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2011-07-07 07:55:00

A new study has identified the major obstacles to improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world. Professor Abdallah S. Daar, a senior scientist with the McLaughlin-Rotman Center for Global Health at the University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Toronto, co-authored the study entitled "Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health." He brought together over 400 international researchers, advocates, clinicians and other experts to identify these mental illnesses....

2010-01-08 15:35:00

Enforcing new Chinese rules for clinics may impact lucrative stem cell therapy tourism but improve international credibility, confidence Chinese researchers have become the world's fifth most prolific contributors to peer-reviewed scientific literature on clock-reversing regenerative medicine even as a skeptical international research community condemns the practice of Chinese clinics administering unproven stem cell therapies to domestic and foreign patients. According to a study by the...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin