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For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy
International News, Research

For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy

Doctors at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from diabetes by an innovative, unique method of treatment. They are claiming that with this treatment, the patient needn’t take any kind of insulin injections or any other kind of medication for treating themselves against diabetes. In…

Depression: Let’s Talk – A WHD Campaign
Events, International News

Depression: Let’s Talk – A WHD Campaign

World Health Day is celebrated each year on 7th April to provide an exclusive occasion to rally action aimed at a specific health topic of concern to people worldwide. The theme of the 2017 World Health Day campaign is depression, with the aim that more people with depression seek and receive help. Depression is an…

Morocco eliminates trachoma – the leading infectious cause of blindness
International News

Morocco eliminates trachoma – the leading infectious cause of blindness

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledged the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem in Morocco. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. Transmitted through contact with eye and nose discharge of infected people, particularly young children, it affects populations in 42 countries, and is responsible for blindness or visual impairment in…

World Diabetes Day Celebrated all over the world
International News

World Diabetes Day Celebrated all over the world

Pakistan is beginning to take action to respond to the challenge of diabetes but progress needs to be made on a national plan and preventive policies, as well as monitoring and surveillance. The Member Association reports that diabetes and NCD services are insufficient due to budget restraints and inadequate distribution of funding. A NCD plan…

Kentucky College of Optometry Announces Collaboration Agreement with Cassini
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Kentucky College of Optometry Announces Collaboration Agreement with Cassini

Pikeville, KY: Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) at the University of Pikeville has announced a collaboration with Cassini to provide the next generation of optometrists with the most innovative corneal analysis using the Cassini Corneal Shape Analyzer.  With this announcement, KYCO becomes the first optometry school to include the Cassini in their education program.  The agreement is aimed at improving education and research in key…

New Inhaled Antibiotic Promising in Bronchiectasis
International News

New Inhaled Antibiotic Promising in Bronchiectasis

LOS ANGELES: For patients with non–cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, an investigational inhaled powder form of ciprofloxacin can significantly reduce the frequency of exacerbations, results from the phase 3 RESPIRE 1 trial show. “This is the first large, double-blind, randomized inhaled antibiotic trial to suggest efficacy in non–cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis,” said lead investigator Kevin Winthrop, MD, from Oregon Health &…

Haiti’s Ministry of Health organizing a vaccination campaign against cholera in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew, supported by PAHO-WHO, UNICEF and other partners
International News

Haiti’s Ministry of Health organizing a vaccination campaign against cholera in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew, supported by PAHO-WHO, UNICEF and other partners

Haiti: The Haitian Ministry of Health (MSPP) is setting up  a vaccination campaign against cholera in areas ravaged by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO). The decision of WHO and other member of the Global Task Force for Cholera Control to approve the request…

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