Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How a city in Ghana tackled complex challenges in an urban slum

When I first heard about the community of Old Fadama in Accra, Ghana, I recognized something. A Ghanaian Catholic sister who visited the green market weekly in that neighborhood told me about it. She worried about a community ...

Oncology & Cancer

DNA damage leads to genetic diseases and cancer

Scientists have reported that many inheritance mutations are caused by DNA damage rather than errors in DNA doubling. The study was conducted by an international research group and published in Nature Genetics.