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New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): To mark World Tuberculosis Day, the United Nations health agency has launched a new set of ethics guidance to protect the rights of all people affected by the infectious disease, which claims 5,000 lives each day. more
UN agencies, partners to launch polio vaccination campaign across Africa

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): More than 116 million children are set to be immunized against polio starting on Saturdayin one of the largest of its kind synchronized vaccination campai ...

UN atomic agency co-hosts international meeting on cancer in developing countries

New York, Mar 22 (Just Earth News): Cancer can be a death warrant in some developing countries, spurring the United Nations atomic agency and the international community on Wednesday to hold ...

India's research efforts should focus on drug resistant TB

New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 22 (IBNS): Reiterating its commitment to the theme Unite to End TB on World Tuberculosis Day, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) believes there is a need ...

End-of-life planning talks often fail to communicate goals, finds study

London, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): Too few older adults plan ahead for end-of-life medical decisions.

Protein could prevent brain damage caused by stroke, says study

London, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): A small protein that could protect the brain from stroke-induced injury has been discovered by researchers from The University of Queensland and Monash Univ ...

Link between vitamin D treatment and autism prevention, says study

London, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, University of Queensland researchers have discovered.

Stigma attached to mental disorders leading to high mental morbidity in India: Experts

Coimbatore, Mar 21 (Just Earth News): More than 100 million people in India-over 10 percent of the population- suffer from mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety, but the soc ...

'Constant surveillance' needed to tackle resurgent outbreak of avian influenza -UN agency

New York, Mar 18 (Just Earth News): The United Nations food security agency called on Friday for rapid detection and response systems to address a new and potentially lethal outbreak of avia ...

UN announces interagency group to coordinate global fight against antimicrobial resistance

New York, Mar 17 (Just Earth News): The United Nations on Thursday announced the establishment of an Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, which will be co-chaired by D ...