News tagged with developing world

Severe hunger increases breast cancer risk in war survivors

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 ...

Sep 26, 2012
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Blood salvage technology could transform surgery

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 ...

Sep 24, 2012
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HIV drug resistance creeps higher: WHO

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.

Jul 18, 2012
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Millions of diabetics could die of tuberculosis

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 ...

Jul 09, 2012
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