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2013-09-13 16:24:50

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Louis University's Center for World Health and Medicine has received a three-year $566,640 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a new approach to treating malaria, a disease that puts about one billion people at risk worldwide, killing approximately one million annually. The project investigates the potential of novel classes of antimalarial drugs to treat drug-resistant parasites that cause malaria and...

2013-09-11 23:01:39

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is honored to announce that Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the recipient of the organization’s Global Impact Award. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is honored to announce that Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the recipient of the organization’s Global Impact Award. The presentation will be held on December 3, 2013, and will coincide with EGPAF’s...

2013-09-10 23:25:39

Following the conclusion of phenomenally successful Indiegogo campaign, ieCrowd plans next steps for Kite Patch with extensive field testing in real life situations in Uganda, one of the hardest hit malaria regions. Riverside, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 •    Kite Patch™ crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo raises $557,254 to advance product development and fuel large field test in Uganda that will include over 6.7 million hours of testing in...

2013-09-10 23:22:03

Alkaline water filtration company to donate up to $10,000 for basic education to impoverished community. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Going back to school can be costly for some but for many children access to an education isn’t even an option. The public school system in Bangladesh does not exist in slum areas, which can make up nearly 60 per cent of the population. Getting a job outside of the slum requires a basic education, making it impossible for most of the people living there. And...

2013-09-10 12:30:11

Ending preventable child and maternal deaths priority at High-level Regional Conference PANAMA CITY, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Promise Renewed for the Americas conference today, 26 Ministers of Health from Latin America and the Caribbean and seven international partners signed the Declaration of Panama pledge to end all preventable child and maternal deaths by 2035. The Declaration of Panama is a call-to-action for the region since no mother or child's health should be...

2013-09-07 23:00:25

Shane Michaels releases a review of Survive Water Crisis, the top selling program online about how to make sure that people have clean drinking water during a crisis. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Survive Water Crisis, a new training program that aims at teaching people the number one free water secret that they need to know has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Survive Water Crisis isn't a beautifully designed or flashy website....

2013-09-06 20:20:12

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 20 biggest world economies agreed today to use the resources of the Montreal Protocol to get rid of a significant group of super greenhouse gases (GHGs). The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) welcomes the landmark agreement and encourages all countries to join the G20 in supporting a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol - the international ozone treaty. After a summer of record high...

2013-09-05 20:20:35

STOCKHOLM, September 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Peter Morgan of Zimbabwe today received the Stockholm Water Prize for his life-long work to protect the health and lives of millions of people through improved water and sanitation technologies. H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presented the prize to Dr Morgan at a Royal Award Ceremony during the World Water Week held in Stockholm, Sweden. An estimated 1.8 billion people live without access to safe drinking water and...

South Pacific Flights Make More Ozone
2013-09-05 15:12:27

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A short-lived greenhouse gas, ozone’s formation and destruction depends mostly on the local chemical environment. Now, a new study from MIT researchers has indicated that flights passing over a certain section of the South Pacific produce the most ozone from their emissions. The results of the study, which was published in Environmental Research Letters, could have far-reaching implications for the timing and course taken by some...

2013-08-28 16:21:23

Agreement will eliminate imported water for groundwater replenishment and conserve 23 billion gallons of water per year for future generations LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County signed a historic 30-year recycled water purchase agreement which will eliminate the need for water from Northern California and the Colorado River for groundwater...


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2011-01-26 14:08:59

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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