Cancer death rates continued to decline in men, women, and children in the United States from 1999 to 2016, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.
Former Liberia president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and three others appointed WHO new goodwill ambassadors
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in his speech to open the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva announced that former Liberia president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Health Workforce.
Scientists at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in collaboration with researchers at the Protestant Clinic of Lyon (France), the Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto (Portugal), and Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russian Federation), have developed a simple, sensitive, and specific urine test (called UroMuTERT) that is capable of detecting urothelial cancer (carcinoma of the bladder and of the upper urinary tract).
With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017 ̶ 4.6 million more than the previous year ̶ the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the continent’s economy, environment and communities which host those displaced.
Biofortification has the potential to become a critical element in India’s quest for Malnutrition Free India by 2022: Arun Baral, chief financial officer of HarvestPlus
New clinical research supported by the National Institutes of Health shows that increasing the intensity of treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) over time improves alcohol-related outcomes among people with HIV.
A 14-year-old’s innovative approach to prevent tampering and misuse of opioid pills won a first place Addiction Science Award at the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)—the world’s largest science competition for high school students.