Tag Archives: Curb

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation

LONDON (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation. FILE PHOTO: The World Health Organization (WHO) logo is pictured at the entrance of its headquarters in Geneva,… Read More »

How stress can curb the desire to eat in an animal model

Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat. Findings appear in Nature Communications. The scientists believe their research could aid efforts to develop treatments for a serious eating disorder called… Read More »

Medical News Today: How cranberries may curb the antibiotic-resistance crisis

New research finds that cranberry molecules make bacteria more sensitive to antibiotics and reveals the twofold mechanism by which they do so. Cranberries may have hidden powers when it comes to fighting bacteria. Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have deemed antibiotic resistance a “global public… Read More »

Mexico Proposes Decriminalizing All Drugs, Working With US To Curb Deaths

A Guerrero Community Police member stands guard in the hills of Carrizalillo, Guerrero state, Mexico, on March 24, 2018. In the mountainous area of Guerrero state, one of the poorest and the most violent of Mexico, almost 7,000 people have taken the fight against organized crime as a personal cause making up a “community police.”… Read More »