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Nothing But Nets and Union of Reform Judaism Help Save Lives in Kenya

...udaism, a partner of the grassroots campaign. "We are thankful to join unhcr and the UN Foundation on this trip to see first-hand the impact of malaria ...nd as they sleep at night with their children." In September 2008, unhcr identified an immediate and urgent need for 275,000 long-lasting, insectici...

UNICEF REPORT: Desperate Conditions for Children in Camps Without Clean Water as Cyclone Aftermath Worsens

... supplies will be flown from Paris, via KLM on Sunday, 11 May, including fortified therapeutic milk. On Monday UNICEF will share a charter with unhcr from Dubai into Yangon with 540 family water kits. Another flight arriving Monday will be carrying 32 tons of provisions including 20 large tent...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...hin the camps, they added. They blamed reduced donor funding to the unhcr for the worrying rates of malnutrition, saying this impeded food deliveries...P spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume told journalists in Geneva. The unhcr added in a statement that "a complete package of assistance is needed to ov...

War Spreading AIDS a Myth-UNHCR

...rea is a myth. This is according to a new study by unhcr of seven African nations that was published this w...mmunities; the reverse may be the case. The unhcr study team , led by Dr. Paul Spiegel of our Public...nd no clear evidence to support the view. The unhcr report challenges this view. 'In the seven African...

Lebanon Fears of Epidemics as the Crisis Deepens

...s. They note an overall lack of food, health care. More supplies are needed and more help is a must," van Genderenstort said. A statement by the unhcr warned that the funds it was receiving were not enough to help all the displaced so far. "We asked for $18.9 million for an initial three-month ...
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(Date:7/8/2014)... enjoy similar longevity and cardiovascular health as other healthy ... the American Journal of Transplantation . The findings ... and the transplant professionals caring for them. , Over ... aged 55 years and older has become more common. ... heart disease, the removal of a kidney could make ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence ... to develop an implantable neural device with the ... brain to help restore memory, DARPA officials announced ... understanding that memory is a process in which ... information, store it and retrieve it. Certain types ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... Hand hygiene rates were found to be three times ... when there were no auditors present, according to a ... , The study, titled, "Quantification of the Hawthorne effect ... system: a retrospective cohort study," published today on-line in ... first author Dr. Jocelyn Srigley, who did the study ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Caesarean section have a different intestinal flora than children delivered ... is the case and what it means for the immune ... therefore decided to scrutinise the impact of birth on the ... mouse pups. , The study shows that ... of cells that strengthen the immune system, says Camilla Hartmann ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... switch out one gene for another in a line ... fiction to reality within this decade. As with any ... of fixing disease-causing genes in humans, for example--as well ... put one of those concerns to rest: using gene-editing ... of mutations in the cells. The new results were ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... deer hunts in Indiana state parks have helped restore ... caused by overabundant populations of white-tailed deer, a Purdue ... Jenkins, associate professor of forest ecology, found that a ... hunts in state parks has successfully spurred the regrowth ... by browsing deer. , Jenkins said that while ...
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