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The Elegant Worm

The Elegant Worm

Meet C. elegans, a cheap, simple, transparent and hermaphroditic model for research into neurodegeneration and immune response.

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Vita-Vision

Envisioning a Better Test

It all began with swim goggles, a light bulb and a video camera: Researcher Alain Labrique has created a portable device that can identify vitamin A deficiency in the field.

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Thinspiration

Thinspiration

School faculty are on the trail of 'pro-ana' and 'pro-mia' websites, the go-to resources for anorexics and bulimics in search of unhealthy tips for purging and dieting.

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Survivor Satisfaction

Survivor Satisfaction

How well are the NGOs providing disaster relief in Haiti? Researchers Paul Perrin and Tom Kirsch will conduct a customer satisfaction survey in Leogane and Port-au-Prince.

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TB-Style Treatment for AIDS

TB-Style Treatment for AIDS

Direct observation treatment has proven successful for TB patients. Can it help AIDS patients survive longer?

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AIDS? Other Victims

AIDS' Other Victims

Injection drug users have one of the fastest rising AIDS infection rates, and are a critical factor in the global pandemic.

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Boomers Go Boom

Boomers Go Boom

"To move is to risk death, and to not move is to be dead already." Find out how the baby boomer generation is keeping itself moving, for better and for worse.

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Adding to the Well-Visit

Adding to the Well-Visit

In the pediatrician's office, mental health is often overlooked. Researchers are developing techniques that primary care providers can use to flag problems.

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Medics for Mothers

A community-based obstetric care program in eastern Burma shows dramatic results in delivering skilled care to women before, during and after childbirth.

Unveiling the National AIDS Strategy

Bloomberg School faculty and alumni are on hand at President Barack Obama's announcement of a U.S. National AIDS Strategy.

News to Live By

Findings about men, women and vaccines; good and bad news on alcohol ads geared to youth; and an on-the-street outreach strategy gets results in preventing youth violence. 

Single and Safe in China?

A milestone study uncovers connections between marital status and injury in elderly Chinese and yields useful information for injury prevention.

Florida Outbreak, Baltimore Trial

Clinical trials to evaluate a new vaccine against dengue fever are particularly timely following an outbreak of the disease in Key West. 

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A Worm Unlocks a Mystery

A Worm Unlocks a Mystery

Biochemist Valeria Culotta explains how the humble worm C. elegans is making research discoveries possible.

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