Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other News
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The National Environment Agency (NEA) and South West Community Development Council (CDC) is launching the Operation Mozzie Free Learning Experience @ South West.
The Learning Experience initiative...more
Steve Kraus, director of the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, calls on a more authentic partnership with the civil society to battle against HIV/AIDS.
According to Kraus, in...more
In a statement by Department of Health and Human services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, October marks the National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Sebelius says that this is the month to be...more
Bridges Self-Management Limited is now operating as a social enterprise.
The organization aims to help stroke survivors get back on the road, fully independent and confident to regain their normal...more
Dr. Robert Zarr, seeking to help kids with obesity and diabetes in Washington D.C., has a different prescription for his patients: take a walk in a park.
He scours his database of green spaces for...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) advances the development of a vaccine to prevent Ebola virus...more
Vice President of Zambia, Guy Scott, wants to have a fast fighting, coordinated approach to AIDS.
He says fighting HIV and AIDS is a "huge and complex issue which requires concerted efforts from...more
According to a new University of Michigan research, texting may be good for your health and may reduce the risk for Type 2 diabetes.
A Txt4health program launched in Detroit and Cincinnati is an...more
A new research shows that displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can significantly impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village through a HIV/STI prevention program.
A University of Cincinnati research details how a mother's influence could be more effective when supported by Web-based, at-home parent education programs.
Adam Knowlden, a former doctoral...more