News tagged with developing world
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Jewish women who were severely exposed to hunger during World War Two were five times more likely to develop breast cancer than women who were mildly exposed, according to research in the October issue of IJCP, the Intern ...
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Having received approval for sale in Europe and Canada, HemoSep is set to revolutionise the healthcare sector. HemoSep is a revolutionary surgical blood salvage technology which was developed at the University ...
Surgery Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pacifiers may stunt the emotional development of baby boys by robbing them of the opportunity to try on facial expressions during infancy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A more coordinated approach to surveillance is required if emerging diseases which can spread from animals to humans are to be tackled, say scientists.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hong Kong said Thursday it will test babies who have consumed Japanese-made infant formulas found to have insufficient levels of iodine, after the products were ordered off the city's shelves.
Pediatrics Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HIV care centers are an important and highly accessed point of care for HIV-infected children and their families in sub-Saharan Africa, but opportunities to address other health issues are being missed. Proven interventions, ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Levels of sleep problems in the developing world are approaching those seen in developed nations, linked to an increase in problems like depression and anxiety.
Health Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists are hot on the trail of a new tuberculosis treatment that a small study suggests might one day offer an alternative to battle this deadly lung disease, even if it is resistant to today's two main drugs.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In low- and middle-income developing countries, socioeconomic status (SES) plays an important role in the development of obesity, particularly in women, according to research published online ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Drug resistance to HIV medicines has been creeping higher in parts of Africa and Asia but is not steep enough to cause alarm, said a survey released by the World Health Organization on Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A third of the world's human population is infected with a dormant tuberculosis bacteria, primarily people living in developing countries. The bacteria presents a lifelong TB risk. Recent research out of the University of ...
Diabetes Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Insufficient progress has been made in most developing countries to meet the United Nations' target of halving the proportion of children who suffer from hunger by 2015 compared with 1990 levels, according to a systematic ...
Health Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
British charity Save the Children on Wednesday said it was a "global scandal" that 50,000 teenagers die each year due to pregnancy and childbirth complications.
Pediatrics Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Growing presence of drug-resistant tuberculosis fuels need for faster development of new combination therapies
Johns Hopkins experts in the prevention and treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis are calling for increased screening and more rapid testing of the 9 million people worldwide estimated to be infected each year with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
China faces a "serious epidemic" of drug-resistant tuberculosis according to the first-ever nationwide estimate of the size of the problem there, said a US-published study on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0