News tagged with conspiracy theories
Sixty years after the first successful polio vaccine trial, the disease has been wiped out in much of the world, but violence, conspiracy theories and lack of cash keep it from disappearing.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The head of the World Health Organization's polio drive said Friday it was crucial to push on with the fight to eradicate the disease despite a rising death toll among vaccination workers.
Health Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Walking with wooden crutches because polio robbed him of the use of his legs, Aminu Ahmed Tudun-Wada is determined to prevent superstition and misinformation crippling efforts to vaccinate against the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in four people with HIV/AIDS is over 50, yet older adults are more often diagnosed at a late stage than younger people. Despite this, nearly half of older adults visiting a public health clinic where ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A deadly Islamist insurgency in northern Nigeria has harmed efforts to eradicate polio in the region, the WHO says, with a resurgence of the potentially paralysing virus reversing gains.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Whether it's an email from an unknown gentleman on another continent pleading for money or a financial scammer selling a promising penny stock, the young and old tend to be more easily duped ...
Neuroscience Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from The University of Western Australia have examined what motivates people who are greatly involved in the climate debate to reject scientific evidence.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 1