The Malta Independent 10 July 2020, Friday

Health

Knee pain

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 10:04 Last update: about 30 days ago

Knee pain is one of the most common ailments and can affect patients of any age particularly the older generation. The knee joint is made up of three main bones called the femur (thigh bone),...

Telehealth Dental Hygiene

Friday, 29 May 2020, 11:58 Last update: about 2 months ago

Easy to follow oral home care guides for the elderly, children and the general public on Public Broadcasting Services to assist in maintaining oral health, general health and quality of...

Potential gene therapy to combat cocaine addiction

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 07:40 Last update: about 2 months ago The Conversation

Have you ever slipped when trying to avoid sugar, quit smoking, or break another habit or addiction? Usually that one piece of cake or one cigarette won't ruin your whole plan, but for people...

Changing counts reveal inexact science of calorie labels

Monday, 25 May 2020, 08:18 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the nuts may have even less. Calorie counting can be a simple way...

Another opioid crisis is raging through the developing world

Monday, 18 May 2020, 08:34 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Reports rolled in with escalating urgency — pills seized by the truckload, pills swallowed by schoolchildren, pills in the pockets of dead terrorists.  These pills, the world has been told,...

Brain differences may be tied to obesity, kids' study says

Friday, 15 May 2020, 10:15 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

New results  from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce...

Telehealth Occupational Therapy

Friday, 8 May 2020, 14:51 Last update: about 2 months ago

Telehealth Occupational Therapy is a new project launched on Monday 11 May 2020 by the Directorate Allied Health Care Services, through the office of the Director General Health Care Services -...

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