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Research and Development of Drugs for Developing Countries Faces Many Barriers
R&D for neglected diseases faces a number of barriers. In order to expand R&D, all of the actors – governments, companies, and NGOs, among others – need to work together on solutions. The limitations of the prize fund model ...
What Is the State of Women's Health Work in Canada?
Canada needs to be more of an active and democratic state that pursues gender and other kinds of equity. It should serve as a model employer by providing good pay, benefits, conditions, and security. More generally, the ...
Eating Disorders Are Experienced Differently According to Culture
Treatment and research must address difference in order to support racialized and ethnic women with eating disorders. For many, working on family relationships is essential. Family attitudes and actions impact the way many ...
Neighbourhood Income Affects Obesity
Children who grow up in poor neighbourhoods are more likely to be overweight than children who come from neighbourhoods that have higher incomes.
Epidemic Keeps Students Playing - And Learning
Epidemic is an effective digital learning technology. It keeps students engaged and is a valuable resource for information about viruses and health. It promotes a more health-conscious life.
Low Blood Sugar Impacts Athletic Performance in Kids with Diabetes
Low blood sugar has a negative effect on the athletic ability of adolescents with type 1 diabetes. It also affects their ability to respond to visual stimuli.
Economic Globalization Creates a Poverty Trap
Economic globalization is a core cause of poverty. Global institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank are controlled by the richest countries, and use their power to oppress developing nations.
Top Reasons for Unmet Healthcare Need in Canada
Women, individuals with low income, and home renters are more likely to have unmet healthcare needs in Canada.
Canadians Living with Diabetes and in Poverty Are at High Risk
Canadian individuals living in poverty and who also have T2DM are at high risk for adverse health outcomes. Social welfare does not provide sufficient assistance to allow them to successfully manage their disease. They ...
Sweden Tops Canada in Care for the Aged
Because of their resources and the way their work is organized, Swedish care workers can provide better care than their Canadian counterparts. They are better placed to improve living conditions for their residents and themselves.