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Keep Yourself and Others Safe from COVID-19 When Returning to Work

Keep Yourself and Others Safe from COVID-19 When Returning to Work

As people are gradually returning to work after the lockdown is lifted, follow the below tips to prevent the spread of COVID-19 for a healthy and safe return to office: Always ensure safe distance between you and others in the office. Wear face masks particularly in open spaces and when around other people in the

Safe Use of Disinfectants

As businesses are reopening with the COVID 19 lockdown gradually ending, the rush to disinfect may be dangerous though well-intentioned.  Though it is important to disinfect, particularly at the workplace, however exposure to disinfectants may have effects on health. The main symptoms are skin irritation or allergic contact eczema. Less common symptoms are irritative or

Drug-induced hypertension

Drug-induced hypertension, also called secondary hypertension, is high blood pressure caused by a chemical substance or medicine. Drug-induced hypertension can occur due to several reasons including that the drug may: Interfere with medications used to lower blood pressure Cause a person to retain higher than average amounts of sodium or the fluid volumes Here are some types

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home during COVID-19 Pandemic

Keeping your home clean and disinfected will prevent the spread of coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization have emphasized that both washing one’s hands and cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces daily are key in preventing Covid-19’s spread. Therefore, it is recommended to clean with soap and water and disinfect with

A Literature Review conducted by GlobeMed Reveals Six Easy Ways to Decrease Exposure To Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

The medical team of doctors at GlobeMed, the leading healthcare benefits management company in the Middle East, has conducted a literature review on the effects of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) and their interference with the body hormones. The review was supervised by Dr. Elia Abdul Massih, Goodcare Clinics Director, and prepared by Dr. Karen Abou

Know More About the New Coronavirus

What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. What are the symptoms? Coronavirus symptoms can be mild including a runny nose, sore throat, cough, and fever.  It can be more severe for some persons and can lead to pneumonia or breathing difficulties.  More rarely, the disease can

Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself?

Coronaviruses range from the common cold to much more serious diseases that can infect both humans and animals and are potentially deadly, including the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Common symptoms include runny nose headache cough sore throat fever a general feeling of being unwell It can also cause

Memorandum of understanding Signed between ISSP and GlobeMed and The Establishment of “GlobeMed Scholarship Fund”

Beirut-24 January, 2019: GlobeMed and the Higher Institute of Public Health (ISSP) of Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ) signed a memorandum of understanding at a ceremony where it was announced also the establishment of “GlobeMed Scholarship Fund”. The signing ceremony was held at the University Council Hall at the Campus of innovation and sport