#World Health Organization

  • Article: Malaria Changes How You Smell. That Could Be Extremely Useful to Doctors.
    Health

    Malaria Changes How You Smell. That Could Be Extremely Useful to Doctors.

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 16, 2018

    The smell of a person with malaria might just be the key to diagnosing it. Read more

  • Article: World Health Organization Wants to Eliminate Trans Fats in the Next 5 Years
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    World Health Organization Wants to Eliminate Trans Fats in the Next 5 Years

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2018

    Eliminating trans fats could save more than 500,000 lives per year. Read more

  • Article: Soil Pollution Is the Next Major Hurdle in Combating Climate Change, Expert Says
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    Soil Pollution Is the Next Major Hurdle in Combating Climate Change, Expert Says

    May 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Only 10% of the world's contaminated sites have been cleaned up. Read more

  • Article: India Has the World’s 14 Most Polluted Cities, New Report Shows
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    India Has the World’s 14 Most Polluted Cities, New Report Shows

    By Joe McCarthy|May 3, 2018

    The overall numbers are grim, the WHO is optimistic about the power of transparency. Read more

  • Article: These Are the Most Polluted Places in the UK
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    These Are the Most Polluted Places in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 2, 2018

    Over 40 towns and cities are at or over global air pollution limits. Read more

  • Article: Chinese Universities Are Putting HIV Testing Kits in Vending Machines
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    Chinese Universities Are Putting HIV Testing Kits in Vending Machines

    By Chris Gelardi|April 16, 2018

    New cases among kids between the ages of 15 and 19 almost tripled from 2008 to 2017 in China. Read more

  • Article: India Might Eradicate Tuberculosis by 2025
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    India Might Eradicate Tuberculosis by 2025

    By Asmita Joshi|March 23, 2018

    Tuberculosis kills almost half a million people in India every year. Read more

  • Article: The Craziest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of — Because Nobody Has
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    The Craziest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of — Because Nobody Has

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 2, 2018

    The WHO says Disease X could be the next global health threat. Read more