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U.S. Report - Bold initiative to revolutionise study of the brain
On April 2 at the White House, US President Barack Obama unveiled the “BRAIN” Initiative – a bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

Telemedicine service helps lower mortality rate in paediatric
pilot program

Ricardo Muñoz, MD and Alejandro López, MD report on a Paediatric Cardiac Critical Care Pilot Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) which demonstrates the potential of telemedicine to improve care for patients around the world.


Morocco: Violence against migrants escalates
Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa are suffering a sharp increase in violence at the hands of security forces in Morocco and at border areas, resulting in serious health problems, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said. 

 Date of upload: 20th May 2013

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