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Safe Children's Toys for Eco-Conscious Parents

Safe Children's Toys for Eco-Conscious Parents

Posted Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:25:34 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

A great way to encourage the next generation to be aware about their impact on the environment is to start the learning process from an early age. Safe children's toys for eco-conscious parents are more common in the marketplace, which not only improves the world we live in, but also provides a healthier choice.

Safe Children's Toys for Eco-Conscious Parents

Fighting meningitis: New low cost solutions

Fighting meningitis: New low cost solutions

Posted Mon, 13 Dec 2010 19:28:02 GMT by Paromita Pain

WHO has approved a new meningitis vaccine that scientists hope will stem the ravaging meningitis that kill Africans across the country. In a new immunization campaign, heal officials from the US and WHO are starting camps to dose children from Senegal in the west to Ethiopia in the east. While billions of dollars are still needed to fund these camps and cover research costs..

Fighting meningitis: New low cost solutions

Healthy meals for ''All of Americas children''

Healthy meals for ''All of Americas children''

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 17:30:01 GMT by Paromita Pain

School meals in America are set to undergo a healthy change with the inclusion of more fruits and vegetables. The Congress has recently given approval for a new bill that seeks to replace the usual fries and drinks with healthier options...

Healthy meals for ''All of Americas children''

For every American: Safer Food regulations

For every American: Safer Food regulations

Posted Sat, 04 Dec 2010 10:52:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

The New Food Safety bill passed in the US is today a year and half old. It has features that have been praised by food activists as ''the most important food-safety legislation in a generation''. What does it mean for the ordinary shopper?

For every American: Safer Food regulations

Global Aids Epidemic 2010: UNAIDS World Report

Global Aids Epidemic 2010: UNAIDS World Report

Posted Sat, 04 Dec 2010 10:45:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

With World AIDS Day just behind us, a look at the latest UNAIDS Report on the Global Aids Epidemic 2010 show a mix of positive and negative trends on the global epidemic. Global deaths due to HIV/AIDS have nearly gone down by 20 per cent.

Global Aids Epidemic 2010: UNAIDS World Report

Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Toxic To Bangladesh Economy

Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Toxic To Bangladesh Economy

Posted Thu, 02 Dec 2010 08:29:01 GMT by Emma McNeil

The arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh in the 1970s was dubbed by the World Health Organisation as the largest mass poisoning of the population in history . The contamination, which led to large numbers of people suffering the effects of chronic arsenic poisoning, is not just responsible for disease and poor health in the region but has also had a devastating effect on Bangladesh's economy.

Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Toxic To Bangladesh Economy

AIDS: The Environmental Impact

AIDS: The Environmental Impact

Posted Wed, 01 Dec 2010 08:30:00 GMT by Steve Humphreys

Newspapers carry stories about AIDS less frequently than in the past, while having more on the environment. But HIV/AIDS and the environment are linked by a number of factors. Failure to address the problem of HIV in the developing world will have effects on the environment that affect us all.

AIDS: The Environmental Impact

Are we too clean?

Are we too clean?

Posted Mon, 29 Nov 2010 17:08:07 GMT by Emma McNeil

A new study from the University of Michigan School of Public Health suggests our quest too be clean and infection free could be negatively affecting our health. The study seems to suggest that people exposed to high levels of two chemicals found in household products, triclosan and Bisphenol A (BPA), have a poorer level of immune health.

Are we too clean?

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Posted Wed, 24 Nov 2010 12:30:00 GMT by Emma McNeil

In Punta del Este, Uruguay this month the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) gathered to discuss the world's tobacco industry. The Conference agreed on a number of strategies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Quit smoking! Save the Planet?

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Posted Sun, 21 Nov 2010 10:58:01 GMT by Lucy Brake

A recent U.S. study has discovered that CO2 injected deep underground could bubble up to the surface and contaminate aquifers supplying drinking water.

Underground CO2 storage may contaminate drinking water

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:03:01 GMT by Steve Humphreys

Following the announcement of a $4million project to combat food insecurity in South Asia, this article looks at some of the aims of the project and the background to food insecurity in the region.

Asian Food Security Project Granted US $4 million

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

Posted Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:25:09 GMT by Julian Jackson

Autistic children learn from interacting with drumming little robot: KASPAR is a limited child. He can smile, blink, and move his head and arms, and play his drum, but that's about all. Even he has friends though: autistic children love to play with him. That's because KASPAR is a robot. But unlike real children he won't get bored, or fight, or take their toys away.

KASPAR the Child-Robot Plays Nice

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Spider bites and necrosis!

Posted Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:37:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How AIDS moved from chimpanzees and, now, gorillas.

Posted Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:48:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Mosquitoes have the best malaria strategy!

Posted Sun, 08 Feb 2015 11:10:35 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Do we choose senescence or eternal youth?

Posted Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:11:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cats spread parasites (and destroy wildlife.)

Posted Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Whale genes needed for age research

Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:44:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Natural Human Lives

Posted Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Die, diesel, die !

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:15:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Babies are all meant to be the same!

Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Malaria cure at last on the horizon

Posted Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

It's all in the mind: weight loss research puts focus on the brain

Posted Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:15:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Leukemia relapse linked to newly discovered DNA repair defect

Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Early Detection of COPD could help prevent lung cancer

Posted Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:01:01 GMT by Angela Munro

Could the ecstasy drug be used to treat cancer?

Posted Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:19:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Protein responsible for drug resistance in breast cancer found

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:09:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

The eyes have it - clues to heart disease found

Posted Sat, 17 Sep 2011 11:44:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

World Hepatitis Day - 28th July

Posted Sat, 28 Jul 2012 00:01:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Exercise and caffeine 'prevent skin cancer'

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:00:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Debate over promoting ideal body images continues

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:20:00 GMT by Nikki Bruce

Tomatoes good for health - even on pizza - report confirms

Posted Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts