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St. Jude helps Brazil improve outcomes of children with leukemia

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has significantly reduced the rate at which families in Recife, Brazil abandon treatment for their children who have acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and has significantly increased the rate of event-free survival during a single decade. Event-free survival is the length of time after treatment that a person is free of treatment side effects, cancer recurr...

How to cut energy waste in China, India, Brazil said crucial to forestalling climate change

With world energy prices and climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions ballooning in tandem with a surge in energy demand from the hot economies of China, India and Brazil, the world has a major stake in the success of energy reduction efforts, particularly in those three countries, warn experts concluding a four-year international project....... Without significant gains from energy efficiency e...

Brazil's juvenile detention centres failing to meet basic standards of health and hygiene

Many of Brazil's juvenile detention centres are decaying, filthy, and dangerously overcrowded, state the authors of an essay in this week's issue of The Lancet....... The essay forms one of seven that focus on children's rights and the Convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC). It is more than 16 years since the UN advanced the cause of children by launching the CRC. However, many countries ar...
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