Tag Archives: Fight

As New Coronavirus Spread, China’s Old Habits Delayed Fight

WUHAN, China — A mysterious illness had stricken seven patients at a hospital, and a doctor tried to warn his medical school classmates. “Quarantined in the emergency department,” the doctor, Li Wenliang, wrote in an online chat group on Dec. 30, referring to patients. “So frightening,” one recipient replied, before asking about the epidemic that… Read More »

Singapore ramps up coronavirus fight

Schools in Singapore have asked parents to declare overseas holiday plans as authorities screened travellers at air, land and sea checkpoints, to combat the spread of a deadly flu virus that has revived memories of the SARS pandemic in 2003. The Southeast Asian travel hub confirmed its first case of the coronavirus strain on Thursday,… Read More »

Miriam Stoppard: Tackling food ignorance in kids will help fight obesity

A few years ago I was attached to a programme in India which was aimed at curbing childhood obesity. There were many approaches but one of the most successful was helping the mothers of families to cook more healthily. This approach relied on a very powerful secret weapon, schoolchildren. At school, the kids learned about… Read More »

Using soup to fight off malaria

[unable to retrieve full-text content]An experimental study tests 56 traditional soup broths and finds that some of them contain ingredients that have antimalarial properties. Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today