News tagged with united nations
The UN's refugee agency warned Friday that an outbreak of hepatitis E among refugees in South Sudan was worsening and that it did not have the needed funds to contain it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in postmenopausal women differs considerably according to the formulation of hormone therapy (HT) used, with the highest VTE risk seen in users of oral ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The United Nations appealed Wednesday for $2 million (1.6 million euros) to fight an epidemic of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed 14 people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The United Nations food agency on Tuesday warned that an outbreak of African swine fever in Ukraine could pose a risk for animal health in the region as a whole despite swift moves to limit its spread.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The University of Queensland researchers are seeking to identify more effective ways of treating drug addiction to tackle the perceived prevalence of injecting drug use worldwide.
Addiction Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are less likely to die from the disease than from largely preventable conditions such as heart disease, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). It is the largest ...
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Punitive laws and human rights abuses are costing lives, wasting money and stifling the global AIDS response, according to a report by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law, an independent body of global leaders and experts. ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the government would vaccinate 700,000 babies this year to protect them from a virus that causes diarrhoea, a killer disease ravaging poor communities.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prevention is better than cure; however, when it comes to screening for cancer new research shows that U.S. health services are not as cost-effective as international, and publically run, counterparts. The research, published ...
Cancer Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By global standards, health risks caused by environmental factors are low in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), new studies by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers show.
Health Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A CDC study led by microbiologist Terrence Tumpey has found that the H3N2 virus that infected several people in the United States last year, may have more pandemic potential than has been ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
HIV infections continued to rise in Europe in 2010, but thanks to treatment the number of cases of full-blown AIDS has dramatically declined in recent years, according to a report published Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Pesticides and pollutants are related to an alarming 450 percent increase in the risk of spina bifida and anencephaly in rural China, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and Peking ...
Health Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
At least 10 people in northwestern China have contracted a highly infectious strain of polio, in the first outbreak of the disease in the country for 12 years, a United Nations group said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 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