A representational image shows a restroom sign.— AFP The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis suggests that language influences culture, and supporting evidence can be found in various examples. One such illustration is the German language, known for its abundance of single words that encapsulate concepts requiring lengthier descriptions in other languages, Big Think reported. According to the report, […]
A Mexican plastic surgeon examines a patient at the Bucio Surgicenter clinic in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. — AFP Authorities in US and Mexico have co-appealed to the World Health Organization (WHO) to intervene and declare a public health emergency due to a fungal meningitis outbreak associated with cosmetic surgeries in Mexico, BBC reported. The […]
At the heart of the trust’s problems, it seems, is a dysfunctional culture that stretches back almost a decade. In 2015, a review of its maternity services by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists found multiple problems, including consultants failing to carry out ward rounds, assess women or attend out-of-hours calls. The report was […]
This photograph shows a sign of the World Health Organization (WHO) at its headquarters in Geneva, taken on December 7, 2021. — AFP GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday its commitment to assisting an increasing number of farmers who are opting to shift away from tobacco cultivation and focus on growing food […]
Hundreds of thousands of low-income Americans have lost Medicaid coverage in recent weeks as part of a sprawling unwinding of a pandemic-era policy that prohibited states from removing people from the program. Early data shows that many people lost coverage for procedural reasons, such as when Medicaid recipients did not return paperwork to verify their […]
The High Court judge rules there is no new evidence linking the tests with harm to babies.
A healthcare professional can be seen testing the blood of a patient for diabetes. — Unsplash/File A new scientific study has revealed that those who develop prediabetes at young ages are likely to have a higher risk of dementia in their later years, as estimates suggest that millions of US citizens under 60 are prediabetic. […]
When Caitlin Bernard went public about treating a 10-year-old rape victim it became a huge story.
A representational image of diabetes testing equipment. — Unsplash/File According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetes is one of the leading causes of death among US citizens. Experts have maintained that the symptoms may range from mild to severe. CDC data showed that 1.4 million Americans every year are diagnosed with […]
A representational image of researchers working in a lab. — Unsplash/File Scientists in a new study published Thursday discovered an antibiotic using artificial intelligence (AI) which has the ability to kill deadly superbugs Acinetobacter baumannii, as the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the bacteria as a “critical” threat among its “priority pathogens”. They found […]
Some pupils are struggling to access period products in schools, data shared with BBC News suggests.
Ms Gittos, whose baby Harriet was born at the East Kent trust’s Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM) in 2014 and died eight days later, said: “When my daughter Harriet was born, the then head of midwifery was so concerned about safety that she thought that the William Harvey in particular should be closed […]