Multimedia, Multicultural Maternal Health Public Education Campaign Launched

Multimedia, Multicultural Maternal Health Public Education Campaign Launched

BROOKLYN, NY – JANUARY 16: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso speaks at a press conference on maternal health outside Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn on January 16, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) BROOKLYN, NY: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso on November 16, launched a multimedia, multicultural maternal health public education campaign to connect Brooklynites […]

The Number of People With Diabetes in the Americas has More Than Tripled in Three Decades, PAHO Report Says

The Number of People With Diabetes in the Americas has More Than Tripled in Three Decades, PAHO Report Says

Washington D.C. 11 November 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – Growing rates of obesity, poor diets, and lack of physical activity, among other factors, have contributed to a more than three-fold increase in the number of adults living with diabetes in the Americas in the past 30 years according to a new report by the Pan American Health […]

Heads of State Commit to Noncommunicable Disease Global Compact to Save 50 Million Lives by 2030

Heads of State Commit to Noncommunicable Disease Global Compact to Save 50 Million Lives by 2030

Michael R. Bloomberg reappointed as WHO Global Ambassador of Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries New Gallup survey indicates strong global support for policies outlined in WHO report to combat growing public health burden of noncommunicable diseases Geneva / New York, 21 September 2022 –Today, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO, launched a new report calling […]

With the Americas Facing COVID-19 and Monkeypox, Prevention is key to Tackling Outbreaks and Protecting Public Health, PAHO Director Says

With the Americas Facing COVID-19 and Monkeypox, Prevention is key to Tackling Outbreaks and Protecting Public Health, PAHO Director Says

Washington D.C. 7 September 2022 (PAHO) – With the Americas now accounting for highest numbers of monkeypox cases in the world, and COVID-19 remaining a “significant threat” to the region, prevention is key to avoiding infection and protecting peoples’ health, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne said. Despite a decrease […]

Nearly 40% of Older Adult Brains Studied Showed Signs of Alzheimer’s-like Late Dementia

Nearly 40% of Older Adult Brains Studied Showed Signs of Alzheimer’s-like Late Dementia

Nearly 40% of older adults may experience brain damage caused by Limbic-predominant Age-related TDP-43 Encephalopathy (LATE), a form of dementia that is often mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease, according to an NIA-supported study recently published in Acta Neuropathologica. These results — based on autopsy, genetic, and clinical data — provide further support for the recognition of LATE as a […]

How Does Monkeypox Spread? An Epidemiologist Explains Why it Isn’t an STI and What Counts as Close Contact

How Does Monkeypox Spread? An Epidemiologist Explains Why it Isn’t an STI and What Counts as Close Contact

By Rebecca S.B. Fischer, The Conversation Monkeypox is caused by a virus that, despite periodic outbreaks, is not thought to spread easily from person to person and historically has not spurred long chains of transmission within communities. Now, many researchers are left scratching their heads as to why monkeypox seems to be propagating so readily […]

AdvantageCare Physicians Press Release: AdvantageCare Physicians Bring Vision and Hope to Haiti

Doctors from AdvantageCare Physicians travel abroad to provide medical care to Haitian communities in need.

AdvantageCare Physicians Press Release: AdvantageCare Physicians Bring Vision and Hope to Haiti

Photo: ACPNY’s Dr. Anika Michael and Dr. Benjeil Edghill sit with patients they cared for on medical mission to Haiti (Source: ACPNY) New York, NY – Ophthalmology specialists from AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY), one of the largest primary and specialty care practices in New York City, traveled to Haiti earlier this month on a medical mission […]

COVID-19 Stabilizes in the Region, but Countries Must Remain Vigilant against the Virus, Manage Other Health Emergencies, PAHO Director Says

With monkeypox infections reaching over 5000, and a case of polio type 2 reported in the United States, vaccines, medicines and surveillance are key.

COVID-19 Stabilizes in the Region, but Countries Must Remain Vigilant against the Virus, Manage Other Health Emergencies, PAHO Director Says

By PAHO Washington D.C. 27 July 2022 (PAHO) – While COVID-19 cases decreased in the Americas for the first time in five weeks, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F Etienne, has urged countries to remain alert to COVID-19 and other health issues, such as monkeypox, which was declared a public health emergency […]

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