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Overheating drinks

Overheating Your Drinks Can Cause Cancer

One of the best nutrition means to overcome the extreme heat of this summer during fasting in Ramadan is drinking useful liquids like water, hot drinks, juices and cold drinks. This plan also includes soups during iftars or sohours.

Earthquakes

Earthquakes Between Health Myths & Realities

Earthquakes are amongst the most unpredictable natural disasters people can experience. In a matter of moments, with little or no warning, thousands and millions of people are put in danger.

Tobacco

Tobacco Crimes Against Non-smokers

The World Health Organization (WHO) stated in its 2007 report that nearly half the people who smoke regularly will eventually be killed by tobacco. What is very alarming, however, is that hundreds of thousands who have never lit a cigarette are also killed each year by tobacco. The culprit is passive smoking. Most smokers know …

HIV

AIDS to be Wiped Out by 2030

A new war aimed at wiping out the HIV/AIDS pandemic by the year 2030 has been planned by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Malaria

Malaria-Free World Possible Within a Generation

Global malaria eradication is possible within a generation, but only with renewed focus, new tools and sufficient financial support, according to a paper published in The Lancet by the Global Health Group’s (GHG) Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) at UC San Francisco.

Poliomyelitis

2016 Could be Historic for Polio Elimination

So far this year, only nine polio cases have been reported in the entire world. By this time next year, the World Health Organization predicts that number will finally reach zero.

Health

World Health Day: Why Diabetes Theme Now?

The World Health Organization (WHO) is focusing this year’s World Health Day, on 7 April 2016, on diabetes – a largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers in many countries, most dramatically in low- and middle-income countries.



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