Studies of whites dominate the research literature to date despite being one of the smallest populations worldwide. A new paper in Nature presents evidence that the field of human genetics must improve the diversity of research participants to avoid worsening existing health… Read More ›
Important Step for Justice; Special Criminal Court Arrests Former Armed Group Leader The Special Criminal Court (SCC) in the Central African Republic has arrested and brought charges against a government minister for war crimes and crimes against humanity in an important step for justice,… Read More ›
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health determined that stomach inflammation is regulated differently in male and female mice after finding that androgens, or male sex hormones, play a critical role in preventing inflammation in the stomach.
Pregnant women who consumed the caffeine equivalent of as little as half a cup of coffee a day on average had slightly smaller babies than pregnant women who did not consume caffeinated beverages, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
The Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL) has called on the Government of Sierra Leone to take action against those who violate and polute water catchment areas.
Before Sierra Leone was colonized in 1787 by freed slaves arriving from England and other groups from Nova Scotia (1792) and Jamaica (1800), the Temnes already practiced a democratic form of government.
Violence against women remains devastatingly pervasive and starts alarmingly young, shows new data from WHO and partners. Across their lifetime, 1 in 3 women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner – a number that has remained largely unchanged over the past decade.