Ghana First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo called on the Health Service and the Ministry of Health to take urgent steps to prioritize breastfeeding as one of the major public health interventions in the country.
Prioritize breastfeeding as a public health intervention: Ghana first lady
Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease?
Coffee may have another perk for kidney patients
A program established by investigators from the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), MIT and Harvard is addressing the persistently elevated risk of HIV infection among young women in South Africa from two angles — first, investigating biological factors that modulate infection risk along with the early immunologic events following viral exposure and second, alleviating the socioeconomic factors that limit opportunities for young women, the group at greatest risk of infection in the region of the world hardest hit by the HIV epidemic.
FRESH program combines basic science with social benefits for women at risk of HIV
Of the 50 million Americans living with chronic pain, the pain is so bad for 20 million that it keeps them from doing the daily activities of life, researchers said.
One in 12 in US lives with intrusive chronic pain
Worms and humans might have more in common neurologically than researchers ever thought, particularly when it comes to stress.
Stress on worms could give insight into early human brain development
Optimism and a sense of purpose can improve your heart health, new research suggested.
Stay upbeat to help beat heart disease
In an international collaboration between MedUni Vienna, Semmelweis University in Budapest, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and Yale University, researchers have identified a new process in the brain that is responsible for the delayed stress response and the long-term effects of stress: With a delay of 10 minutes after the ‘danger’, the area of the brain that reacts to stress and responsible for further action is activated via the cerebral fluid.
New cause of chronic stress identified in brain
To see under starlight and moonlight, the retina of the eye changes both the software and hardware of its light-sensing cells to create a kind of night vision.
Eyes have a natural version of night vision
As we go about our daily lives, we are exposed to many different chemicals that could have negative effects on our hormones. These hormonal changes have been linked to several adverse health outcomes such as breast cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Mixed chemicals in beauty products may harm women's hormones
India accounts for a disproportionately high proportion of global suicide deaths among women
Suicide biggest killer among 15-39 year olds: Study

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