Global Tuberculosis Epidemic Levelling Off - WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has claimed that the global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic has levelled off for the first time since it declared TB a public health emergency in 1993. //
The Global Tuberculosis Control Report released today, two days before the world TB day, says that the percen...
T'is the season to be jolly?
...e norm amongst young people, there is some positive news from the research. Evidence suggests that increases in young people's alcohol consumption is levelling
Previously, representations of binge drinking as a source of entertainment, coupled with pervasive coverage of drunken celebrities has incre...
Eczema still on the increase in developing countries
...and suggests that environmental factors could be having a significant impact.
Research, by a team of allergy experts across the world, has shown a levelling
off in the number of cases of eczema in children aged between 13 to 14 years and a decrease in some countries like the UK and New Zealand where childh...
Disquieting Slow Down in Heart Disease Deaths Among Under 55s
But when the figures were unpicked by age, they showed that death rates from heart disease among younger Britons were lower and now seem to be levelling
For 35 to 44 year old men the decline in death rates was 35%, and for those aged 45 to 54 it was 47%.And between 2000 and 2004, there w...
Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV
...ral load, gradually decreases and then levels off, a period during which patients do not exhibit symptoms of their disease. The viral load during this levelling
out is an indication of how well the patients own immune system is battling the virus, and this is the point in the infections natural history that th...
Cost of hatchling turtles' dash for freedom
... half hour, continuing to fall more gradually over the next 10 hours before levelling
off at 20milliNewtons about 12 hours after embarking.
Analysing the hatc...dly during the first half hour, before declining more slowly and eventually levelling
off after 12 hours. So what does this mean for a young turtle as it thrashe...
'Plant-eating predator to fight superweed is not magic bullet'
...n or hamper range extension, it may even have the effect of reducing the amount of hybrid seed produced. But it must be viewed as an invaluable aid to levelling
the playfield in the fight against this alien plant, rather than as a 'mission achieved'.
"If it is to be released it should be as part of a co-o...