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Eye Witness News
Mental health risks arent equal among all gay, bisexual menproblems. There’s been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single g
Mental health risks arent equal among all gay, bisexual men
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
problems. There’s been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single group, said lead author Ford Hickson, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. But the new findings illustrate that gay and bisexual men are as varied as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Younger gay, bisexual men at higher risk for depression, anxiety: studyproblems. There’s been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single g
Younger gay, bisexual men at higher risk for depression, anxiety: study
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
problems. There’s been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single group, said lead author Ford Hickson, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. But the new findings illustrate that gay and bisexual men are as varied as... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Mental health risks aren't equal among all gay, bisexual menproblems. There's been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single g
Mental health risks aren't equal among all gay, bisexual men
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
problems. There's been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single group, said lead author Ford Hickson, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. But the new findings illustrate that gay and bisexual men are as varied as... Read more
10 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Mental health risks aren't equal among all gay, bisexual menproblems. There's been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single g
Mental health risks aren't equal among all gay, bisexual men
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
problems. There's been a tendency to lump gay and bisexual men into a single group, said lead author Ford Hickson, of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. But the new findings illustrate that gay and bisexual men are as varied as... Read more
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The Financial Express
Alcohol prohibition poor policy, it’s not a moral problemin the assembly if that is what he really wanted”. Clearly, god had commonsense
Alcohol prohibition poor policy, it’s not a moral problem
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
in the assembly if that is what he really wanted”. Clearly, god had commonsense. Do our politicians? The writer, a public health expert, works with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Public Health Foundation of India and San... Read more
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Slate
No, Hand Dryers Are Not Viral Bombsyou need a pretty large infectious dose to get sick,” says Val Curtis, director
No, Hand Dryers Are Not Viral Bombs
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
you need a pretty large infectious dose to get sick,” says Val Curtis, director of the Environmental Health Group at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which does research on hygiene and sanitation. So even if germs are being... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Young gay, bisexual men more likely to attempt suicideattempt suicide or self-harm compared to those aged over 45, a new UK study has
Young gay, bisexual men more likely to attempt suicide
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
attempt suicide or self-harm compared to those aged over 45, a new UK study has claimed. The study by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that young gay and bisexual men are at significantly greater risk of... Read more
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New Kerala
Young gays, bisexuals more prone to suicide: newkerala.com #55040however the mental health differences within sexual minorities is unclear," sai
Young gays, bisexuals more prone to suicide: newkerala.com #55040
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
however the mental health differences within sexual minorities is unclear," said lead study author Ford Hickson from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. "The study showed that among gay and bisexual men, age and ethnicity had a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why being gay or bisexual gets easier with agetheir counterparts who are aged over 45, according to the first study of its ki
Why being gay or bisexual gets easier with age
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
their counterparts who are aged over 45, according to the first study of its kind in the UK The study, carried out at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, claims to be the first of its kind to examine the mental health differences... Read more
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dna
WHO warns of risk of 'marked increase' in Zika casesnot what we know but what we don't know that is concerning," infectious disease
WHO warns of risk of 'marked increase' in Zika cases
dna / Posted 5 days ago
not what we know but what we don't know that is concerning," infectious diseases professor David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine told AFP on the conference sidelines. "We can't make recommendations (for... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
WHO warns of risk of 'marked increase' in Zika cases"It's not what we know but what we don't know that is concerning," infectious d
WHO warns of risk of 'marked increase' in Zika cases
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
"It's not what we know but what we don't know that is concerning," infectious diseases professor David Heymann of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine told AFP on the conference sidelines. "We can't make recommendations (for... Read more
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examiner.com
School influences girls' chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorderteam. Researchers from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the
School influences girls' chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
team. Researchers from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that there are differences in the rates of an eating disorder being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West Africa Still Under Ebola Threatthe clinical program for the Ebola vaccine regimen include the Janssen Pharmace
West Africa Still Under Ebola Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the clinical program for the Ebola vaccine regimen include the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the University of Oxford, Inserm, Bavarian Nordic and Europe's Innovative... Read more
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The Register
Irish researchers sweep smartphones clear of super bugsnoting that the rate of routine cleaning of the phones by the workers was 10.5
Irish researchers sweep smartphones clear of super bugs
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
noting that the rate of routine cleaning of the phones by the workers was 10.5 per cent. Indeed UK researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2011 found that around 16 per cent of phones were infected with E coli, or... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
World Bank Group, SVRI Give Awards for Innovations to Prevent GenderViolence Among Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Turkey (Turkey, Eastern Europe/Central
World Bank Group, SVRI Give Awards for Innovations to Prevent Gender
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Violence Among Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Turkey (Turkey, Eastern Europe/Central Asia Region) Team: Harvard Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Relief Society for Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Women and Health Alliance (WAHA)... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
The school a girl attends can affect likelihood of eating disorders, Oxford University research showsaccording to new research. Researchers from Oxford University, University Coll
The school a girl attends can affect likelihood of eating disorders, Oxford University research shows
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
according to new research. Researchers from Oxford University, University College London, Bristol University, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, used data from Sweden. The study... Read more
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Oxford Mail
The school a girl attends can affect likelihood of eating disorders, Oxford University research showsaccording to new research. Researchers from Oxford University, University Coll
The school a girl attends can affect likelihood of eating disorders, Oxford University research shows
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
according to new research. Researchers from Oxford University, University College London, Bristol University, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, used data from Sweden. The study... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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9d
Croydon Guardian
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Croydon Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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9d
Hampshire Chronicle
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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9d
This is Oxfordshire
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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9d
Lancashire Telegraph
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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9d
West Moreland Gazette
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Streatham Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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9d
Bury Times
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Bury Times / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Gazette
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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guardian-series
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
guardian-series / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Harrow Times / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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This is West Country
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Gazette News
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Gazette News / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Bolton News
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schoolswith an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University,
Diagnosed eating disorders could be 'more likely' at all-girls schools
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
with an eating disorder, according to a team of experts from Oxford University, UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The study, published in the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Pupils at all girls schools far more likely to suffer from anorexiaenvironment which may increase the risk of developing an eating disorder.” Res
Pupils at all girls schools far more likely to suffer from anorexia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
environment which may increase the risk of developing an eating disorder.” Researchers from UCL, the University of Bristol, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm also took part in th... Read more
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The Hindu
Why are India's housewives killing themselves?own”, according to one study by Joanne Moller. Dr Vikram Patel, a leading Goa-
Why are India's housewives killing themselves?
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
own”, according to one study by Joanne Moller. Dr Vikram Patel, a leading Goa-based psychiatrist and professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who co-authored the Lancet study, tells me that the high rate of housewife... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trafficking victims in Britain suffer mental health problems: expertshealth of men and women exploited in many different labor sectors," said Cathy
Trafficking victims in Britain suffer mental health problems: experts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
health of men and women exploited in many different labor sectors," said Cathy Zimmerman, co-investigator from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. "The NHS (National Health Service) has a key role to play in helping... Read more
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Daily Mail
Minimum wage boost ‘has similar effect to antidepressants’workers can have as powerful an effect on mental health as prescribing antidepr
Minimum wage boost ‘has similar effect to antidepressants’
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
workers can have as powerful an effect on mental health as prescribing antidepressants.' Professor Martin McKee, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, commented: 'The publication of the study coincides with the introduction of... Read more
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iol.co.za
New drug may beat 'bad' cholesterolcold in 5 per cent of patients, throat infections in 3 per cent and back pain i
New drug may beat 'bad' cholesterol
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
cold in 5 per cent of patients, throat infections in 3 per cent and back pain in 3 per cent. Professor Liam Smeeth of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, warned that PCSK9-inhibitors had not been shown to protect against heart... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Team Wins World Bank's Award On Gender Violence PreventionAmong Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Turkey (Turkey, Eastern Europe/Central Asia Reg
Kenyan Team Wins World Bank's Award On Gender Violence Prevention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Among Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Turkey (Turkey, Eastern Europe/Central Asia Region) --Team: Harvard Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Relief Society for Syrian Refugees in Izmir and Women and Health Alliance... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
On the front line in Brazil’s war on Zika: ‘I felt I was in a horror movie’find the virus in the babies when they are born, says Laura Rodrigues, professo
On the front line in Brazil’s war on Zika: ‘I felt I was in a horror movie’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
find the virus in the babies when they are born, says Laura Rodrigues, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who now is spending a lot of time in Recife. “The reason people are hesitant... Read more
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New Kerala
New biomarkers offer hope for effective TB vaccine - newkerala.com #48405vaccine that is more effective than BCG, the Oxford team working with colleague
New biomarkers offer hope for effective TB vaccine - newkerala.com #48405
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
vaccine that is more effective than BCG, the Oxford team working with colleagues from the University of Cape Town and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine set out to identify immune correlates that could facilitate TB vaccine... Read more
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International Business Times
When it comes to oral sex, being a woman sucks Sex Research, was conducted in England by University of the Pacific sociologist
When it comes to oral sex, being a woman sucks
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Sex Research, was conducted in England by University of the Pacific sociologist Dr Ruth Lewis and Dr Cicely Marston of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. It involved interviews with a group of 16-18-year olds, who were interviewed... Read more
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Londonist
Refugee Crisis? There's An App For Thatpregnant refugee women by 'sharing information in a culturally aware context'.
Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That
Londonist / Posted 22 days ago
pregnant refugee women by 'sharing information in a culturally aware context'. Here, one of their partners is the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. According to Lawrie the tech scene in London has been incredibly supportive... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Men and women have very different attitudes to oral sexfor men to receive oral sex than women. The study, a joined-up project between
Men and women have very different attitudes to oral sex
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
for men to receive oral sex than women. The study, a joined-up project between the University of the Pacific and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and was published in the Journal of Sex Research. Males and females both... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How tapeworms and other parasites can help endangered species surviveago, researchers first began to find evidence of an upside to parasites. In 196
How tapeworms and other parasites can help endangered species survive
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
ago, researchers first began to find evidence of an upside to parasites. In 1968, for example, Brian M. Greenwood of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine observed that people in Nigeria had lower levels of arthritis and other... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
When it comes to oral sex, gender gap exists in attitudesin their relationships. The study, conducted by University of the Pacific soci
When it comes to oral sex, gender gap exists in attitudes
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
in their relationships. The study, conducted by University of the Pacific sociologist Ruth Lewis and Cicely Marston of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, interviewed 71 men and women ages 16 to 18, and conducted follow-up... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Better data means better health for the world’s disease-troubled areasTanya Marchant points out that oversight can be a roadblock. “There is a maxim
Better data means better health for the world’s disease-troubled areas
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
Tanya Marchant points out that oversight can be a roadblock. “There is a maxim that what gets measured gets done,” says the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine epidemiologist, whose research focuses on improving key measurements to help... Read more
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