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World Breastfeeding Week 2020

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration held every year since 1992 between 1st - 7th of August in more than 120 countries. O...

August 02, 2020

Infant and Young Child Feeding

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Adopting optimal feeding practices is fundamental to a child’s survival, growth and development, but too few children benefit. Proper feeding of infants and young children can increase their chances of survival. It can also promote optimal growth and development, especially in the critical window from birth to 2 years of age.

August 01, 2020

World Breastfeeding Week 2020

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World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration held every year since 1992 between 1st - 7th of August in more than 120 countries. Organized by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), WHO and UNICEF, the WBW has the primary goal to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life and improve the health of babies around the world.

July 31, 2020

What are Moderate, Severe and Critical COVID-19?

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Whilst the majority of people experience a mild or asymptomatic coronavirus infection, some people will have far more serious and even life-threatening symptoms and complications.

What are Asymptomatic and Mild COVID-19?

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues its spread around the world, we're learning more and more how different groups of people experience COVID-19. Everybody is talking about mild, moderate, severe, and critical cases of COVID-19. What does this all mean?

July 30, 2020

Anaphylaxis: Overview, Causes, Symptoms, Testing, Treatment and Prognosis

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Anaphylaxis is an extreme form of allergic reaction. It can cause swelling of the lips and tongue, breathing problems, collapse and loss of consciousness. Anaphylaxis can cause death and is therefore a medical emergency.

Allergies and Allergic Reactions: Overview, Causes, Types, Testing and Treatment

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Allergies are the body's response to a substance called an allergen. Allergens themselves may not be harmful. However, in some people, things that are usually harmless can provoke a reaction.

July 29, 2020

Natural Remedies for the Common Cold

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As days get shorter and temperatures go down, many of us will find ourselves fighting off well-known cold symptoms, including a sore throat, a runny nose, coughing and blocked sinuses.

July 26, 2020

How to Lose Weight | The Sure Path to Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)

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To lose weight, your total 'energy in' needs to be less than your total 'used up energy'. In other words, you need to eat less and move more. This article discusses research evidence and points out essential tips for safe and assured weight loss.

July 24, 2020

Any Safe and Effective Home Remedies for COVID-19 Infection?

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The internet is rife with unproven home remedies for COVID-19. We look at some of them and uncover what works, what doesn't and what is downright dangerous.

July 15, 2020

Childhood Obesity

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If your child is overweight or obese, they have an increased risk of developing various health problems and are more likely to become an overweight adult.

July 08, 2020

WHO Says 'Evidence Emerging' of Airborne Transmission of Covid 19

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged that there is "evidence emerging" that the coronavirus that causes Covid 19 disease can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air.

July 07, 2020

Obesity and Overweight

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If you are obese or overweight, you have an increased risk of developing various health problems, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

July 03, 2020

How to Get Some Good Sleep in the Summer Heatwave

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Summer is a great season but it comes at a cost. Many people love the outdoors and the sun during this period, but it can also have those heat waves which can be exasperating especially when you need to sleep.

June 30, 2020

What Overeating Does to Your Body

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Most people have experienced it at least once before. For whatever reason—a holiday, special occasion or maybe just due to stress—they overindulge their appetite and overeat. The expression “you are what you eat” is a cliché because it is true. The worse food you put in your body, especially in excess quantities, the worse you will feel.

June 28, 2020

WHO Urges Vigilance Using Mr Bean’s Essential COVID-19 Checklist (VIDEO)

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Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO), Project Everyone and Tiger Aspect Productions have partnered to launch a Public Service Announcement (PSA) using global comedy cartoon star, Mr Bean to remind people about the importance of washing hands, physical distancing and showing kindness.