A basic tenet in medicine is that no harm should be done to the patient seeking treatment. The patient should leave the clinic or the hospital feeling much better than when he/she came in for the medical care. The World Patient Safety Day is celebrated on the 9th December every year to highlight the importance of the safety of patients who seek medical care.
The peripheral immune system (PIS) usually remains in the resting state until activation by a specific antigen. The PIS has a major role in autoimmune disorders where the body''s cells and tissues are mistaken as foreign invaders. The researchers found that during pregnancy, there are major changes in the PIS. This means that women with autoimmune disorders actually find the symptoms abating during pregnancy.
The UNAIDS has launched the campaign for World AIDS Day 2017, "My Health, My Right" and stresses the fact that persons all over the world irrespective of age, sex, nationality or ethnicity have a right to health and aims to remove the discrimination and bias that exists and the challenges that people face daily in exercising their rights.