News tagged with charity
Ghana is recalling a shipment of 120 million Chinese-made condoms distributed to charities in the country after testing showed that they were riddled with holes and prone to breaking, an official said Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Neglect is not being taken seriously enough and should be treated with the same urgency as physical or sexual abuse, the NSPCC children's charity warned today following the publication of new research by the University of ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Subtle changes in messaging can have a profound impact on the effectiveness of charitable messages such as calls for blood donations, according to research published March 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Eileen Chou f ...
Other Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Over two fifths (43 per cent) of people in the UK who have used sunbeds – which are proven to prematurely age the skin – are using anti-ageing products. This compares with only a fifth (20 per cent) ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More than a third (39 percent) of people in Britain say difficulty making an appointment might put them off going to the doctor about a symptom they think could be serious according to a new study from Cancer Research UK.
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Britain's National Health Service may soon offer women at high risk of developing breast cancer drugs normally used to treat the disease as a prevention strategy.
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Belgium also show how dogs can help patients with severe sleep problems.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children as young as five are generous when others are aware of their actions, but antisocial when sharing with a recipient who can't see them, according to research published Oct. 31 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Kri ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(AP)—New York's attorney general says the nation's two largest breast cancer charities have adopted his guidelines for fuller disclosure by those selling pink products and services in their names.
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Nearly half of Swedes aged between 16 and 20 think cancer is a contagious disease, according to a study by a Swedish charity supporting young patients published Wednesday.
Cancer Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 6
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Newcastle University have discovered three key genetic errors which can dictate how adult patients develop leukaemia and respond to treatment and could help doctors adapt ...
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Adults with learning disabilities are ten times more likely to be blind or have impaired vision according to researchers from Lancaster University.
Ophthalmology Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti's toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women.
Health Jul 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A lead poisoning epidemic in Nigeria's north that has killed 400 children and affected thousands is the worst in modern history, but cleanup has not even begun in many areas, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite current public and expert opinion to the contrary, having the neurological condition epilepsy is not directly associated with an increased risk of committing violent crime. However, there is an increased risk of individuals ...
Medical research Dec 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0