(CTN News) – A new COVID-19 screening tool relies on breathing to make testing easier, faster, and painless. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday authorized the use of a device that can detect COVID-19 in breath samples , a first for the agency. In a statement to Global News on Friday, Health Canada said it has not yet received an application. However, … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Breath Test Approved in The US, Here’s How It Could be Useful
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden said on Wednesday (Aug 3) that the Supreme Court and Republicans are clueless about the power of American women as he signed a second executive order aimed at protecting abortion rights. The order asks the federal health department to consider allowing Medicaid funds to be used to help facilitate out-of-state travel for abortions. Like Biden's … [Read more...] about Biden signs abortion order, says Republicans clueless about women’s power
Even today, the topic of sexually transmitted infections (STI) can be hard to broach – but perceptions seem to be slowly changing, and it's becoming increasingly acceptable to talk about sex and, by extension, sexual health. On Tiktok, public figures such as Jenelle Marie Pierce, creator of The STI Project – a US-based movement that focuses on breaking the STI stigma … [Read more...] about Are STI home test kits reliable?
by Kornwaree Panyasuppakun and Tim Newton “Many babies in Thailand are born to suit ‘auspicious days’ or the Obstetrician’s golf plans.” The expectant mother reported to the private hospital in Phuket where she and her husband had decided to have their first baby. When she walked in for her appointment with the Obstetrician the first question was when she wanted to … [Read more...] about Thai mothers caving to superstition or private hospital wishes when having babies
Herd immunity in Singapore can kick in when at least 80 per cent of the population have been vaccinated against Covid-19. This was the prediction made by the Health Ministry's chief health scientist, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, on Dec. 16, as reported by The Straits Times . 80% figure According to ST, Tan said it would be "prudent" for 80 per cent of the … [Read more...] about Herd immunity against Covid-19 in S’pore when 80% population vaccinated