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South African Mohair Industry's Response to Claims of Animal Abuse

     (Logo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/687257/Mohair_South_Africa_Logo.jpg) While we consider much of the report, and accompanying footage, to be factually incorrect and a misrepresentation of the South African Read more...


Protesters Trash South African H&M Stores Over Racist Ad

Clothing retail chain H&M temporarily closed several of its South African stores this weekend after protests erupted over a racist image on the Swedish company’s website.

Better education during childhood decreases risk of dementia in African-Americans

(Regenstrief Institute) A newly published observational study from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University has found that increased levels of education, particularly for those who grew up in low-income rural areas, was significantly associated with the decrease in the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease in older African-Americans previously reported by the same research group.


African Swine Fever outbreak reported in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African Swine Fever (ASF), a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has been reported in South Africa's Northern Cape Province, the department of agriculture said on Thursday.

Controlling blood pressure even when older can prevent dementia in African Americans

(Regenstrief Institute) Controlling blood pressure with any of the commonly prescribed antihypertensive medications (beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blocks, and diuretics) can prevent dementia in older African-Americans with hypertension according to a new study from Regenstrief Institute researchers.

Controlling blood pressure even when older can prevent dementia in African-Americans

(Regenstrief Institute) Controlling blood pressure with any of the commonly prescribed antihypertensive medications (beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blocks, and diuretics) can prevent dementia in older African-Americans with hypertension according to a new study from Regenstrief Institute researchers.

Hip-hop music influencing more African-Americans to try 'Molly'

(University of South Florida (USF Health)) 'Molly' is growing in popularity within the African-American community. New research shows much of that has to do with rap lyrics.

African Swine Fever outbreak reported in South Africa: agriculture dept

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African Swine Fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has been reported in South Africa's Northern Cape Province, the department of agriculture said on Thursday.

African Leaders Join Forces to Help End AIDS in Children by 2030 - OAFLA and the African Union ...

The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) and the African Union have today launched ' Free To Shine',a new campaign Read more...

African-American men with prostate cancer show stronger response to hormone therapy

African-American men with advanced prostate cancer might be more responsive than white men to an anti-androgen drug and steroids, according to a study led by Duke Cancer Institute researchers.

Cipla to acquire South African drug developer Mirren

Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla has signed an agreement to fully acquire South Africa-based pharmaceutical manufacturer Mirren for R450m ($33.5m). Cipla...Read More... The post Cipla to acquire South African drug developer Mirren appeared first on Pharmaceutical Technology.

New research discovers genetic defect linked to African Americans with heart failure

(University of South Florida (USF Health)) Heart failure is more common, develops earlier and results in higher rates of illness and death in African Americans than in whites. Now, the first genetic study of its kind to examine the genetic basis of heart failure in African Americans, led by the University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, Fla., has identified a genetic defect linked specifically to h...

U.S. to provide more than $533 million in aid amid African conflicts, drought

The United States will give more than $533 million in humanitarian aid for victims of conflicts and drought in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and the West and Central African countries bordering Lake Chad, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. Tillerson made the announcement at a speech in Virginia before departing for a week-long trip to several African countries. Tillerson con...

Rethinking the fight as surge of malaria deaths in conflict zones threatens to upend progress

(Burness) Ten years of progress globally in the fight against malaria have masked the rapid rise of infections and deaths in African countries experiencing conflict and famine, though new strategies implemented in places like the Central African Republic, South Sudan, and northern Nigeria could provide a way forward, according to research presented this week at the 7th Multilateral Initiative on M...

African-Americans and Latinos are more likely to be at risk for depression than whites

(NIH/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) A new study published in the May 2018 issue of Preventive Medicine shows that African-Americans and Latinos are significantly more likely to experience serious depression than whites, but chronic stress does not seem to explain these differences.

African Americans and Latinos are more likely to be at risk for depression than whites

(NIH/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) A new study published in the May 2018 issue of Preventive Medicine shows that African Americans and Latinos are significantly more likely to experience serious depression than Whites, but chronic stress does not seem to explain these differences.

South African rights lawyer plans listeria class action against Tiger Brands

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A human rights lawyer plans to launch a class action lawsuit against South African food producer Tiger Brands on behalf of the families of people who died and those affected by the worst listeria outbreak in history.

Barbershop-based healthcare study successfully lowers high blood pressure in African-American men

(Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) African-American men successfully lowered their high blood pressure to healthy levels when aided by a pharmacist and their local barber, according to a new study from the Smidt Heart Institute.

Africa agrees to giant trade bloc, but Nigeria, South Africa sit it out

By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - African leaders agreed on Wednesday to form a $3 trillion continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, but its two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. The African Union started talks in 2015 to establish a 55-nation bloc that would be the biggest in the world by member states, in a bid ...

WHO Says Tainted Food Outbreak Threatens 16 African Nations

(ABC News) – A deadly outbreak linked to tainted food in South Africa is now threatening other African nations, with neighboring Namibia reporting a confirmed case that might be connected, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. In a statement, WHO … Read More

HIV diagnoses continue to increase among African-Americans

African-Americans are still much more likely to be diagnosed with HIV than white Americans. A new paper on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African-American community shows that despite recent drops in HIV diagnoses across every population in the US, there are still great disparities between ethnic groups.

44 African nations sign pact establishing free trade area: AU

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent's economic development, the head of the African Union said Wednesday. "The agreement establishing the CFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) was signed by 44 countries," said Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the AU comm

South Africa's Ramaphosa says aims to resolve land issue "once and for all"

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday he wants talks on the thorny topic of land expropriation to avoid panic but aims to resolve the issue of racial disparities in property ownership "once and for all". South Africa took a step on Tuesday to hasten the transfer of land from white to black owners when parliament b

South Africa's Ramaphosa says aims to resolve land issue 'once and for all'

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday he wants talks on the thorny topic of land expropriation to avoid panic but aims to resolve the issue of racial disparities in property ownership "once and for all". South Africa took a step on Tuesday to hasten the transfer of land from white to black owners when parliament backed a motion seeking to cha

End game looms for South Africa's Zuma

By Mfuneko Toyana and Alexander Winning JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday that he was holding direct talks with Jacob Zuma over a transition of power, the strongest indication to date that the South African president will step down after years of scandal. Zuma, in power since 2009 and beset by corruption allegations, has been in a w...


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