Tags : diseases

Army of pink clops in to wave flag on breast

The 11th edition of Pink Caravan Ride, an annual breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based non-profit Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), will ride into 2021 in a unique format in February with the participation of equestrian clubs from every emirate, and will be marked by 42 days of free health screenings for men and women […]...Read More

World AIDS Day 2020: A call to revive the fight,

Each year on the first of December, we as a sprawling but interlinked society must take a moment to step back and reflect upon the millions of lives lost to an epidemic spanning over an age of four decades. To celebrate the scientific achievements cast over time, and pledge to work in even more inclusive […]...Read More

Indian capital stings back at Dengue, reports zero disease-related deaths

In the second last week of north-Indian state Delhi’s anti-dengue campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the national capital has again defeated the mosquito-borne tropical disease. “Owing to the aggressive campaign by the Delhi government this year, no dengue-related death has been reported in the national capital. Delhi has again defeated dengue this […]...Read More

28th October in history

Disney and Alessia Cara released the song “How Far I’ll Go” for the film “Moana” on this day in 2016. Did you know that: • “Gulliver’s Travels” by Jonathan Swift was published by Benjamin Motte in London on this day in 1726• An Air China (Mainland China) jetliner was hijacked by disgruntled pilot Yuan Bin […]...Read More

Three win Nobel Medical Prize for Hepatitis C discovery, a

Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton won the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio’s work identified a major […]...Read More