Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines, General/Other News
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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
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
Doctors Without Borders is experimenting with delivery drones to help battle a serious tuberculosis epidemic in rural areas.
According to Doctors Without Borders program manager Eric Pujo, they...more
In September, Americans observe National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to recognize those who died and dedicate themselves to help women battle ovarian cancer.
According to US Department of...more
Cardiologists and mental health professionals find that there's a link between depression and heart disease. Teens who have suffered depression as kids are prone to cardiac risks later in...more
The Campaign to End Obesity Action Fund spearheaded a crusade leading 22 groups that urge Congress to embrace tax policy solutions that target obesity prevention.
The Campaign advocates for...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.
In solving childhood obesity problems across Philadelphia, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation strives to educate children to eat right, get fit and stay well through its Healthy Futures...more
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
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more