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Water-associated infectious disease outbreaks are more likely to occur in areas where a region's population density is growing, according to a new global analysis of economic and environmental conditions that influence the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The World Health Organization called Monday for greater efforts to fight leprosy, warning the disfiguring disease was defying efforts to wipe it out across many countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As incomes rise around the world, health experts expect a more troubling figure to increase as well: the number of diabetics in developing countries.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Up to three quarters of elderly people in parts of India have vitamin C deficiency, a study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for human health, playing a role from ...
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A comprehensive four-year project including over 10,000 patients in clinical and pharmacovigilance studies for diagnosis and treatment of visceral leishmaniasis (VL, also known as kala-azar) in India and Bangladesh was launched ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A large study to investigate causes of common cancers in India is being carried out through a collaboration between Oxford University and 12 leading cancer centres in India.
Cancer Oct 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation on Friday said the number of cholera cases in Haiti was expected to reach 500,000 by the end of the year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A South African outbreak of a multi-drug resistant "superbug" has been contained after it infected nine patients of whom three were still in quarantine, a hospital group said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2011 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- An estimated 100,000 people in India may have escaped HIV infection over five years thanks to one of the world's biggest prevention programs, an encouraging sign that targeting high-risk groups remains vital even ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
In advance of a United Nations conference today on the global challenges of treating cancer and other diseases, the UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched an ambitious multimedia site, The Pain Project, which documents ...
Other Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Widely used blood tests to detect tuberculosis are "dangerous" to patients because they are unreliable and can produce wrong results, the World Health Organization warned Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
If internal and international migrants comprised a nation, it would be the third most populous country in the world, just after China and India. Thus, there can be little doubt that population mobility is among the leading ...
Health May 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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