Entries by Dr. Samuel Jones

The Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts

Healthline Newsletter follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork , @DocSamuelJones Tiger nuts, also known as chufa, yellow nutsedge or earth almonds, are not actually nuts, but rather edible tubers. They’re the size of a chickpea but wrinkly with a chewy texture and sweet nutty flavor similar to coconut. Tiger nuts were one of the first plants cultivated […]

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What Recent Policy Changes Has the White House Made to Funding the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Globally?

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork , @DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo in NYC on 4-2019 amfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research Overview On January 23, 2017, President Trump reinstated and significantly expanded the Mexico City Policy (MCP), which prohibits non- U.S.-based nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) from receiving U.S. global health funding if they perform, counsel […]

MEDICAL DELIVERY, DRONES ARE SAVING LIVES

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork , @DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo in NYC on 4-2019   Fortune January 16, 2019   Drones may one day make your life easier by delivering pizza, but today—in Rwanda—they are already playing a vital role in emergency medical services.

WHO’s Top Health Threats for 2019

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork , @DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo in NYC on 4-12-2019 March 19, 2019 JAMA     In its list of the top 10 global health threats for 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) identified noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease as a grave danger, causing more than 70% of deaths […]

Oversight of Supplements

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork , @DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo in NYC on 4-2019 JAMA March 19, 2019 News From the Food and Drug Administration The FDA recently announced plans to modernize and reform the regulation of dietary supplements, which are taken regularly by 3 of every 4 adults in the United States, according to the agency.

Less Sitting Improved Job Performance and Mood

Attend our Go Africa Health Expo 4-2019 JAMA Office workers who were encouraged to stand while they worked significantly decreased their sitting time and reported better psychological health and job performance, according to a study published in BMJ. Anita Slomski, MA

HIV Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork ,@DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo in NYC on 4-2019 JAMA January 10, 2019 HIV Viral Load and Transmissibility of HIV Infection In 2016, the Prevention Access Campaign, a health equity initiative with the goal of ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic as well as HIV-related stigma, launched the Undetectable = Untransmittable (U = U) initiative.1 U = U […]