Category Archives: News

Hashem Foods factory lacked fire safety system: official

The building did not have any fire extinguisher or an emergency exit route, according to officials. Lt Col Zillur Rahman, the Fire Service’s director of operations, said the building, spanning approximately 35,000 square feet, only had two exit staircases. However, a building of this size needed to have at least four to five staircases, according… Read More »

Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »

Woman with fibromyalgia blasts people who judge her for parking in disabled spot

A young woman, with fibromyalgia, has hit out at people who judge her for parking in disabled spaces because she “doesn’t look disabled.” Rhiannon, from Melbourne Australia, took to TikTok following an altercation with an old man, who questioned whether she should have the right to a disabled badge, purely based on the way she… Read More »

5 steps to conquer your continence with talkhealth

World Continence Week is an annual health campaign organised by WFIPP (World Federation of Incontinence and Pelvic Problems) and globally backed by ICS (International Continence Society). Running from 21 – 27 June, the awareness campaign aims to overcome the unnecessary stigma surrounding continence and highlight the impact that urinary incontinence has on the 3 million… Read More »

Meet the woman behind one of Ireland’s Death Cafes: ‘Their popularity has surged during pandemic’

A nurse, a teacher, and a journalist log in to a Zoom. ups of tea and coffee in hand, they are participating in an online ‘Death Café’.  These people are meeting today because they share something in common: they are all going to die. Death Cafes bring people from all walks of life together to… Read More »

Increase of Certain Fatty Acids Can Help Reduce Migraine Severity

Migraine is among the biggest reasons for disability worldwide. Current treatment options are sometimes inadequate for providing complete relief for sufferers. Research has found that a change in diet provides one more option sufferers are able to use in their attempt to have less headaches and migraines. Polyunsaturated fatty acids, which the body doesn’t produce,… Read More »