News tagged with solomon islands

Hands-on approach to hygiene

Efforts to install modern health infrastructure into developing communities may be aided by getting local village entrepreneurs involved. 

Nov 19, 2014
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Marine bacteria to fight tough infections

Aggressive infections are a growing health problem all over the world. The development of resistant bacteria is rampant and, in the United States, resistant staphylococci cause more deaths than AIDS on an annual basis. Researchers ...

Jan 08, 2014
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How useful are short-term medical missions?

Australia is a world leader in sending medical personnel to less developed countries to assist with a variety of medical issues but the contribution of these missions has now been examined in a study, led by a University ...

May 30, 2012
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Solomon Islands 'blond' gene is found: study

Dark-skinned, blond-haired indigenous people on the Solomon Islands have a gene that is unique to the South Pacific nation and was not picked up from interbreeding with Europeans, scientists said Thursday.

May 03, 2012
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