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If someone hurt you this year, forgiving them may improve your health (as long as you’re safe, too)

Alfred Allan, Edith Cowan University and Maria Allan, Edith Cowan University During the end-of-year holidays families often come together to exchange gifts and, sometimes, to…

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Posted in General Healthcare News South Africa

People in #Africa live longer. But their health is poor in those extra years

Charles Shey Wiysonge, South African Medical Research Council People are now living longer in sub-Saharan #Africa than they did two decades ago. This is an…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Hospital Care

Worsening #Ebola crisis leaves #UN Security Council with few options

Mark Eccleston-Turner, Keele University The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is quickly becoming an international concern. With 489 people diagnosed…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Hospital Care Nursing

To achieve universal healthcare, #Kenya must invest more in its nurses

Sharon Brownie, The Aga Khan University Nurses in Kenya are threatening to strike, protesting that the government had failed to increase their salaries in spite…

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Posted in Dental General Healthcare News Research

Researchers develop new method for identifying oral #cancer

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: In a discovery that may help the early identification of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), researchers in Brazil have found a correlation…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Nursing

What puts #children in #Ethiopia more at risk of being injured

Qingfeng Li, Johns Hopkins University Children in poorer countries are far more at risk of death and disability from injuries than their developed-world peers. These…

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Posted in Education Environment General Healthcare News Research

How #African researchers are adding to deeper #knowledge about neutrons

iThemba LABS provides support for research and training to all universities. iThemba LABS Ntombizikhona Beaulah Ndlovu, iThemba LABS Matter is all around us. As human beings,…

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Posted in Doctors General Healthcare News Research Technology

One test to diagnose them all: #researchers exploit cancers’ unique #DNA signature

All cancers have a similar DNA pattern that differs from that of non-cancer cells. from shutterstock.com Abu Sina, The University of Queensland; Laura G. Carrascosa, The…

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Here’s how much #kids need to move, play and sleep in their early years

It’s important for kids to move and play. Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock Catherine Draper, University of the Witwatersrand Most of us would agree that we want to…

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Posted in Doctors General Healthcare News Hospital Care Medicine Nursing Sex Education

Kenya’s Marie Stopes ban may drive more women to unsafe abortions

Restrictive laws mean that women resort to unsafe means. jbdodane/Flickr Michael Mutua, African Population and Health Research Center The Kenyan Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board has…

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