London Declaration to Eliminate NTDs Makes Progress

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) projects that the treatment for schistocomiasis (bilharzia) will reach 235 million people over the next five years. This according to the WHO would be achieved by increasing availability of medicines (praziquantel) using gifts of medicines and improved distribution at country level the next five years

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Take-aways linked to asthma and eczema

New research has found that eating highly processed convenience foods can lead to an increased risk of asthma and eczema in children. Rising levels of allergy-related conditions in more than 500,000 children in over 50 countries have been directly correlated to poor dietary patterns

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Sitting at work as hazardous as smoking?

We are all sitting more than ever before. Many prefer to sit and watch sport versus play and the majority of our day is sitting at work, school or in the car. This is clearly a dangerous behavior that will play a significant role in the development of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and many cancers

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