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There is little evidence from real world situations in low-and-middle income countries to support the effectiveness and financial value of five interventions* recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to control ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Edmonton) Make no mistake, Alex Clark and Lionel Messi were not separated at birth.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A leading international expert on autism at the University of Leicester has been involved in contributing to a major new study of global health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010), has found people around the world are living longer but often with many years of compromised health.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
No matter where they live, how much education they have, or what their incomes are, people have very similar perceptions on the impact of diseases and injuries.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Outbreaks of infectious diseases, such as swine flu (H1N1) threaten global health and should be considered by funding agencies and humanitarian organizations as development issues rather than emergency situations, requiring ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most remaining laboratory stocks of a devastating cattle disease should be destroyed to ensure the eradicated virus is not back into nature, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The assumption that childhood cancer in developing countries is prohibitively expensive to treat is challenged by new research contributed to by the University of Sydney.
Cancer Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
International health officials have confirmed two more fatal cases of a mysterious respiratory virus in the Middle East.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Siemens is researching a method that may make it possible to diagnose tuberculosis or lung cancer at an early stage using breath samples. The process involves an analysis of the molecular structure of the ...
Medical research Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Race, education, and income impact health information-seeking, confidence in obtaining health information and trust in health information sources.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Andrei Mandrykin, an inmate at Prison No. 85 outside Kiev, has HIV. He looks ghostly and much older than his 35 years. But Mandrykin is better off than tens of thousands of his countrymen, because ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Haiti and the Dominican Republic will require $2.2 billion over the next 10 years for an ambitious plan to eliminate cholera, an official from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by University of Southern California (USC) and University of Oxford researchers indicates that large amounts of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) found in national food supplies across the world may be one explanation ...
Diabetes Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Gastric bypass patients who attended five follow-up office visits in two years as recommended by their surgeons lost nearly twice as much weight (113 lbs. vs. 57 lbs.) as patients who attended only two ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0