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New Moms Isolated by Coronavirus Pandemic

Up to one in five women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that can adversely affect the thoughts, emotions and functioning of mothers, as...

Cities Lead the Charge on the Coronavirus Front Lines

How many times have we heard over the past few weeks that we have entered an unprecedented era? The rapid spread of COVID-19 has upended...

Why Coronavirus Demands Special Attention

Ghana has joined the ranks of countries around the world that are enforcing some form of restriction on movement with the hope of slowing...

A Woman Who Pursued Science for the Greater Good

Gita Ramjee dedicated her professional life to HIV prevention research for women and adolescents from the 1980s when the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was...

Tiger Balm: Uses and Side Effects

Tiger balm is a topical over-the-counter product used to alleviate pain. It is made from ingredients such as menthol, camphor, clove oil, and cajuput...
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New Moms Isolated by Coronavirus Pandemic

Up to one in five women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that can adversely affect the thoughts, emotions and functioning of mothers, as...

Cities Lead the Charge on the Coronavirus Front Lines

How many times have we heard over the past few weeks that we have entered an unprecedented era? The rapid spread of COVID-19 has upended...

Why Coronavirus Demands Special Attention

Ghana has joined the ranks of countries around the world that are enforcing some form of restriction on movement with the hope of slowing...

A Woman Who Pursued Science for the Greater Good

Gita Ramjee dedicated her professional life to HIV prevention research for women and adolescents from the 1980s when the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was...

Cannabis May Reduce Crack Use

North America is in the midst of a drug overdose disaster. In British Columbia, Canada, where nearly 1,000 people died of overdose in 2016,...

Playing Video Games Can Ease Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As communities across the globe are urged to stay indoors and practice physical distancing measures, feelings of isolation and loneliness are likely to become...

Millions of Kenyans Go Hungry Every Day. Why, and What Can Be Done

The recently released 2019 Global Hunger Index shows that millions of Kenyans are going hungry and that the country suffers from serious levels of...

If we are in a war against COVID-19 then we need to know where the enemy is

The fight against COVID-19 has launched a thousand military metaphors in the British press. The “greatest challenge since the Second World War”, “the frontline”,...

Why the Elimination of Malaria Needs Much Greater Involvement of Women

I was born and bred in the western part of Kenya, an area endemic of malaria. I have been sick from malaria not once,...

Dos and Don’ts During Social Distancing

Lately, the one topic the entire world is concerned about is the novel coronavirus. In line with that, as a sex positive neuroscience sex researcher,...

As Ebola and Zika Recur, Rethinking Global Pandemics With Lessons From China

This article has been updated. It was originally published as part of The Conversation Global’s series Globalisation Under Pressure on May 18 2017. Though a...

Who Can Get Tested for Coronavirus?

To control the spread of COVID-19 we need to identify as many people with the virus as possible. If we know who has it,...
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New Moms Isolated by Coronavirus Pandemic

Up to one in five women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that can adversely affect the thoughts, emotions and functioning of mothers, as...

Cities Lead the Charge on the Coronavirus Front Lines

How many times have we heard over the past few weeks that we have entered an unprecedented era? The rapid spread of COVID-19 has upended...

Why Coronavirus Demands Special Attention

Ghana has joined the ranks of countries around the world that are enforcing some form of restriction on movement with the hope of slowing...
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