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  • Article: This ‘Remarkable’ Breakthrough May Reverse The Effects of Alzheimer’s
    Health

    This ‘Remarkable’ Breakthrough May Reverse The Effects of Alzheimer’s

    By David Brand|Feb. 16, 2018

    An experiment “completely reversed” the buildup of proteins linked to the disease in mice. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Gutting Its Fund to Fight Ebola and Other Epidemics by 80%
    Health

    The US Is Gutting Its Fund to Fight Ebola and Other Epidemics by 80%

    By David Brand|Feb. 2, 2018

    The cuts will affect public health efforts around the world. Read more

  • Article: Here's How Stunted Kids Are Growing Again in Nepal
    Food & Hunger

    Here's How Stunted Kids Are Growing Again in Nepal

    Jan. 19, 2018|News Deeply

    Nepal received international support and used a combination of health strategies. Read more

  • Article: Malaria on the Rise in War-Tattered Syria
    Health

    Malaria on the Rise in War-Tattered Syria

    Jan. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The World Health Organization estimates that malaria cases rose by almost 100,000 last year. Read more

  • Article: Health Care Costs Are Forcing 100 Million People to Choose Between Food & Medicine
    Health

    Health Care Costs Are Forcing 100 Million People to Choose Between Food & Medicine

    By David Brand|Dec. 15, 2017

    Another 800 million people spend 10% of their income on health care. Read more

  • Article: This Australian Organisation is Working to Eradicate this Preventable Disease for Good
    Health

    This Australian Organisation is Working to Eradicate this Preventable Disease for Good

    By Marnie Cunningham  and  Kim Nguyen|Nov. 29, 2017

    The disease is affecting Indigenous Australians Read more

  • Article: This New Vaccine Could Prevent Infants from Contracting Typhoid
    Water & Sanitation

    This New Vaccine Could Prevent Infants from Contracting Typhoid

    By David Brand|Oct. 25, 2017

    It’s a big public health win, especially for communities that lack clean water and safe sanitation. Read more

  • Article: Australia Will Host the First Malaria World Congress
    AdvocacyHealth

    Australia Will Host the First Malaria World Congress

    By Kim Nguyen|Oct. 10, 2017

    Malaria remains a major global health problem in the Indo-Pacific region Read more