TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world’s oldest person died on Saturday, Kyodo news agency said. She was 117.Read more
The hypothermia bracelet, locally named ‘Bebi Kol Kilok, is a simple device that detects and alerts parents and caretakers of babies under 28 days old, if their body temperature goes beyond or below 36.5 degrees.Read more
The first 28 days of babies and their mother is crucial when it comes to ‘Neo-Natal Mortality’ rates in the country. In Papua New Guinea, 29 newborns die per 1000 live births and that is where midwifery skills come in.Read more
“I’m very energized about the potential of gene drive. (It’s) the kind of breakthrough we need to support,” Gates said.Read more
Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Tea infusions, as used for brewed tea, are still considered safe. Instant tea drinks are also fine as they contain lower levels of the antioxidants naturally present in green tea, Parma-based EFSA said.
Consuming too many of these antioxidants can be harmful, which is why the amount contained in supplements can have a harmful effect on the liver.Read more
Image: Bill Gates, Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation arrives to attend the Commonwealth Business Forum Banquet at theRead more
The Secretary pointed out that it was crucial that people on the ART drugs should continue to take what was prescribed for them. “The Department is doing its best with our partners to ensure medicines reach our stores and are available to those who need them.Read more
Dr Sapuri, says the current number of medical doctors is below the required rate. This he said authorities must work together to establish a standalone medical institution.Read more
By Jack Lapauve Jr – EMTV News, Port Moresby The Anglican Church of PNG has launched a new project toRead more
By Jack Lapauve Jr, EMTV – Port Moresby Former Chairman of the PNG Medical Board, Dr Mathias Sapuri, saysRead more