Monthly Archives: April 2015

Researchers find worm index closely associated with a nation’s human development index

With the Millennium Development Goals established by the United Nations in 2000 coming to an end in 2015, and the new Sustainable Development Goals now in the works to establish a set of targets… …read more

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WHO: most countries have no national plan to tackle drug resistance

A survey of 133 countries conducted by the World Health Organization finds that only 34 countries have compiled a national action plan to combat antimicrobial resistance. …read more

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UTMB study shows that augmenting a gas naturally in our bodies fights RSV infection

A new study from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show that hydrogen sulfide, a gas produced naturally within our bodies, reduces the severity of respiratory… …read more

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Time to move Lyme Disease Awareness Month to April?

Climate warming is leading to earlier spring feeding by blacklegged ticksDr. Richard Ostfeld surveys blacklegged ticks with his field crew. …read more

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How Do You Spell Adze?: Alternate Endings, Multiple Realities and the Ongoingness of HIV/AIDS

Ted Kerr reflects on Visual AIDS’ Day With(out) Art 25th Anniversary program, ALTERNATE ENDINGS. …read more

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