Trump’s health secretary resigns in travel flap

U.S. President Donald Trump’s health secretary resigned Friday, after his costly travel triggered investigations that overshadowed the administration’s agenda and angered his boss. Tom Price’s regrets and partial repayment couldn’t save his job. The Health and Human Services secretary became the first member of the president’s Cabinet to be pushed out in a turbulent young administration that has seen several high-ranking White House aides ousted. A former GOP congressman from the Atlanta suburbs, Mr. Price served less than eight months. Mr. Trump has dismissed and accepted the resignations of a…

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Ulster University invests £2m in new health technology hub

ULSTER University has announced a £2 million investment in a new health centre, it pledges will produce ‘life-changing and life-saving technology’. The Health Technology Hub, will create four new posts and be housed within the Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre (NIBEC) in the School of Engineering at the Jordanstown campus. The new facility will centralise core expertise to support the rapid development of new healthcare technology with support from clinicians and will access expertise from the Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC), the BioDevices Lab, the Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre…

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Ulster University invests £2m in new health technology hub

ULSTER University has announced a £2 million investment in a new health centre, it pledges will produce ‘life-changing and life-saving technology’. The Health Technology Hub, will create four new posts and be housed within the Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre (NIBEC) in the School of Engineering at the Jordanstown campus. The new facility will centralise core expertise to support the rapid development of new healthcare technology with support from clinicians and will access expertise from the Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC), the BioDevices Lab, the Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre…

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World Health Organization spent more on plane tickets and hotels than AIDS and malaria

The World Health Organization reportedly spent more money last year on traveling around the globe, than they did on actually combating the world’s illnesses. The health agency spent approximately $200 million on plane tickets, hotel accommodation and other travel expenses—more than its combined spending to tackle AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and hepatitis, according to an investigation by the Associated Press on May 21. The organization may be a global entity, but it is funded by taxpayers via states’ contributions to the United Nations. The allegations around WHO’s travel spending are hard…

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Cash-strapped World Health Organization slammed for high travel costs

JEROME DELAY/AP L ONDON — Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, traveled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country’s president in celebrating the world’s first Ebola vaccine. After praising health workers in West Africa for their triumph over the lethal virus, Chan spent the night in the presidential suite at the beach-side Palm Camayenne hotel. The suite, equipped with marble bathrooms and a dining room that seats eight, has an advertised price of 900 euros ($1,008) per night. Some say such luxurious accommodations send the…

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Best Tips to Remember While Using Health Supplements

Keeping healthy is the new fitness regime these days. For this, people spend hours at the gym and follow crazy diet plans. Do you really think you will be able to put that amount of dedication to exercise and food? If you are a complete foodie who loves to try different kinds of foods, then it would be really difficult to control the urge to eat food. What you need to do is use health supplements that provide the same results as diets and exercises. Over the years, many people…

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Why Public Health Students Are Preparing for Zika Outbreaks

The University of Arizona and a lot of top universities with Public Health departments or majors are taking active steps towards preparing their students to deal with Zika outbreaks. The Zika virus has been causing a lot of problems worldwide, including over 300 cases of infection in the United States. The virus is also considered to be more dangerous due to the fact that it doesn’t always produce immediate symptoms. The only accurate way of detecting such cases is through a complete blood work. Other facts about the Zika virus…

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WHO: Ebola no longer an ‘extraordinary’ health event

Ebola is no longer an “extraordinary” health event, the World Health Organisation has said. The disease that killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa during its most recent outbreak doesn’t pose as much of a threat as it once did, and the risk of it spreading around the world is low, a committee formed by the health group concluded. The disease was declared an international emergency in August 2014, and described at the time as a “serious” threat other countries. Members of the Emergency Committee, created to monitor the situation in…

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The Fatty Fish Oil Variety for Better Health

The type of oil comes from the fatty fish variety and at times the same is also known as oily fish. The group of fishes include Sardine, Tuna, Mackerel, Salmon, Herring, Trout and the rest. These are fartty fish but they are not actually harmful for the human health. Moreover, the fishes have high content of healthy and natural mono and polyunsaturated fat types and they also have the lower levels of the detrimental saturated fats. The oil in truth contains two types of omega 3 fatty acids. The first…

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Teenage Health Issues How To Manage With Proper Diet

Teenagers who take healthy diets look and feel good. Their bodies need energy and nutrients to grow and work properly. A healthy diet means eating a collection of foods that give the body the right number of calories depending on how active the teenager is. Avoid fad diets which most teenager fall for and take an advice from a nutritionist or a doctor. Get Started 1. Don’t skip the breakfast. Skipping meals does not help to lose weight but contributes to poor health because the body misses out the essential…

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