US health officials make new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage and Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13 new warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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New pain organ discovered in the skin

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts. The discovery is being published in the journal Science. Pain More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Health research funding lags for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Clinical research funding continues to lag for the U.S. population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, even though the nation’s largest biomedical funding agency has pledged to prioritize More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Polio eradication: NPHC boss calls for political, funding commitments

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care (NPHC), Dr. Faisal Shuaib said the final steps toward Polio eradication in Nigeria require continued political commitment, funding, surveillance More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Rotary Ambassador commends stakeholders’ on polio campaigns

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Rotary International Polio Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Emeka Offor, has commended stakeholders in the country for their collective fight against polio. Offor, who is also the founder of Emeka More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Ensuring conducive environment for children’s learning, sustainable livelihood in Nigeria

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Worried by the level of insecurity in the country and its effects on children, an international nongovernmental organization, Save the Children, has called on governments at all levels, communities More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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US health officials make new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

US health officials make new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage and Americans from lighting up. More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Health research funding lags for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

Clinical research funding continues to lag for the U.S. population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, even though the nation’s largest biomedical funding agency has pledged to prioritize More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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New pain organ discovered in the skin

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts. The discovery is being published in the journal Science. Pain More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Measles cases triple globally: WHO

Measles cases have almost tripled year-on-year, according to new figures from the World Health Organization. Germany plans to make measles vaccinations compulsory for children from March. The World Health Organization More...