WEEKLY HEALTH NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Does Magnesium Help Boost Fertility?

Magnesium is an essential mineral, similar to zinc or iron, that helps the body remain healthy and function properly.

 https://www.healthdigest.com/938956/does-magnesium-help-boost-fertility/?utm_campaign=clip

Legislators reject mandatory vaccination

Parliament has rejected the proposed compulsory vaccination of adults that is provided for under the Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

https://www.independent.co.ug/legislators-reject-compulsory-vaccination/

WHO report shows poorer health outcomes for many vulnerable refugees and migrants

Around the world, millions of refugees and migrants in vulnerable situations, such as low-skilled migrant workers, face poorer health outcomes than their host communities, especially where living and working conditions are sub-standard, according to the first WHO World report on the health of refugees and migrants.

https://www.who.int/news/item/20-07-2022-who-report-shows-poorer-health-outcomes-for-many-vulnerable-refugees-and-migrants

Rise in viagra sales sows worries for Puntland politicians

If administered under a doctor’s watch, viagra, also known as sildenafil, can help treat impotence and erectile dysfunction by increasing blood flow to particular areas of the body, such as men’s sexual organs.

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/tea/science-health/rise-in-viagra-sales-sows-worries-for-puntland-politicians-3886134

Monkeypox: WHO declares the highest alert over the outbreak

‘The monkeypox outbreak has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization.

The classification is the highest alert that the WHO can issue and follows a worldwide upsurge in cases.

 https://www.bbc.com/news/health-62279436

Tanzania confirms outbreak of leptospirosis

Tanzania has confirmed 20 cases of leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that has claimed three lives, in the southern region of Lindi.

https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/tea/science-health/tanzania-confirms-outbreak-of-leptospirosis-3883916

Polio: New York reports first US case in nearly a decade

State health officials say that a young adult in New York has become the first US resident in almost a decade to contract polio.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-62260454

WHO releases global COVID-19 vaccination strategy update to reach unprotected

The global COVID-19 vaccination rollout is the biggest and fastest in history but many of those at most significant risk remain unprotected – only 28% of older people and 37% of health care workers in low-income countries have received their primary course of vaccines and most have not received booster doses

 https://www.who.int/news/item/22-07-2022-who-releases-global-covid-19-vaccination-strategy-update-to-reach-unprotected

Why Energy Drinks Could Be Making You Tired

People are clearly searching for added energy, but what happens when the products marketed to give you energy actually end up making you feel more tired than you were, to begin with?

https://www.healthdigest.com/938996/why-energy-drinks-could-be-making-you-tired/?utm_campaign=clip