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How kissing can spread gonorrhoea

May 2019 ;Kissing with tongues can spread the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea, researchers have warned. Scientists say the STI can be caught through saliva – despite the NHS dismissing kissing as a way of passing it on. And spreading the infection this way may be more common than expected, the Australian researchers …

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KENYA: Report lays bare mess in country’s referral hospitals

May 2019 theStar. Referral hospitals in crisis. They are, suffering from ineffective patient-nurse ratio, lack of critical supplies and equipment, dilapidated structures, unsafe overcrowding and inadequate sanitation, among many other problems. A parliamentary Health committee report says there’s an almost total lack of plant and equipment maintenance and replacement at …

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UK: Cosmetic clinics to assess mental health before offering Botox

April 2019 theguardian;Cosmetic clinics will begin assessing patients’ suitability for Botox in an attempt to spot those whose desire to alter their appearance is due to mental health problems. The Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP), a trade body, has decided that member clinics will introduce new practices designed to …

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