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Sugar Content in Juice for Kids Extremely High, Finds Survey

Source:medpagetoday.com Nearly half of the drinks in the U.K. survey contained day’s worth of sugar in one serving Fruit drinks, including fruit juice and smoothies, marketed to children in the U.K. have extremely high amounts of sugar, according to a new study. Among 203 products that researchers looked at, nearly half contained the entire daily recommended maximum intake of 19 ...

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Over 800 people quarantined in Guinea over Ebola

The medical authorities in Guinea say they have traced hundreds of people who may have come into contact with the Ebola virus after a fresh outbreak left four people dead in the south east of the country. The Reuters news agency is quoting a spokesman for Guinea’s Ebola co-ordination unit talking on state television saying that 816 people from 107 ...

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CSM kills 18 in Northern region

Eighteen people have been confirmed dead in newly recorded cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in two neighboring districts of the Northern region- Bole and Sawla-Tuna-Kalba. The deaths have been recorded within a spate of three months, health officials in the region have confirmed. 106 more individuals have also been reportedly infected with the disease. A nurse at the Bole hospital ...

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Chaos in Korle Bu sign of transformation – CEO

….“I also want to be remembered for the transformation. Where a time will come, you and I will enter Korle Bu and you don’t have to know anybody for you to be able to get the services you want. The Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Dr. Gilbert Buckle has said the tensions that have engulfed the ...

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Low Testosterone: How Low Can It Go?

By Chris Iliades, MD | Medically reviewed by Cynthia Haines, MD for everydayhealth.com Most men don’t need to worry about dangerously low testosterone, but you should know the symptoms. Find out about really low T and its warning signs. As if erectile dysfunction weren’t enough to worry about, low testosterone weighs on the minds of many men. Throughout your life, ...

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10 Essential Facts About the Zika Virus

Source:everydayhealth.com If you’ve heard about the Zika virus and are wondering what it is, you’re not alone. Cases of this emerging infectious disease are soaring in the Americas and “spreading explosively,” according to World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan, MD. Several states are reporting cases of U.S. travelers bringing the infection back with them, and health officials in Texas have confirmed a case of sexual transmission of ...

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The new menace :Zika virus

Source:CDC Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. First case of transmission trough sexual intercourse has been recorded in the USA.The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon. In ...

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10 High-Protein Power Snacks

By Charlotte Libov Reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD 1 / 9 Power Up Your Plate With dieting’s emphasis on low-fat, low-carb, and low-calorie, one essential ingredient for weight loss is often left out of the mix: protein. Numerous studies, including one recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association have shown that skipping high-protein foods may lead to ...

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