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Health, Rights Groups Demand Tougher Anti-FGM Laws, Female genital mutilation

February 6, 2012

Health, Rights Groups Demand Tougher Anti-FGM Laws, Female genital mutilation

United Nations, international and human rights organizations are calling for an end to female genital mutilation and appealing for tougher legislation to halt the practice on the Ninth International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). FGM, a practice which dates back thousands of years, persists despite widespread recognition of its harmful more...

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Are Women different from Men?

December 14, 2011

Are Women different from Men?

A group of scientist in Leiden University and colleagues from the Toronto set out to conduct a research on what the really makes women different from men. Their research was based on the effects of the hormone estrogens on involuntary attention.   Outcome of their research shows that women differed from men only when they had high estrogens levels in their more...

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Foreign students Experience greater Loneliness in Netherlands

November 6, 2011

Foreign students Experience greater Loneliness in Netherlands

Feelings of Loneliness Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling which makes a person experience strong sense of emptiness and solitude resulting from inadequate level of social relationships. Some have describes loneliness as social pain. Loneliness is a state of mind. It causes people to feel empty, alone and unwanted. People who are lonely often crave for human contact more...

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Andropause, the Male Menopause

October 25, 2011

Andropause, the Male Menopause

Most people are aware that menopause is exclusively for women. But there is also andropause for every male often above fifty years with serious hormonal changes in the body. Some argue that andropause could occur between 40 to 55 years; but it could also begin as early as 35 years or as late as 65 years.   Andropause is conveniently used to describe the stage more...

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“Every Woman, Every Child”, an Initiative to save lives

October 18, 2011

“Every Woman, Every Child”, an Initiative to save lives

" When world community delivers for every woman, every child, it advances better life for all".  This statement is made by the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, in New York on Tuesday, 20th September, 2011. Every woman, every child initiative was launched by the UN in 2010 with intention of saving the lives of 16 million women and children by 2015. It aims to more...

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Massive food poisoning in Eastern China

August 30, 2011

Massive food poisoning in Eastern China

On Monday, 29th August 2011, in the Eastern province of China, Jiangxi, there has been massive food poisoning.   The incidence occurred in a particular hotel in Yichun when many people began complaining after meal time.   So far about 35 people have been hospitalized due to the incidence. The police is investigating the issue. Meanwhile, business at more...

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The debate on Euthanasia

August 29, 2011

The debate on Euthanasia

Generally,Euthanasia is performed by lethal injection, using drugs as those on death row are executed. Euthanasia is the process of painlessly helping a terminally ill person to die. Known also assisted suicide or mercy, euthanasia is illegal for humans in the United States. Generally, euthanasia is performed by lethal injection, using the same drugs as those on more...

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Drinking Enough water is essential for our health

August 15, 2011

Drinking Enough water is essential for our health

Many health experts advice on how important it is for a person to drink enough water daily. This is because water in the body prevents dehydration and enough water in the body also can give a healthy skin. Water is also important for the body as it flush toxins and reduces high risk of heart attack.   Again, water cushions and lubricates a person’s joints more...

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Global Efforts to Prevent and Defeat Hepatitis

July 28, 2011

Global Efforts to Prevent and Defeat Hepatitis

The United Nations has announced Thursday, 28th July as World Hepatitis Day set aside to draw attention to the fact that Hepatitis is spreading, and everyone can be affected by it.   The Director General of World Health Organisation, Margeret Chan explains that “we know what needs to be done. Viral hepatitis is one of the most prevalent and serious infectious more...

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Stress Management; Prevention, Control and Coping Tips

July 18, 2011

Stress Management; Prevention, Control and Coping Tips

Many things happen to us on daily basis that has the possibility of giving us stress. The bills keeps coming, sometimes even the 24 hours within a day seems too short for us as we have so much to get done. Our career and family responsibilities also demand a lot from us. Amidst all factors that increase stress in our lives, it is important to think that we are in more...

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