Tag: "wars" at medical news
Shakespeare's writings indicate he may have had syphilis
...ually inspires thoughts of kings, fairies, lovers, wars
and poetic genius--not syphilis. However, some passages in his plays and sonnets indicate that the Bard may have suffered from one or more venereal infections, according to an article in the Feb. 1 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, now available...
Chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War veterans
...by future research examining veterans of different wars
and war zones, it may be that variants of the ACE gene could be a biological marker for increased risk of war-related illness....
The hidden health trauma of child soldiers
...rial concludes: 'The rebuilding of societies after wars
must be an urgent priority so that these children can be rehabilitated, educated, and have a secure future. For the rest of the world to look the other way while each night children hide from warlords is a terrible indictment of 21st century prioriti...
The case for a global development organisation
...al agency could protect it from the political turf wars
that do so much damage to existing UN and Bretton Woods institutions. A GDO would aim to improve the quality and range of information available to partner agencies, such as WHO and the IMF, and hold those institutions accountable for the impact of th...
Emory brain imaging studies reveal biological basis for human cooperation
...nesis of a social bond. It may help us define why wars
are fought and loves are lost."...
Post-combat syndromes are not unique to the Gulf war
...e to the Gulf war, but have arisen after all major wars
over the past century, finds a study in this weeks...rised in the same way, say the authors. All modern wars
have been associated with a syndrome characterised by unexplained medical syndromes. The ever changi...
WHO issues wake up call against microbial threats
... years asmilitary and civilian casualties from all wars
over the same period. Yetstrategies to defend the world against these three diseases receive less than 2%of the funding devoted to global military expenditures. The WHO report also describes the negative consequences infectious diseases haveo...
New Book Looks At Those Who Examine Our Sex Lives
...archers cannot avoid involvement in theideological wars
of the late twentieth century. . . . To face the future, toallow experts to play a role as interpreter of voices, researchers need a newvision, new humility, and new honesty about the possibilities and limitations oftheir work." Assisting Ericksen wi...