Global Unity to End TB

MARCH 18, 2016 12:03 AM| no comments

Every 21 seconds someone dies from Tuberculosis (TB), which has now overtaken HIV as the leading killer from infectious diseases in the world. Globally, nine million people will become affected by TB every year, however, not everyone will have access to the right treatment and care to effectively address it. This can lead to the [...]

Unlocking the brain- neurodegenerative diseases

MARCH 15, 2016 12:03 AM| no comments

Globally, 45 million people are affected by degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Huntington’s disease. These devastating conditions, where nerve cells in the brain die (degenerate) can cause severe mental and physical health issues. What causes the cells to die in the first place? New research at the Pittsburgh [...]