Entries by Dr. Samuel Jones

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. Advertisements

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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.

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 […]

Trending: Youth e-Cigarette Use

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork ,@DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo 4-2019 Go Africa Health Expo 4-2019 JAMA January 15, 2019 One in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days in 2018, according to data from the CDC’s National Youth Tobacco Survey.

Sip Black Tea & Green Tea to Drop Pounds

Like our page Go Africa Health on Facebook & twitter: @GoAfricaHealth Attend our Go Africa Health Expo 4-2019 U Magazine Winter 2018 UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut. In a study of mice, the scientists showed […]

STDs on the Rise

follow us on twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork ,@DocSamuelJones Attend our Go Africa Health Expo 4-2019 JAMA January 29, 2019 Emergency departments around the US are seeing a 39% increase in the number of visits related to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to a recent report from the CDC. The flood of patients ending up in the emergency department for STI care is […]

The Hard Truth About Hookahs

Like our page Go Africa Health on Facebook & twitter: @GoAfricaHealth  UCLA Magazine The “healthier” alternative to cigarettes isn’t what you think. You probably wouldn’t smoke 100 cigarettes in an hour. But did you know that in an hour of hookah (i.e., waterpipe) smoking, you would inhale about the same amount of smoke?

Chicory and Coffee: A Flavor Revolution

Like our page Go Africa Health on Facebook & twitter: @GoAfricaHealth  Metrosource MAY 2018   It’s known as one of NOLA’s distinctive flavors, but can chicory also be a key to good health? A trip to the legendary Cafe du Monde in New Orleans will have you craving beignets and guzzling chicory. Let’s save you […]