Latest Millennium Development Goals Stories
A new NASA-led study finds that when it comes to combating global warming caused by emissions of ozone-forming chemicals, location matters.
The Malik and FriendsTM children’s book series (http://www.malikandfriends.com), authored and illustrated by 9-year old Akili Raphael, is targeted
Measures of uncertainty should be taken into account when estimating progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4 (to reduce the mortality rate of children under 5 years by two thirds from the 1990 level by 2015) in order to give more accurate assessments of countries' progress.
Breakthrough drugs have made it possible for people to live with HIV longer than ever before, but more work must be done to actually cure the disease.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...
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