The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka embarked on a new joint project to improve women's nutrition and promote gender equality and women's empowerment in Sri Lanka by providing critical information and services on sexual and reproductive health, nutrition and food security over the nextyear.
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Three clinical trial participants with paralysis chatted with family and friends, shopped online and used other tablet computer applications, all by just thinking about pointing and clicking a mouse.
Dengue season usually begins with June’s monsoon rains in Dhaka. An unavoidable fact of life, it proves deadly to a handful of unfortunate victims but by September it has mostly disappeared from the Bangladeshi capital.
But this year the disease has seen more than a tripling of numbers of recorded cases in the city – alongside a lengthening of its season. And the explosion is being reported in other countries too. Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease, has been spreading rapidly in the past few years.
Osaka University-led study shows that label-free digital diagnostics based on nanopore analytics and AI technology can characterize individual virions by their distinct physical features
Engulfed in social stigma and discrimination, HIV / AIDS is an issue of society still addresses in hushed voices despite the progression we claim to have achieved globally. In honor of World AIDS Day 2018 (Celebrated on December 1) the National STD / AIDS Control Program (NSACP) has partnered up with its stakeholders, NGO partners and the private sector to approach this disease with open hearts and minds.
Steerable electro-evanescent optical refractor (SEEOR) chips take laser light in the mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) as an input and steers the beam at the output in two dimensions without the need for mechanical devices.
A glucose-powered biofuel cell that uses electrodes made from cotton fiber could someday help power implantable medical devices such as pacemakers and sensors. The new fuel cell, which provides twice as much power as conventional biofuel cells, could be paired with batteries or supercapacitors to provide a hybrid power source for the medical devices.
Bhutan's ratio coverage of children immunized against polio is high enough to prevent imported (trans-shipment) wild poliovirus to circulate and to prevent the emergence of vaccine-derived poliovirus in the country. This is according to Bhutan's annual polio-free progress report 2018.
A new method developed by Finnish researchers to compare different treatment alternatives and to identify patients who will benefit from treatment.
While the nation focuses on the ongoing political crisis and the Supreme Court's historic verdict, we also need to focus on vital issues such as healthcare and education especially for the younger generation. On World Diabetes Day and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in a statement says the theme for this year and next year is 'The family and Diabetes'.
Diabetes can lead to ulcers that patients cannot even feel until the sight of blood. And because ulcers can not heal on their own, 14 to 24 percent of diabetics in the US who experience them end up losing their toes, foot or leg. The team published its work in the September issue of the Materials Research Society Communications.