Global Health Gateway
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In this forum article, experts discuss non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that, despite causing significant health issues, do not receive the attention they deserve, highlighting the need for higher global health priority to reduce the burden of disease.
In this video Q&A, we interview Sir Ian Gilmore on the global burden of alcohol in terms of its scale and consequences relating to illness, and discuss the strategies that are addressing the problem.
Liver cirrhosis caused over 1 million deaths in 2010, with the highest mortality rates in Egypt and Moldova, suggesting that cirrhosis is a significant global health problem and measures to reduce risk factors should be reinforced in specific countries.
A closer look at the survival mechanisms adopted by enteric bacteria when travelling through the diverse environmental conditions of the GI tract to reach their target organ.
A compound extracted from pomegranate fruit peel, Punicalagin, shows antifungal properties in-vitro against dermatophytes.
BMC Research Notes 2014, 7:752
Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2014, 2:8
European Journal of Medical Research 2014, 19:56