Just 14 percent of people in the world population have access to palliative care services that allow people to die with dignity and alleviate their suffering, according to new research led by the University of Glasgow. And more than half of the world’s population – mainly in low and middle-income countries – have very poor
It’s been four years since shared parental leave was introduced in the UK. The policy that would see more dads taking an active role in parenting—with new parents sharing time off following the birth of a baby or an adoption. Under shared parental leave, mothers must still take the initial two weeks after birth, but
Boy, five, who can’t walk, talk or sit is the ‘only person in the world’ to suffer from a crippling condition so rare it doesn’t have a name Ollie Lloyd has a chromosomal condition that means he cannot even lift his head He is blind, has significant hearing loss and can endure up to 100
“There are women who, for no known reason, have reduced sexual desire that causes marked distress” Hylton V. Joffe “We are incredibly excited with the FDA’s decision to approve the NDA for Vyleesi as a treatment for premenopausal women with HSDD,” said Carl Spana, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Palatin. “This FDA approval
Even though most of us get a baseline education in nutrition — or at least an outdated version of the food pyramid — in school, it’s easy to go through life without a clear understanding of what is and isn’t healthy. It doesn’t help that the clever marketing of food corporations looking to make more
As many as a billion people could be newly exposed to disease-carrying mosquitoes by the end of the century because of global warming, says a new study that examines temperature changes on a monthly basis across the world. Scientists say the news is bad even in areas with only a slight risk of having a
THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 — Scientists say nearly 2,000 previously unknown types of bacteria in the human gut have been identified. The human gut hosts many species of microbes, collectively referred to as the gut microbiota. Scientists are working to identify the individual species and understand the roles they play in human health. While investigators
No, they’re not literal Kardashian triplets. Calm down, all of you. Stormi, Chicago and True are first cousins, not sisters — but their being born so close together has the world referring to them as the "triplets" of the Kardashian-Jenner family tree. We’re asking all the pertinent questions, like: Was this planned? Are these adorable
UK has the 13th highest rate of cancer in the world – world cancer league table reveals Australia is the worst hit by the disease (so, how does your country rank?) The World Health Organization has ranked 185 countries by how many cases of cancer they will have this year Australia has the most, with
A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that substandard and falsified medicines, including medicines to treat malaria, are a serious problem in much of the world. In low- and middle-income countries, more than 13 percent of the essential medicines that satisfy the priority health care needs of the population
Global panic was put to rest when Kim Kardashian West reassured fans that she only allows her daughter, North West, to straighten her naturally curly hair twice a year. But let’s back up a bit: Kardashian West unwittingly set an internet dumpster fire when she shared a sweet picture of her daughter, North, smooching her
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may increase the long-term risk for stroke and heart attack in blue-collar clean-up crews who worked in the aftermath of The World Trade Center plane attack on September 11, 2001, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. This is the first report from
Blasting out Rihanna or Kanye West could give World Cup squads that crucial psychological edge over rival teams, suggests research from Brunel University London. Which tracks the manager spins in the dressing room to psych players up to peak performance may be key to getting them to perform at the top of their game. Scientists
(HealthDay)—Can’t quite spit out the right, uh, word at times? A new study helps explain why. European researchers analyzed thousands of recordings of spontaneous speech in different languages from around the world. They included English and Dutch speakers as well as conversation from people in the Amazon rainforest, Siberia, the Himalayas and the Kalahari desert.
We are all used to the many beauty products that grace our medicine cabinet as everyday essentials. But have you ever wanted just one product that could replace them all? Well, wait no more, as Hanacure promises to do just that. This South Korean product is so in demand, it is practically sold out on
We are at risk of entering a post-antibiotic era. Each year since 2013, a major global institution —including the World Economic Forum, the World Health Organization and the United Nations General Assembly —has issued this grave warning to the world. A post-antibiotic future is daunting. When the drugs don’t work, we get sicker more often.