News tagged with indigenous communities
Latin America is facing an alarming increase in cancer rates, and unless urgent action is taken to prevent cancers, improve health-care systems and facilities, access to vital medical care, and treatment of poor people, the ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australia remains the only developed country in the world not to have eliminated trachoma, the leading cause of infectious blindness, despite recent progress in tackling the disease.
Ophthalmology Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new report released today has shed light on how sport programs for Indigenous youth can help lead to more fulfilling lifestyles for participants.
Health Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Swimming pools are not the answer to solving the horrific prevalence of middle ear disease afflicting Indigenous children in remote communities, a ground-breaking report from Flinders University ...
Health Oct 15, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
For centuries, Indian housewives have used homemade remedies based on cow's milk to cure constipation—but in 2009 Swiss giant Nestle applied for a patent to protect a similar product of its own.
Medications Oct 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Knowledge of a disease prevalent among Northern Territory Indigenous communities has been overhauled thanks to research contributed by the University of Sydney's Garth Nicholson.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The plight of Australia's Aborigines has worsened in the key areas of child abuse, imprisonment and health, a government report found Thursday, warning of "considerable" gaps in their quality of life.
Health Aug 25, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1