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1120 Articles Matching "global"

British people get drunk more often than anyone else, says survey

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
British people get drunk more than any other nationality, according to a new global survey....
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'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
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How Virtual Reality Can Help The Global Mental Health Crisis

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month - a unique time to learn more about mental health and how VR is being used as a...
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Time to speed up health insurance?

May 16, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Health insurance companies have struggled to keep pace with global digitisation, but if they are to compete with an advancing battalion of disruptors, they need to mobilise coherent digital strategies now – and take the lead in building a new digital...
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A Resource For Global Health Innovators

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
Innovations are critical to tackle some of the biggest challenges in global health. The World Health Organization has just launched the Health Product Profile Directory, a free-to-use online, searchable database of target product profiles for various health products global...
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1 in 7 babies is born underweight, with dire consequences for their health, global study says

May 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Over 20 million babies around the world -- about 1 out of every 7 -- were born underweight in 2015, a slight improvement over rates in 2000 but not enough to meet goals and prevent global health consequences, according to a new study....
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Study: PR pros prioritizing owned and shared media

May 15, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
In its 2019 Global Communications Report, the Annenberg Center identifies how industry practitioners are putting a premium on social media and owned content, as well as technology’s impact. PR pros are anticipating “considerable” change in coming years, largely through technology advances, and are betting heavily on owned and shared media. In its 2019 Global Communications […] The post Study: PR pros prioritizing owned and shared media appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Eat well, exercise more: New global guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

May 15, 2019 , CNN Health
There's no effective treatment for dementia, which affects 50 million people worldwide, but the World Health Organization says there's much can be done to delay or slow the onset and progression of the disease....
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Phillip Morris halts global campaign featuring young influencers

May 14, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The depiction of an under-25 user of a vaporizer product ‘was a clear breach’ of its own policy, the company says, emphasizing that no laws were broken. Still, the FDA is keeping watch. Where there’s smoke—or vapor—there’s a potential PR firestorm. Phillip Morris International has stopped a global social media campaign after reporters discovered the […] The post Phillip Morris halts global campaign featuring young influencers appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Antibiotics after assisted births could stop thousands of infections

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice....
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Microsoft Launches $100m Development Centres In Nairobi And Lagos

May 14, 2019 , Forbes
In another sign of Africa's growing importance as a global hub for talent, Microsoft has launched a $100 million Africa Development Centre with offices in Kenya and Nigeria, just months after the launch of its first Azure data centers on the continent in South...
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How Databases Can Help Control Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

May 14, 2019 , Forbes
Data and data science may help in the fight against one of the WHO's 10 threats to global health in...
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Top vaccine makers Merck and Pfizer target China and older adults next

May 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
The four companies that now dominate global vaccine sales are Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi Pasteur and...
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Lawsuit Alleges Age, Race, Sex Discrimination At Mount Sinai Med School

May 12, 2019 , Forbes
The lawsuit named leadership of a global health institute and the Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine in New York...
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Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers'

May 11, 2019 , Reuters
Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-old woman in Russia....
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Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds

May 09, 2019 , Reuters
Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
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How Do You Find A Virus That's Completely Unknown? Study Says, Look To The Genome

May 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Viruses, the most abundant biological entities on earth, are a scourge on humanity, causing both chronic infections and global pandemics that can kill millions. Yet, the true extent of viruses that infect humans remains completely unknown. Some newly discovered viruses are recognized because of the ......
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Vast Majority Of Americans Think Children Should Be Vaccinated Despite Parents’ Beliefs On The Matter

May 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The new poll reveals that most Americans don't sympathize with the small, but vocal, anti-vaccination movement. Meanwhile, the measles cases in New York continue to climb, the World Health Organization issues a warning about the global outbreak, and school nurses play key role in the crisis....
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The Forum Of International Respiratory Societies Calls On Health Care Providers Worldwide To STOP For Asthma

May 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
On World Asthma Day, the American Thoracic Society joins the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and other founding members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) in recognizing this year’s theme: “STOP for asthma.” FIRS calls on global health care providers to STOP for asthma an......
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Drug-Resistant TB: A Clear And Present Danger

May 08, 2019 , Forbes
Drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (DR-TB) have emerged as a major global health threat. A new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit makes a compelling argument for ending this scourge. A new Lancet TB Commission provides a roadmap for ending...
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