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2015-04-19 10:08:09

Researchers have confirmed early signs of malaria parasites in Africa becoming more resistant to drugs, leading one person working on the study to fear a grave situation in future.

2015-01-30 23:02:47

Judith Moore, an expert in public health programming with a focus on women and children, will serve as the strategic lead for maternal and child health in Abt Associates' International Health

2015-01-16 08:24:56

Consortia funded through the IMI Ebola+ Programme Supported by the European Commission NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan.

2014-12-04 23:00:35

The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) and the Oxford University Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health have recently begun collaborating to develop a global standard

bicycle commute
2014-08-22 05:52:13

Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine claim in a new study.

Neighborhood Grocery Store Initiative Fails To Change Fruit And Vegetable Intake Or Obesity
2014-02-04 10:07:26

Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University.

2014-01-23 11:29:46

A major trial aiming to cut the rate of tuberculosis (TB) among South Africa's gold miners did not reduce the number of cases or deaths from the disease.

2013-11-19 16:52:13

Non-specialist health workers are beneficial in providing treatment for people with mental, neurological and substance-abuse (MNS) problems in developing countries – where there is often a lack of mental health professionals – according to a new Cochrane review.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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