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Computer models indicate that many diseases will surge as the earth¿s atmosphere heats up. Signs of the predicted troubles have begun to appear.
Thirty-seven Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine meet with 600 young researchers from around the world at Germany's Lindau Island on Lake Constance from June 29 to July 4 to discuss challenges to global health and medical research
Diseases such as malaria and HIV still present a major challenge to vaccine development, says Gates foundation's departing global-health chief.
Promoting Cardiovascular Health Worldwide: Perspective on the 12 Recommendation of the Institute of MedicineGlobal leaders target health benefits in advance of Copenhagen meeting.Ten resolutions could globally ensure a basic human right at almost unnoticeable cost
As obesity becomes a global health threat, scientists are discovering new details about how this complex affliction affects the body--and about the many factors that bring it on. In a partnership with theVisualMD , here is a look at the fascinating details behind this common conditionReenacting the global gag rule threatens public health
On June 5, 1981, the scientific community received a wake-up call from the CDC in the form of a terrible new illness that the world would soon know as AIDS. Three decades later, remarkable progress has been made but much more remains to be understood and to be done. In this book, HIV and AIDS: A Global Health Pandemic , we chronicle the war against the disease from its discovery by Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier to the most current research on gene editing and potential drug targets.Pumping carbon dioxide underground to avoid warming the atmosphere is feasible, but only if several key challenges can be met
The connection between heat waves and global warming strengthens
More intense heat waves could strike the desert regionFor the equivalent of a few days' worth of military spending, devastating illnesses of the global poor could be controlled worldwideHeated debate expected next week over when to destroy lab samples of deadly virus.
Many countries still push to restrain global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius—or lessGrowing resistance is threatening global malaria-control efforts.I just want to highlight this illuminating infographic by James Powell in which, based on more than 2000 peer-reviewed publications, he counts the number of authors from November, 2012 to December, 2013 who explicitly deny global warming (that is, who propose a fundamentally different reason for temperature rise than anthropogenic CO2).
Fires have spread smoke and haze throughout southeast Asia
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