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Three scientists honoured for research of circadian rhythm
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 has been awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm. Life on Earth is adapted to the rotation of our planet. For many years we have known that living organisms...read more
   
Resolutions set to strengthen public health
Several important announcements were made, and resolutions endorsed, at the 64th Session of WHO’s Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean held in Islamabad from 9-12 October. Among the topics discussed were Noncommunicable Diseases, health emergencies, polio, cancer, climate change, the health of adolescents and antimicrobial resistance, among other...read more
   
We are already experiencing the health impacts of climate change
Climate change is already having an impact on health, impacting on labour productivity, the spread of infectious disease and exposure to air pollution and heatwaves, and affecting countries worldwide, according to the first report of The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change...read more
   
   


Date of upload: 22nd Nov 2017
                                  
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