Growing up with arthritis: Simon’s journey to finding a career

My name is Simon. I’m 21, I’m at university and I have got juvenile idiopathic arthritis. My Mum had arthritis, but a different type so it was osteoarthritis I was three at the time and she noticed that one toe and one finger were starting to look a little bit miss-formed so she took me […]

Dr. Kyari – Part II – Light for the World and Glaucoma

(Interviewer) How do you think this programme that Light for the World is implementing will contribute to overcoming this problem of glaucoma in sub-Saharan Africa? (Dr. Kyari) I think it is fantastic because NGOs have not really been looking into glaucoma as a disease itself maybe even in the eye health programmes they focus on […]

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Norovirus outbreak hits 60 schools with health officials called in and pupils sent home – Live News

AN OUTBREAK of norovirus has hit 60 schools with some forced to close their doors, it’s reported  Health officials were called in after hundreds of children were off sick across the North East of England this week  Local authorities are working with Public Health England’s health protection team due to the high number of absences […]

News: Improving Health with the Power of Purple

[ Silence ]>>Inside the university greenhouse, biology professor Zheng Hui He is using science to find ways to help improve human health and nutrition, and it all starts with tomatoes, purple tomatoes.>>Zheng Hui He: There’s a national trend that the help promoting fruits and vegetables. We’re supposed to eat the five portions a day, and […]

Ebola Found in Patient’s Eye After Recovery

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. After being released from an Atlanta hospital, Dr. Ian Crozier had every reason to believe he was free of the Ebola virus, but it turns out he wasn’t. Less than two months after his release, doctors say Ebola had taken over the patients left eye. Dr. Crozier contracted […]

What Causes of Glaucoma | Glaucoma Eye Disease

Welcome to Health and Care. Today we will discuss about Glaucoma. What is Glaucoma ? Glaucoma is a term for a group of eye disorders which result in damage to the optic nerve. This is most often due to increased pressure in the eye. The disorders can be roughly divided into two main categories: “open-angle” […]