Medicina

Overuse of Antibiotics is Creating Resistance — WHO Report

Overuse of Antibiotics is Creating Resistance — WHO Report

World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the overuse of antibiotics is making humans more resistant to their effects making it hard to overcome common infections like E. Some countries face major challenges in building their national surveillance systems, including a lack of personnel, funds and infrastructure. "The report is a vital first step towards improving our understanding of the extent of antimicrobial resistance", said Dr Carmem Pessoa-Silva, who coordinates Glass. Consulte Mais Informação

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Odisha govt launches Measles-Rubella immunisation drive

Odisha govt launches Measles-Rubella immunisation drive

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the Measles and Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in Odisha to protect the children from various dreaded diseases caused due to Measles and Rubella infection.The MR vaccination campaign which started today will continue up to March 26 next covering almost 1.13 crore children in the age group of nine months to less than 15 years. Consulte Mais Informação

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10000-year-old 'crayon' discovered in England

10000-year-old 'crayon' discovered in England

An ochre pebble was found at another site on the opposite side of the lake. The area where the crayon was found is near one of the most famous Mesolithic sites in Europe, Star Carr . Also uncovered: an ocher pebble of the same hue with a striated surface suggesting it was scraped to produce a red pigment powder, scientists said in their study published in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports . Consulte Mais Informação

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Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking

Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking

There is no safe level of smoking, as even one cigarette a day increases by about 50% the risk for coronary artery disease and 30% for stroke, according to a new British scientific study. A study published in Tobacco Regulatory Science , that examined tobacco cigarettes, found that a startling 75% of young smokers would not smoke if cigarettes were unflavored. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tropical Cyclone Fehi bound for the South Island, arriving Thursday

Tropical Cyclone Fehi bound for the South Island, arriving Thursday

It is expected to weaken and cross the South Island on Thursday, but holidaymakers, trampers and those in rural areas should be well aware of the potential for severe weather the cyclone could create, WeatherWatch says. Thursday is expected to be a very wet day in many regions with the system clearing away quite quickly on Friday. FLOODING could be experienced in low lying parts of the Coffs Coast this week, as the highest tides of the year, heavy surf and a tropical cyclone tracking across ... Consulte Mais Informação

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First Ladies from Africa draw six-point agenda to combat HIV/Aids

First Ladies from Africa draw six-point agenda to combat HIV/Aids

Amai Mnangagwa made her inaugural appearance at OAFLA held on the sidelines of the 30th African Union heads of state summit. She informed the meeting that Kenya intends to accelerate its efforts to achieve a less than five percent mother-to-child transmission rate by 2020, saying she launched a new framework in June previous year that calls for strong multi-level leadership, advocacy and resilient programming at all levels. Consulte Mais Informação

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