The morning bell rings. One hundred children line up behind a desk.
It’s National Deworming Day.
One at a time, each child steps up and holds a hand out over the desk. A teacher drops a tablet into the child’s … Continue ReadingRead More →
Ebola is a viral infection that attacks the dendritic cells of the immune system. These affected dendritic cells are unable to relay information about the viral attack, impairing the immune response. In a study released in August 2014 by Cell … Continue ReadingRead More →
Two folding chairs face each other in the center of the frame. Shadows fall below them as a light shines from above. The perimeter of the frame is dark; everything is in black and white. A short-haired plus-size woman walks … Continue ReadingRead More →
Given the tremendous advances in the quality of healthcare in the 20th century, maternal death during childbirth may seem to be a concern of the past. However, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) fact sheet on maternal mortality released … Continue ReadingRead More →
“Every eight minutes a woman dies needlessly as a result of an unsafe illegal … Continue ReadingRead More →
The structure of … Continue ReadingRead More →
It is difficult to criticize the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation when its annual contributions to global public health … Continue ReadingRead More →
Right now, look at the tag of your t-shirt. Does it say that it was made in [some country other than the U.S.]? Now, … Continue ReadingRead More →
As the frontier of medical discovery expands every day, our focus on understanding and controlling … Continue ReadingRead More →