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Ghanaian plastic surgeon to the stars begins yearly Africa tour to treat patients with disfiguring deformities

DR Michael K. Obeng, a board-certified plastic surgeon, philanthropist and health consultant based in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, will be visiting Johannesburg and Nairobi during his Africa tour as well as leading a R.E.S.T.O.R.E mission to Gabon in June. R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide provides free reconstructive surgery and related medical services to children and adults in various African countries with disfiguring deformities ...

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Recalls of Foods & Dietary Supplements

Food producers recall their products from the marketplace when the products are mislabeled or when the food may present a health hazard to consumers because the food is contaminated or has caused a foodborne illness outbreak. This page provides links to 20 recently posted food recalls. Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts makes available all recent recall information by product ...

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FDA approves new treatment for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of fracture

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Evenity (romosozumab-aqqg) to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of breaking a bone (fracture). These are women with a history of osteoporotic fracture or multiple risk factors for fracture, or those who have failed or are intolerant to other osteoporosis therapies. More than 10 million people in the U.S. have ...

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FDA warns public not to use unapproved or uncleared medical devices to help assess or diagnose a concussion

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public not to use medical devices marketed to consumers that claim to help assess, diagnose or manage head injury, including concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or mild TBI. In a new safety communication, the FDA warned that such tools — such as apps on a smartphone marketed to coaches or ...

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Bodybuilding supplements may cause liver damage – Says study

Source: Pulse.com.gh The supplement aisle is filled with powders and pills that promise to help you build muscle mass naturally. But a new study says those supposed gains may cost you a healthy liver. Study participants who took over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements experienced liver problems, such as jaundice, yellowing of the eyes or skin, and stomach pain. Nearly three-fourths of the ...

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What’s The Best Weight For Your Height And Age?

Source.msn.com Read The Rest Of This Story Where It Originally Appeared With age comes the changes in weight. But according to experts it is not just weight that changes over time as people should also reconsider the pounds they want to achieve by looking at their current age and height. A previous Gallup poll showed that 60 percent of Americans ...

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Childlessness: Natural fertility drugs to the rescue!

Generally, in the African society, whenever there are problems of infertility among couples, the first person to be suspected is the wife. She may be accused of having done several abortions as a single girl, through which her womb may have been damaged. Yet, she may be innocent, as studies have shown that male factors account for between 20 and ...

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12 Foods With Super-Healing Powers

A healthy and wholesome diet contains of all the essential nutrients and minerals that hold the power to energize, heal and strengthen our body. Nature has the perfect remedy to get rid of all ailments without causing any side-effects, and these nutrients can be derived from only one source: whole and nutritious superfoods. We picked out one dozen super-healing foods ...

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