11:15 am January 24, 2015 | No Comment
Most scientists agree e-cigs have potential as a stop-smoking aid. But e-cigs also throw up some unusual obstacles. With e-cigarettes, the huge variety of constantly evolving products means it would be prohibitively expensive to test every flavor and vaporizer.
10:44 pm January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bayu said he had opted to keep his three children from receiving vaccination that are designed to prevent illnesses like polio, small pox and hepatitis. Among the many theories he heard is vaccines will only make a child sicker, since they are developed from the virus. Bayu is not alone. Many, particularly in rural areas, hold the rumors and misinformation true.
1:49 pm January 22, 2015 | No Comment
Worldwide child deaths will be halved over the next 15 years, polio, guinea worm and river blindness will be eradicated, and there will be a single-dose cure for malaria.
6:21 pm January 21, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Under Indonesian law, the minimum age of marriage for girls is a tender 16 years; for boys, the minimum is 19. Because of this age disparity and the dangerously low age requirement for teen girls, young women in Indonesia face health risks that range from complications in pregnancy to gender-based violence, both of which […]
10:53 am January 16, 2015 | No Comment
China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported on Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.
10:12 am January 9, 2015 | No Comment
From bracelets that measure body fat to robots that coach children through chemotherapy, the Consumer Electronics Show brimmed with gadgets promising prescriptions for healthier lives.
1:24 pm December 30, 2014 | No Comment
Japan on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of some 37,000 chickens as officials announced the third bird flu outbreak in less than a month and pledged “all necessary measures” to contain the spread.
2:45 pm December 28, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong hospitals raised alert levels on Sunday as a woman diagnosed with the deadly H7N9 avian flu virus was in a critical condition.