Tag Archives: Experts

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday. A health worker wearing Ebola protection gear enters the Biosecure Emergency Care… Read More »

This doctor is recruiting an army of medical experts to drown out fake health news on Instagram

Austin Chiang has a unique role as a chief medical social media officer Austin Chiang The antidote to fake health news? According to Austin Chiang, the first chief medical social media officer at a top hospital, it’s to drown out untrustworthy content with tweets, pics and posts from medical experts that the average American can… Read More »

Experts: You can’t diet like a celebrity unless you are one

Here’s the real skinny on stars’ weight-loss regimens: They probably won’t turn you into J.Lo or A-Rod. Celebrity diets are “not a magic wand for a skinny body,” clinical dietitian Jennifer Maeng, founder of Chelsea Nutrition, tells The Post. She says clients constantly ask her if they should give boldfacers’ diets a spin. “Come football… Read More »

The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded following a largescale systematic review of research. The review is published today (Dec 6th) in The Cochrane Library as part of a Special Collection of… Read More »