. a few years ago, according to the first report on C. auris released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because C. auris cases have cropped up in other countries, the CDC decided to alert all U.S. clinics, labs...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 5, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news