Post Profile






Identifying children and saving lives one thumbprint at a time

(Michigan State University) Every day 353,000 children are born around the world, a majority of them in developing countries where there is a lack of proper record keeping, resulting in a lack of proper health care. By the age of five, more than 5 million children per year lose their lives to vaccine-preventable diseases. How can these young lives be saved? By their thumbprint, says Michigan State University professor Anil Jain.
read more

share

Related Posts


New Study Reveals Patchwork Federal Safety Net Health Care Coverage For Children With Diabetes

Health : Medical News Today

Federal funding for health care coverage of children with diabetes varies significantly from state to state across the United States, according to new research from the University of Michigan. The new research, published earlier thi...

Report: New health care distribution model could save lives in developing countries

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Each year millions of children and adults in the world's poorest countries die from lack of access to medicine and health care. A new report from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business and the George W. Bush Institute o...

State Laws Allowing Young Adults To Join Their Parents' Health Insurance Policy Until Age 26 Improved Access to Care

Health : Newswise Medical News

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that laws permitting children to stay on their parents' health insurance through age 26 result in improved access to health care compared to states without those laws. This ...

HIV-infected children benefit from Improved caregiver training

Health : Medical News Today

Children born with HIV can live longer and richer lives if their caregivers receive training in ways to enhance the children's development, according to research led by Michigan State University. The program also reduces depression ...

Does folic acid prevent childhood obesity?: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Health : Mayo Clinic News Blog

Health care professionals have known for decades that women of childbearing age should take folic acid, because it reduces a baby's risk of being born with the neural tube defect, spina bifida. New research shows there may be anothe...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC