7 low-cost wearables saving babies’ lives in developing countries

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7 low-cost wearables saving babies’ lives in developing countries
Image: Khushi Baby/Embrace Warmer/TermoTell All babies deserve a healthy start in life, but surviving and thriving as a newborn in the developing world can be particularly hard. Nearly 3 million infants die in their first week every year, according to the World Health Organization. Virtually all of those deaths a staggering 99 percent occur in […]

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NICE advice to look for ‘soft’ signs of child abuse – BBC News

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NICE advice to look for ‘soft’ signs of child abuse – BBC News
It says adults working with children should be alert to abuse and neglect if a child displays behaviours that are not normal for the child or for their age. Professionals should look out for signs like: Low self-esteem Wetting and soiling Recurrent nightmares Aggressive behaviour Withdrawing communication Habitual body rocking Indiscriminate contact or affection seeking […]

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South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts

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South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
(CNN)Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study. The two time points help define when lifespans in a population are extending due to improvements in maternal and child health as well as improved adult health. The average for women at birth […]

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Malaysia airport clear of VX nerve agent, officials say

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Malaysia airport clear of VX nerve agent, officials say
(CNN)No one at a Malaysian airport has gotten sick from exposure to VX nerve agent, which police say was used in the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, airport officials said Saturday. “No anomalies on the medical cases” have been reported at the clinic and the […]

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Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage – BBC News

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Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage – BBC News
She had been held at the facility since the start of February. She told the BBC she was unable to contact her lawyer and did not have the chance to get any clothes from her home. Related Topics Singapore Detention centres Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39099574

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Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s, says study

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Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s, says study
Research finds distinctive language deficits in people with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/21/long-winded-speech-could-be-early-sign-of-alzheimers-says-study

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Stem cell treatment changed the life of one guest at Trump’s speech

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Stem cell treatment changed the life of one guest at Trump’s speech
(CNN)A few years ago, Sarah Hughes could barely walk. She weighed 83 pounds and was crippled by constant pain due to a rare type of juvenile arthritis. Now, Hughes, a 25-year-old resident of Fulshear, Texas, feels stronger and happier. She is even planning nuptials as a new fiance, and she will be attending President Donald […]

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London Ontario Naturopath Dr. Negin – Acupuncture and Wellness

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London Ontario Naturopath Dr. Negin – Acupuncture and Wellness
London Ontario Naturopath Dr. Negin – Acupuncture and Wellness

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Zoos shouldnt be jails lets reimagine them and enjoy animals in the wild | Jules Howard

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Zoos shouldnt be jails  lets reimagine them and enjoy animals in the wild | Jules Howard
We shouldnt let animals die in entertainment venues. Urban zoos where we could view wildlife through VR would reinforce the conservation message It really is a damning report. Of more than 1,500 animals kept at Cumbrias South Lakes Safari zoo between December 2013 and September 2016, Barrow in Furness borough council is going to renew […]

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You’ve Believed These 14 Myths About Your Body For Years. But You’re Totally Wrong.

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You’ve Believed These 14 Myths About Your Body For Years. But You’re Totally Wrong.
You know you’re not supposed to believe everything you hear, but sometimes we all get a little gullible. Myths and old wives tales about our bodies have been around for ages telling us things that seem to make sense, but are totally false. And new myths pop up every day. Take a look at some […]

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Ernst runs into the anti-Trump resistance in rural Iowa

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Ernst runs into the anti-Trump resistance in rural Iowa
Maquoketa, Iowa (CNN)A rising star in the Senate Republican ranks ran into a mess in her home state Tuesday. Sen. Joni Ernst had planned a “veterans roundtable” in this tiny eastern Iowa town — far away from the anti-Trump and pro-Obamacare protests that have filled cities in recent weeks. It mirrored the playbook other Republican […]

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MPs criticise Theresa May and NHS over ‘bickering’ – BBC News

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MPs criticise Theresa May and NHS over ‘bickering’ – BBC News
But Mr Stevens, who appeared before the PAC in January, contradicted these government claims. Speaking to the committee, he said it was “stretching it” for the government to say so and that there were “substantial funding pressures”. The PAC called on both sides to work together “in the best interests of patients”. ‘Under threat’ It […]

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Japan’s next emperor announces readiness for Akihito to abdicate

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Japan’s next emperor announces readiness for Akihito to abdicate
Crown Prince Naruhito turns 57 and says he will share pain and joy of the people like his father, who wants to let him step down due to illness Japans Crown Prince Naruhito has marked his 57th birthday by announcing he is ready to become emperor upon the expected abdication of his father, Akihito. A […]

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David Cassidy reveals dementia after faltering on stage

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David Cassidy reveals dementia after faltering on stage
Partridge Family singer and actor says he will stop touring to concentrate on his health after forgetting lyrics and having a fall at recent shows Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/feb/21/david-cassidy-reveals-dementia-after-faltering-on-stage

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John Irving attacks ‘intolerant’ Trump in defence of political awards speeches

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John Irving attacks ‘intolerant’ Trump in defence of political awards speeches
Writer of The Cider House Rules laments new presidents threat to LGBT and abortion rights, and says winners at next weekends Oscars should be free to protest Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/20/john-irving-attacks-intolerant-trump-oscars-protest

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