Smart Tips to make using cell phone safer

Smart Tips to make using cell phone safer

World Health Organization statement that cell phones may cause cancer will make many people think twice before making the phone call. The gadget that may linked to brain cancer make many people worried but there’s a tips to minimize health risks. Use a headset. Sounds obvious, but headsets emit much less radiation than cell phones do, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and they keep your cell phone away from your head. The farther…

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MERS outbreak: WHO chief says efforts in containing deadly virus ‘on very good footing’

MERS outbreak: WHO chief says efforts in containing deadly virus ‘on very good footing’

SEOUL, June 18 ? WHO chief Margaret Chan expressed guarded optimism today over South Korea’s ability to contain a MERS outbreak, saying it was now “on a very good footing” after an initially slow response to the virus which has killed 23 people. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has spread at an alarmingly rapid pace in Asia’s fourth-largest economy since the first case was diagnosed on May 20, infecting 165 in what is the largest outbreak…

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Information about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

Information about Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a respiratory disease caused by a coronavirus called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness in humans ranging from the common cold to severe respiratory illness. Coronaviruses can also infect animals. MERS-CoV is a type of coronavirus. MERS-CoV was first detected in April 2012 and this particular virus has not been seen in humans before then. MERS-CoV used to be…

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New treatment approach for asthma

New treatment approach for asthma

The new research at Cardiff University in the UK found a potential root cause of asthma has been identified, along with a novel treatment using an existing drug. Dr Samantha Walker, Director of Research and Policy at Asthma UK said ‘ If this research proves successful, we may be just a few years away from a new treatment for asthma, and we urgently need further investment to take this development further through clinical trials’. Asthma…

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