News tagged with world health organisation
Research from King's College London reveals the detailed mechanism behind how stress hormones reduce the number of new brain cells - a process considered to be linked to depression. The researchers identified a key protein ...
Neuroscience May 06, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Researchers have found a novel, non-invasive technique for measuring brain hot spots caused by electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones, according to a study published today.
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 9 |
Chinese researchers reporting in The Lancet on Thursday confirmed poultry as a source of H7N9 flu among humans but said they found no evidence of person-to-person transmission.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US scientists on Wednesday said they had used baker's yeast to make a key ingredient of malaria drugs, a feat that could iron out fluctuations in supply caused by sourcing the chemical from a Chinese herb.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A decade ago, a highly contagious and deadly new illness sent people worldwide scrambling to cancel flights and holidays as schools closed and sales of surgical masks spiked.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 6
Exposure to higher levels of fine particulates—the airborne pollution that is an emerging problem in many Asian cities—causes a sharp rise in deaths from heart attacks, a study published on Wednesday ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation on Saturday urged countries to be vigilant over the spread of a potentially fatal SARS-like virus after a new case in Britain brought the global number to 12.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
With many of us struggling to get enough exercise, sport and exercise scientists at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Birmingham, under the lead of Professor Anton Wagenmakers, have been working ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It has been called the world's oldest recorded disease, an evil that humans have known for more than 3,500 years, as papyri from ancient Egypt testify.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday that it had charted progress in the fight against tropical diseases but warned that dengue fever was spreading at an alarming rate.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chinese researchers have identified a bacteria which may cause obesity, according to a new paper suggesting diets that alter the presence of microbes in humans could combat the condition.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 1
Recipes created by popular television chefs contain significantly more energy, protein, fat, and saturated fat and less fibre per portion than supermarket ready meals, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ websit ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in Asia, experts warned as a high-level conference opened Wednesday with the aim of hammering out an action plan to strengthen the region's response.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Non-smokers who live with or spend time with smokers are damaging their memory, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Addiction Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Reading, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Imperial College London published on 10 September in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ...
Medications Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health. Established on 7 April 1948, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the agency inherited the mandate and resources of its predecessor, the Health Organization, which had been an agency of the League of Nations.
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