News tagged with developed nations
(AP)—Most of the world's urgent problems boil down to water and sanitation, and global leaders must act to reduce child mortality and urban poverty, the UN's deputy chief said Friday.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists invariably conduct debates in private about whether a body of scientific work or thought is worthy of presentation to the community. Behind closed doors scientists and editors tussle over when ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
About 20 years ago, scientists discovered the gene that causes Huntington's disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disorder that affects about 30,000 Americans. The mutant form of the gene has many extra DNA ...
Genetics Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research out of the George Washington University (GW), published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals another piece of the puzzle in a genetic developmental disorder that ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, have identified a molecular mechanism central to the development of osteoarthritis (OA) pain, a finding that could ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
New research helps explain why some teenagers are more prone to drinking alcohol than others. The study, led by King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
Genetics Dec 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Phys.org)—Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered a protein "partner" commonly used by breast cancer cells to unlock genes needed for spreading the disease around the body. A report on the discovery, published November ...
Cancer Nov 25, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A rare, potentially fatal species of parasite never before found in North America has been identified in a Florida horse.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
India's rural development minister said Friday the country's public health system had "collapsed" in a blunt assessment of his government's failure to extend a social safety net for the poor.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The puzzle about the ancestral function of toll-receptors has been solved. For more than 25 years, researchers from medicine and biology have been studying toll-receptors, revealing functions in immune defence ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
3-year study finds significant differences in white matter processes related to children's reading development
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Stanford and Israel's Bar Ilan University have found that differences in the rates at which white matter develops in children's brains may, as they write in their paper ...
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Bladder cancer patients whose tumors express high levels of the protein CD24 have worse prognoses than patients with lower CD24. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the Proceedings of the National Ac ...
Cancer Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A Washington State University researcher has found new evidence that the plastic additive BPA can disrupt women's reproductive systems, causing chromosome damage, miscarriages and birth defects.
Medical research Sep 24, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (9) | 2 |
Survival after a general anaesthetic and within 48 hours of surgery has greatly improved worldwide over the past 50 years, according to the second Article in The Lancet surgery-themed issue.
Surgery Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0