Tag Archives: Global

DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared global health emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”. The move may encourage wealthy donor countries to provide more cash. But the WHO stopped short of saying borders should be closed, saying the risk of the disease spreading outside the region was… Read More »

Global Forgiveness Day 2019 Date: History, Significance & Theme Associated to the Day to Forgive and Be Forgiven

Representational Image (Photo Credits: File Image) Forgiving others will not solve or fix anybody’s mistake. But, it will at least release us from holding grudges and carrying bitterness in our heart. It even allows us to move on, much happier. To uphold this act, people across the world, celebrates Global Forgiveness Day. Observed on July… Read More »

How One Entrepreneur Is Creating A Global Online Community For People With Alopecia

Nichola McAvoy (second left) with Ally members. Ally Sixteen years ago, Nichola McAvoy was diagnosed with alopecia. Despite being surrounded by people who support her, traveling the world has meant she has often had to find new friends who are just as understanding.  But forming relationships with people who get you and the things you’re… Read More »

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

Global study identifies genetic risk factors linked to bipolar disorder

A global team of researchers have identified 30 areas of the human genome where variations in genetic code can increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder. The study, conducted by the Bipolar Disorder Workgroup of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, compared genetic variations in over 29,000 people with bipolar disorder, including more than 4,000 from the Bipolar… Read More »