New technology assists uterine fibroids surgery

Oct 14, 15 New technology assists uterine fibroids surgery

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South Africa – A new technology has been introduced at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg to treat women suffering from uterine fibroids. Uterine Fibroids Technology A new technology has been introduced at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg to treat women suffering from uterine...

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South Africans to fight HIV

Dec 02, 14 South Africans to fight HIV

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to fight against prejudice, stigma and discrimination against those infected and affected by HIV. “Like racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of intolerance, the stigmatisation of HIV is driven by ignorance and fear. We need to work to overcome ignorance and address...

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Don’t Discard Expired Medicines

Oct 16, 14 Don’t Discard Expired Medicines

Posted by in Featured, Medicines, News, USA

Expired Medicines – Research in America has revealed that expiry dates on medications that infer you ought not to take them have almost nothing to do with safety – they are designed to increase sales, and to provide manufacturers with protection against legal claims. Food and Drug Administration Expired drugs may lose some of...

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Problems towards Poor Brain Health

Oct 13, 14 Problems towards Poor Brain Health

Posted by in Aged, Education, Featured, Ireland, News

Brain Health – People who live in disadvantaged areas have a greater risk of developing cognitive dysfunction than people in better off areas, a study by Professor Helene McNulty and colleagues at the University of Ulster has found. Ageing Research and Development The findings of this study, funded by the Centre for Ageing...

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Stop a Cold in its Tracks

How do we Stop a Cold in it’s tracks? Everyone knows the signs – an itchy throat or nose, the beginning of a heavy head, more tired than normal, aching muscles. Yes, unfortunately it can be the signal for the cold and flu season. With each change of season comes the dreaded possibility of succumbing to a cold or worse...

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Enjoy Better Physical and Mental Health

Sep 25, 14 Enjoy Better Physical and Mental Health

Posted by in Events, Exercise, Featured, Ireland, News

Any level of activity is better for your health than none, according to health experts at a seminar in Dublin today (25 September 2014). Keeping active for better ageing, a seminar hosted by the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI), discussed the benefits for older people and the reasons why older people as...

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