‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade NEW YORK. KAZINFORM The head of the UN health agency, WHO, has set out his urgent global health challenges for the next ten years – designated the «Decade of Action» by the UN General Assembly» – and underscored the importance of investing in public health, in a statement released on Monday.
WHO says no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of novel coronavirus GENEVA. KAZINFORM Despite the first exported case of novel coronavirus from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that there is no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission based on available information.
Study links home-cooked meals to higher diet quality CHICAGO. KAZINFORM Americans who cook meals at home frequently are more likely to have an overall better quality diet, but the association between cooking at home and diet quality differs between high- and low-income populations, according to a study posted on the website of the University of Michigan (UM) on Monday.
Exposure to farm environment helps prevent children asthma: Hong Kong study HONG KONG. KAZINFORM An anti-inflammatory protein called TNFAIP3 was found to be a key factor in childhood asthma development and farm dust exposure can restore the level of TNFAIP3, the Chinese University of Hong Kong made the results public on Thursday.
Healthcare Ministry determined to suspend Dr.Bro dental clinic services NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Records based on the results of the inspection held at the Dr.Bro dental clinic in Nur-Sultan will reach the trial to have its services suspended. As earlier reported, a child fell into a coma following a dental visit.
Neglect, trauma in childhood can have negative outcomes later on: report LONDON. KAZINFORM Traumatic events that occur during childhood can increase later in life the risk of experiencing a range of health issues such as developing heart disease, and poor social outcomes such as involvement in crime, said a report released Tuesday by the London Assembly Health Committee.
Proton therapy as effective as standard radiation with fewer side effects: study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM Cancer patients who receive high-tech proton therapy experience similar cure rates and fewer serious side effects compared with those who undergo traditional X-ray radiation therapy, according to a study published Thursday in the medical journal JAMA Oncology.