London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine articles over last 30 days

- articles last 30 days - articles per day
Mentioned in this news Places Companies People
2014/10/30 11:33
2014/10/30 11:33
1m
TOKYO (AP) — A scientist who helped to discover the Ebola virus says he is concerned that the disease could spread to China given the large numbers of Chinese workers travelling to and from...
2014/10/30 11:33
2014/10/30 11:33
Latest videos
2014/10/30 11:31
2014/10/30 11:31
1m
A nurse who was put into quarantine after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is threatening to leave and take legal action, arguing that the isolation is a violation of her civil rights and will...
2014/10/29 21:17
2014/10/29 21:17
13h
During the 2003 SARS outbreak, China lost more than 300 lives and was berated for delays in cooperating with global health agencies. Lessons from that epidemic may now give the country an edge should...
2014/10/29 20:00
2014/10/29 20:00
15h
Prof. Peter Piot, who co-discovered the deadly virus in 1976, says the country should be vigilant The similarity in the early symptoms of Ebola and other widely prevalent diseases in India such as...
2014/10/29 06:20
2014/10/29 06:20
1d
This week boasts two of the things I hate most about winter – the end of British Summertime and Halloween. Both plunge us into untimely darkness, one because the clocks go back, the other because if...
2014/10/28 20:15
2014/10/28 20:15
1d
HONG KONG: Peter Piot, co-discoverer of Ebola virus in 1976, said here Monday that the lesson that people should draw from an Ebola crisis was that it could be avoidable if acting early. Speaking at...
2014/10/27 18:10
2014/10/27 18:10
2d
In the remote jungles of Southeast Asia, drones are being used to fight a new battle. But it’s not against Al Qaeda or ISIS, but a smaller and potentially even more deadly foe – malaria. With limited...
2014/10/27 15:21
2014/10/27 15:21
2d
What would YOU look like as an alcoholic of 20 years? Interactive ‘calculator’ reveals the toll booze takes on your appearance California-based company Rehabs has released an 'alcoholic' tool It...
2014/10/27 10:31
2014/10/27 10:31
3d
Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/10/27 06:18
2014/10/27 06:18
3d
Less evening light could reduce children's activity levels, according to a meta-analysis by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University of Bristol in the UK that makes a case...
2014/10/26 07:43
2014/10/26 07:43
4d
In 1959 the French microbiologist René Dubos gazed into his crystal ball and found reasons to be concerned. In his lifetime Dubos had witnessed the steady decline of diseases such as diphtheria,...
2014/10/26 03:00
2014/10/26 03:00
4d
Finding time to exercise is tough. You can squeeze in some extra calorie burning by skipping the car and taking public transport instead. It isn’t the same as going for a run, but a recent study...
2014/10/25 15:08
2014/10/25 15:08
4d
What's This?Two senseFly eBee drones on the ground in the Philippines. Researchers in Borneo are using similar devices to track malaria. In a remote area of Southeast Asia, drones are fighting a...
2014/10/24 13:15
2014/10/24 13:15
5d
Efua Dorkenoo, who for more than three decades waged an international campaign to eradicate the practice known as female genital mutilation, a centuries-old procedure that affects millions of girls...
2014/10/24 11:38
2014/10/24 11:38
5d
In a new study, scientists have found that though a shortened 4 month treatment for TB could work well in subsets of TB patients, but could not taken as a substitute for current 6 month standard...
2014/10/24 07:55
2014/10/24 07:55
6d
The time is nearly upon us when we turn our clocks back an hour for autumn, making daylight even more scarce in the evening. Though the extra hour of sleep is a bonus, could the diminished evening...
2014/10/23 16:50
2014/10/23 16:50
6d
Fixing 'Ebolanomics' in pursuit of vaccines and drugs LONDON (Reuters) - As researchers from Africa to China to America race to develop vaccines and treatments to fight Ebola, health experts are...
2014/10/23 11:36
2014/10/23 11:36
6d
BBC News - Ebola outbreak: Six surprising numbers For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC navigation Share this page The figure of 1.7 means that, on average, every 10...
2014/10/22 17:42
2014/10/22 17:42
7d
... can provide highly accurate information on changes to land, such as deforestation or changing types of agriculture. This helps to understand the impact on the movement and distribution of...
2014/10/22 14:42
2014/10/22 14:42
7d
The cease-fire agreed at talks brokered by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko between Moscow and Kiev may not have held, but the president has enjoyed something of an image makeover since his...
2014/10/30 11:33
2014/10/30 11:33
Latest from Twitter