Tuberculosis Becoming More Drug-Resistant WorldwideCurrently, 8.8 million patients worldwide are infected with tuberculosis, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
'Diaries' review: The evolution of OrwellHe was not born "George Orwell" in another sense too -- that while his need to enter and describe the world around him both began early, the experiences and understanding distilled in the defining masterpieces of his final years, "Animal Farm" (1945 ...
The Campbell RanchSome of the most modern monuments on the property include several plaques and markers from the days the property served the students of the Devereux Ranch School.
Translating TB researchOn Monday, Trudeau scientist Andrea Cooper returned from a 10-day trip to China, where she visited the Shenzhen Third People's Hospital, home to the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Institute of Infectious Disease.
World War Two Lancaster bomber and its crewmen¿s remains discovered in ...Mr Benkel, a health insurance clerk by day, began researching military plane crashes 25 years ago and now leads a voluntary recovery group that has examined 400 crashes and recovered the bodies of 38 airmen.
Too many children not vaccinatedToo many children in the Upstate are not getting vaccinations that can protect not only themselves, but also other children in their schools and day cares, from sometimes dangerous and contagious diseases. Although the number of unvaccinated students ...
Russia tells US: We don't want your aid moneyRussia accused the United States on Wednesday of using its aid mission in Moscow to try to influence Russian politics and the outcome of elections, a day after Washington announced Moscow had ordered the mission's closure. ... She added that USAID had ...
Bad News Abroad, Good News at HomeHe claimed he felt he was never in any danger and the Chinese have "expressed regret" and, the U.S. State Department has expressed the same exact level of outrage as it has exhibited in the attacks on other Embassies around the world. Which is to say ...
'We all have a role to play' in the battle against suicideThis was a message at the heart of a seminar on Friday in Butler House to mark World Suicide Prevention Day and Suicide Awareness Week.
UN launches new emergency operation to assist 1.2 million people in DR Congo"In most cases, people have left behind their homes, their fields and livestock, which are their sole source of food and income," said the World Food Programme (WFP) Representative in DRC, Martin Ohlsen. "They are therefore ... In addition to emergency ...
USAID admin: Civil society groups' work will go onUSAID has operated for two decades in Russia and been involved in everything from helping write of the constitution to efforts to eradicate tuberculosis. The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday Russia has demanded USAID leave the country, a ...
Communities Face Up to HIV, AidsTheir conversation went like this: "Long time Mbuya vaChido, you are nowhere to be seen these days. Could it be that you are spending the wealth your late husband left you or you have a young lover?
Mugged Highgate gran, 91, determined to move on after attackEric Banton, 49, of Northumberland Park, Tottenham, pleaded guilty to robbing the Second World War Army nurse on Friday at Wood Green Crown Court.
TB control programme to engage private sectorThe number of deaths stood at 60,000 - nearly 165 deaths a day. Nearly one lakh new multidrug resistant (MDR) TB cases are estimated to occur every year.
Rotarian Ann Wade Recounts Her Childhood Battle With PolioThere, Tom Wade discussed district news and club updates, including the Rotary drive to rid the world of polio, which he reported dates back 5,000 years.
Boulder-bred astronaut Scott Carpenter -- in town for park ceremony Thursday ...Born May 1, 1925, he briefly moved to New York with his parents before returning to Boulder when his mother, Florence Carpenter, was diagnosed with tuberculosis and his parents split up. ... Carpenter graduated from Boulder High in 1943 and went to the ...
Lou KentonWhen Lou was a small child, his father, a tailor, died of tuberculosis, and he left school at 14 to work in a paper factory.
Dot's Mr. Baseball: ADSL to honor 'Gentleman Jim' CollyerOn that particular day, however, Jim's reward came by way of a single fan who turned out to see him pitch: his dad, who suffered from both tuberculosis and a drinking problem for many years. "I'll never forget him coming out of the crowd that day and ...
'San Miguel,' by TC BoyleWill Waters asks his wife, Marantha, who is dying of tuberculosis. ... "San Miguel" begins with the arrival of the Waters family on New Year's Day, 1888: Marantha sailing on a schooner from Santa Barbara with her second husband, Will, a Civil War ...
Prisons in Latin AmericaCompared with other parts of the world, the region locks up a larger—and rising—percentage of its population, though less than the United States (see chart).