Neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease have long evaded satisfactory treatment. Despite the best efforts and the investment of billions by pharmaceutical companies, they continue to pose threats to public health - especially as life expectancies around the world increase and exposure to risk factors such as … [Read more...] about Parkinson’s and the difficulty of treating neurological conditions
Archives for June 2019
New research shows that a US Republican policy is increasing rates of abortion by forty percent in 26 African countries. It is a bitter irony that the policy is designed to starve NGOS which offer advice on abortion or help for policymakers in making evidence-based decisions about abortion services. “Decisions made in Washington DC have … [Read more...] about The global gag rule does not stop abortions. It does the opposite.
The World Health Organization has set out plans to attempt to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2030, Countries such as India have set more ambitious goals, pledging to eliminate the disease by 2025. One major hurdle presents itself as a threat to this cause -- drug resistance. Drug resistance may not only frustrate elimination efforts, but … [Read more...] about New strains of TB threaten to bypass current diagnostics