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    International Safe Abortion Day 2022, Time to Reaffirm Prevention, Safety

    International Safe Abortion Day 2022: Did you know around 73 million induced abortions take place worldwide each year. Six out of 10 (61%) of all unintended pregnancies, and 3 out of 10 (29%) of all pregnancies, end in induced abortion. Every year, September 28th marks the international safe abortion day. Abortion is a common health intervention. It is safe when carried out using a method...

    Expresso Recall: Starbucks Metal Contamination is a great worry

    Check to see if your pre-packaged Starbucks beverage is one that might be contaminated with metal pieces. Expresso Recall; The beverage in question is a Starbucks Vanilla Espresso Triple Shot in a 15-ounce size. And, it is a public health worry that one need to address with a bigger lens. The drink is being recalled in 221 cases, per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....

    Monkeypox records 20% drop globally, but still high in the US

    Monkeypox is in the decline. According to WHO Chief Tedros, the number of weekly reported cases fell by more than 20% globally, neverthless new cases increased in the Americas, where we are continuing to see intense transmission. In the early stages of the Monkeypox outbreak, most reported cases were in Europe, with a smaller proportion in the Americas. That has now reversed, with less than 40%...

    A new gene holds great promise to halt fungal infection in immuno-compromised people

    A recently discovered gene may hold the key to halting the spread of Candidiasis fungus. Patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), those with cancer, and those undergoing immunosuppressive therapy are frequently affected by candidiasis. The CSA6 gene has been found in Candida albicans, a fungus notorious for producing high rates of morbidity and mortality over the course of cancer treatment or in immunosuppressed situations...

    Nigeria to avert 50,000 child deaths annually with ROTAVAC vaccine

    ROTAVAC®, the Bharat Biotech rotavirus vaccine has been introduced by Nigeria to immunize its children from the life-threatening diarrhoeal disease that affects millions of children worldwide. Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL), a global leader in vaccine innovation and developer of vaccines for infectious diseases, announced today its rotavirus oral vaccine which will be introduced in the immunization program could prevent more than 50000 child...

    Monkeypox is now a global emergency due to five factors: WHO

    Monkeypox outbreak has continued to grow, and there are now more than 16 thousand reported cases from 75 countries and territories, and five deaths. says WHO Chief In light of the evolving outbreak, WHO Chief reconvened the committee on Thursday of this week to review the latest data and advise me accordingly. However, the committee was unable to reach a consensus on whether the outbreak represents...

    Monkeypox Alert in India; New Screening Guidelines for Foreign Visitors

    After two cases of Monkeypox were detected in the nation, the Union Health Ministry assessed the procedures for health screening of foreign visitors arriving in India at airports and ports on Monday. The new guidance given to states are to follow stringent screening process to test for cases. The second confirmed case of the disease in India was discovered on Monday in a 31-year-old Kannur,...

    World Food Safety Day 2022: 5 things to follow for safer food, better health

    Today is World Food Safety Day 2022, every year on June 7, this day is commemorated, with the goal of raising awareness about foodborne illnesses and enhancing human health via mindful eating. World Food Safety Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2018 to raise awareness about this critical subject. The theme for World Food Safety Day 2022 is ‘Safer food,...

    World No Tobacco Day: Kick the Killer Habit, Embrace Yoga

    Every year on May 30th, World No Tobacco Day is observed. Not only does tobacco kills 8 Million people every year, the tobacco industry leaves a long trail of destruction on our environment long before tobacco & nicotine products are even sold. This year's No Tobacco Day theme is "Poisoning our Planet." Cigarette smoking, as we all know, is extremely unhealthy and harmful to our...

    World Malaria Day 2022 : How the World Can Halt Malaria?

    World Malaria Day 2022: Today ( 25th of April) is recognised globally as world malaria day, with an motto to raise awareness and prevent this mosquito-bite disease. This year the theme for World Malaria Day is "Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives". India is amongst the 6 countries that are most prone to malaria and it has been...

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