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World Osteoporosis Day 2020

The 20th of October marks the World Osteoporosis Day. Osteoporosis is considered a serious public health concern. It is estimated that over 200 million people suffer from this disease worldwide. Approximately 30% of all postmenopausal women have osteoporosis in the United States and in Europe and at least 40% of these women and 15-30% of […]

Bad News For Remedesivir In COVID-19 Battle

In the large COVID-19 clinical trial sponsored by World Health Organization (WHO), Remedesivir was found not to decrease the mortality rate of hospitalized patients and not to even shorten the recovery time of those who do survive. This recent finding contradicts the earlier announced smaller studies which found that Remdesivir, an antiviral drug, decreased hospitalization […]

World Cerebral Palsy Day 2020

The 6th of October remarks the World Cerebral Palsy (CP) Day. CP a physical disability that affects movement and posture (1). It is considered an umbrella term for a group of disorders that affects a person’s ability to move (1). CP can affect body movement, muscle control, muscle coordination, muscle tone, reflex, posture and balance […]

Nobel Prize Winners in Medicine Revealed

The Nobel Prize assembly in Sweden announced today the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. It was awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for their contribution in discovering Hepatitis C Virus. The three scientists made huge discoveries that led to the identification of a novel […]

World Heart Day 2020

The 29th of September marks the World Heart Day. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is considered the number one cause of death (1). CVDs are a group of disorders of the heart and blood vessels including coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, rheumatic heart disease and other conditions (1). Four out of five CVD deaths are due to […]

World Rabies Day 2020

The 28th of September is the World Rabies Day, which also marks the death of the French chemist and microbiologist, Louis Pasteur, who developed the first rabies vaccine (1). It is a global health observance that started back in 2007 to raise awareness about rabies and encourage collaboration to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide […]

World Alzheimer Day 2020

The 21st of September each year marks the World Alzheimer’s Day. This day represents the international campaign to raise awareness and highlight problems faced by people affected by dementia. It is an opportunity for people and organizations to demonstrate how we can cooperate to help people with dementia live well. Globally, nearly 50 million people […]

World Patient Safety Day

The 17th of September remarks the World Patient Safety Day, raising the title that no one should be harmed in health care. The 72nd World Health Assembly adopted resolution WHA 72.6 entitled ‘Global Action on Patient Safety’ on 25 May 2019. The resolution recognized patient safety as a global health priority and endorsed the establishment […]

Risk of Diabetes Is Noticeably Reduced After Weight Loss

A large real-world study in half a million adults showed that intentional loss of around 13% of body weight reduces the relative risk of developing type 2 diabetes by around 40% in obese people. The results of the huge study managed by Novo Nordisk were presented during the virtual European and International Congress on Obesity […]