News tagged with economic development
Compulsive gamblers suffer from an optimism bias that modifies their subjective representation of probability and affects their decisions in situations involving high-risk monetary wagers. This is the conclusion drawn by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Though pharmaceutical companies that are developing "orphan drugs" do so mainly for the business potential, the companies also consider the effort as part of their corporate social responsibility, ...
Medications Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Today archaeologists unearthed a 'Black Death' grave in London, containing more than a dozen skeletons of people suspected to have died from the plague. The victims are thought to have died during the 14th century and ar ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many nations battling malaria face an economic dilemma: spend money indefinitely to control malaria transmission or commit additional resources to eliminate transmission completely.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Despite dire predictions in the wake of the economic crisis, donations to health projects in developing countries appear to be holding steady, according to new research from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation ...
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The U.N.'s top population official wants governments to do more to ensure that women have access to family planning.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The world economy would be boosted by billions of dollars if all women had access to contraception, the United Nations said on Wednesday in its annual State of World Population report.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 7
Deliberately inflicting carefully controlled painful stimuli on human volunteers and seeing how well specific drugs reduce the feeling of pain can be an effective way of testing new drugs. So conclude two researchers who ...
Medications Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Babies born prematurely to low-income parents have a disproportionately high risk for developing dangerous brain bleeds that require multiple surgeries and extensive follow-up, according to a small Johns Hopkins Children's ...
Pediatrics Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Despite more than 200 000 eye doctors in practice around the globe, capacity is not keeping pace with the growing demands of ageing populations and the current needs of developing countries, finds research published online ...
Ophthalmology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teachers and parents matter more than peers in keeping adolescents engaged in school, according to a new study that counters the widespread belief that peers matter most in the lives of adolescents.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Social inequality in wealthy nations is increasing while in parts of the developing world many diseases are on the wane, Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization said Monday.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Teenage brains undergo big changes, and they won't look or function like adult brains until well into one's 20s. In the first book on the adolescent brain and development of higher cognition, a Cornell professor ...
Neuroscience Dec 16, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Sub-Saharan African countries that train and invest in their doctors end up losing billions of dollars as the clinicians leave to work in developed nations, finds research published on British Medical Journal today.
Health Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0