Science didn’t understand my kids’ rare disease until I decided to study it | Sharon Terry

The best Christmas my children ever had was also the worst Christmas my husband and I ever had. Elizabeth, age seven, and her brother, Ian, age five, couldn’t imagine why they were getting everything they wanted for Christmas. The reason Santa was so generous was because of something my husband Pat and I knew and…

What is TB? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

I’ve drawn out for you a mother over here, a mom, and her son on the right. And it turns out that mom has tuberculosis, let’s assume that. And sometimes when you see “Tuberculosis” written out the way I’m writing it out, you’ll actually see it shorthanded, or kind of use the quick way of…

Reviving a 60-year quest to eradicate a disfiguring disease

In Papua New Guinea, children are playing like they do anywhere in the world. But these kids are at high risk of a tropical skin disease that causes big ulcers. Yaws is caused by a bacterium that infects through wounds and scratches, usually on the legs. It doesn’t kill, but if left untreated, it can…

The Science of Nutrition

We are constantly exposed to information about food, diet and nutrition from magazines, newspapers, books, food labels, advertisements, news broadcasts, tv shows, not only from registered dietitians but from all sorts of health professional that may have minimal knowledge of food and nutrition, as well as chefs, fitness instructors, gurus of all kinds and other…

Implications of U.S.-China Collaborations on Global Health Issues

Recently, a lot of attention on the United States and China’s collaboration on global health has been focusing on the efforts to stop the synthetic opioid problems. The United States and China has actually been working together for many years on global health, including the China CDC and U.S. CDC has collaborated over two decades…

The 169th Cutter Lecture – Michael Marmot – May 10, 2019

good afternoon wonderful to have you sets a full house for those of you who think you cannot manage standing for an hour there is an overflow room in the Rossano atrium at the first floor of kreski and for those who are briefed there are three seats here in France it’s my great pleasure…

Postgraduate programmes for healthcare careers – Medicine at Imperial College London

My ambition to become a paediatrician started from a very early age; my mother is also a paediatrician and so it was something that I’ve always wanted to do. It’s become something that’s very personal to me: I myself had cancer when I was in medical school and that inspired me to want to pursue…

From Payday Loans to Pawnshops Fringe Banking, the Unbanked, and Health

Jerzy comes to us from Tufts University and i’m really excited about this work First I’ll just give an outline of the talk so I’ll start out with just a brief history of the fringe banking industry talk about who uses fringe services and why then I’ll go through methods results and discussion including a…