News tagged with health goals

Selling consumers on healthy eating

Tulane University School of Medicine has opened up a new front in the battle against obesity and diet-related disease: the kitchen. While food and nutrition are the focus of the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, the ...

Jul 15, 2015
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Dismantling gains in global health?

As the Third International Conference on Financing for Development begins in Ethiopia, Áine Markham of Médecins Sans Frontières warns that basing funding decisions on country-level finance indicators could be a step backwards ...

Jul 13, 2015
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Tracking the viral parasites cruising our waterways

Humans aren't the only ones who like to cruise along the waterways, so do viruses. For the first time, a map of fecal viruses traveling our global waterways has been created using modeling methods to aid in assessing water ...

Jun 16, 2015
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Domestic violence deters contraception

Domestic violence takes many forms. The control of a woman's reproductive choices by her partner is one of them. A major study published in PLOS One, led by McGill PhD student Lauren Maxwell, showed that women who are abused ...

Mar 31, 2015
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