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AUC holds international conference on public health
Egypt

AUC holds international conference on public health

The Institute of Public Health at the American University in Cairo organized an international conference in the field of public…
Social Solidarity Ministry brings vaccines to Egypt’s care homes
Egypt

Social Solidarity Ministry brings vaccines to Egypt’s care homes

Mahmoud Shaaban, Director of the Early Childhood Department at the Ministry of Social Solidarity, announced that the ministry had succeeded…
Egypt plans to make public transport for free for the elderly
Egypt

Egypt plans to make public transport for free for the elderly

The Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity and the Ministry of Transport agreed to provide free public transportation for those over…
Taiwanese ‘graffiti village’ eases elderly loneliness
World

Taiwanese ‘graffiti village’ eases elderly loneliness

Nestled in the mist-covered foothills of Taiwan’s central mountain range, Ruan Chiao village is virtually devoid of young people, but…
Muslim Brotherhood threatens to retaliate following death of ex-leader in jail
Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood threatens to retaliate following death of ex-leader in jail

The former Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef passed away on Friday afternoon inside the Qasr El Einy hospital in Cairo.…
Elderly want to control what health information families see
Health & Fitness

Elderly want to control what health information families see

Elderly patients may be willing to let family members access their medical records and make decisions on their behalf, but…
Medication not always an effective strategy for preventing hip fractures among elderly: study
Health & Fitness

Medication not always an effective strategy for preventing hip fractures among elderly: study

Aging, brittle bones are not what causes hip fractures, according to a new study that says fall prevention and protection…
New drugs mean hope of better vision for the elderly
Health & Fitness

New drugs mean hope of better vision for the elderly

As people grow older, the vulnerability to age-associated diseases increases. While some diseases are curable, others are chronic and can…
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