Every year, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die. Cigarette smoking is the #1 cause of lung cancer. It is linked to 80% to 90% of all lung cancers. – CDC
African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina has saluted Egypt’s strong macroeconomic performance, its improved ranking in the ‘Doing Business Index,’ and the success of major projects in which the Bank is supporting Egypt, lessons that can be learned for the development and the integration of the continent.
Findings reveal tripling of blood levels of TMAO from red meat diet, but dietary effects can be reversed Researchers have identified another reason to limit red meat consumption: high levels of a gut-generated chemical called trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), that also… Read More ›
Country Director UNDP Sierra Leone, Samuel Doe, has urged rural communities in the small West African country to stay healthy by accessing and helping in maintaining health facilities in their localities.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) co-hosted a conference of seven nations in Djibouti this week to strengthen the humanitarian response to migrants in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Gulf countries on the eve of UN-sponsored peace talks between warring factions in Yemen.
The management and staff of Specimen News wish happy birthday to Mrs. Isatu Aziz Kamara! This medium joins the friends and family in Sierra Leone and the United States of America in congratulating Mrs. Kamara as she celebrate her natal-day… Read More ›
Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health.