Treatment of Schistosomiasis in Africa
Africa / Health Policy / Health Science / Health Treatement

Treatment of Schistosomiasis in Africa

Treatment of Schistosomiasis in Africa Abstract Schistosomiasis is part of a group of diseases that generally afflict the poorer regions of the world. These diseases are collectively called neglected tropical diseases because historically, little funding has been put into researching cures or treating the afflicted population; instead, efforts have been focused on more fatal diseases, … Continue reading

In Cancer’s Genes
Health / Health Care / Health Science / Health Treatement

In Cancer’s Genes

In Cancer’s Genes Pauline Helle Abstract: Interview with Professor Børresen-Dale: Professor Børresen-Dale  is a pioneer in gene-based cancer treatment. By decoding the genetic material of a patient’ s tumor, researchers can determine the tumor’s “Achilles’ heel,” its weak point, and thus the optimal treatment. This approach is known as “ personalized treatment” and may eventually … Continue reading

A Sobering Reality: Understanding Russia’s Alcohol Morbidity and Mortality from an Epidemiological and Political Approach
Health / Health Science / Russia

A Sobering Reality: Understanding Russia’s Alcohol Morbidity and Mortality from an Epidemiological and Political Approach

A Sobering Reality: Understanding Russia’s Alcohol Morbidity and Mortality from an Epidemiological and Political Approach Peter Shyba Abstract: If Vodka cost a dollar fifty a dollar fifty for half a litre, how much of it would you drink? In Russia, where the price of Vodka averages between $1.50 and $3.00, the answer is simple: a … Continue reading