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Super Antibody Offers Potential HIV Treatment, Cure, Scientists Say

New York, N.Y. Scientists have isolated potent HIV antibodies — immune system fighter proteins targeted specifically against the virus — that have implications for the prevention and even destruction of the virus that causes AIDS. A doctor draws blood to check for HIV/AIDS. Picture: Richard Chambers, Wikipedia. The powerful, broadly neutralizing antibodies are produced by an […]

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Study: ‘Love Hormone’ Gene Key to Better Relationships

New York, N.Y. The activity of a certain gene could determine how social you are and how well you bond with others. The ‘Love Hormone’ gene could determine how social you are and how well you bond with others. Picture: Unsplash, Pixabay. The OXT gene is responsible for the generation of a substance called oxytocin, […]

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News in Brief 21 June 2016 (AM)

New York, N.Y.  More than half of Yemenis “don’t have enough food to eat”. Severe food insecurity widespread in Yemen, over 1/2 population in crisis. Photo: WFP Fears are growing for the people of Yemen, the UN said Tuesday, amid news that more than half of the country’s population is suffering from life-threatening food insecurity. In […]

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Global Effort to Boost Kids’ Cognitive Development Urged

New York, N.Y. A new paper published by a team of social scientists and public health specialists concludes that some 200 million children around the world are failing to meet their developmental potential each year. Children in a classroom developing cognitive skills and abilities. Photo: Cpl. Rebecca Elmy, Wikipedia.  What’s lacking, say the experts, is social […]

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Yoga Day, Shows Importance Of Healthy Living In Realizing Global Goals

New York, N.Y. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to embrace healthier choices and lifestyles and to commit to unity with other human beings, regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, gender identity or sexual orientation. Participants practice yoga during a special event celebrating the first International Day of Yoga at UN Headquarters (2015). UN […]

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New Zika Plan To Focus On Stopping, Helping Medical Complications

New York, NY-The United Nations health agency today issued a revised strategic response plan for the next one and a half years to combat the transmission of the Zika virus, which has now spread to 60 countries.                                                                                                                        Photo: WHO/PAHO/ United Nations The Zika Strategic Response Plan from July 2016 to December 2017 would place […]

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International Eye Charity, Orbis Takes Airborne Healing to the World

Los Angeles, C.A. International charity Orbis is helping the visually impaired through a flying hospital staffed by volunteer doctors and medical workers.  It recently unveiled a new version of its airborne clinic, which will take the latest medical technology around the world. Eye Exams in Nicaragua. Photo:  Emmitt Hawks Jr. The world’s only flying eye […]

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Did You Know? Drinking Hot Beverages Linked To Cancer

New York, N.Y.  Next time you fix yourself a hot tea or coffee, letting it cool off a bit could help you avoid cancer, according to a new study by the U.N. cancer research agency. Photo: Julius Schorzman /Assemble Me. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, said on […]

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