HIV/AIDS is seemingly forgotten, but not gone
With the economic crisis, the war and many other issues, HIV/AIDS has slipped under the radar. It is a very big issue in today's society, one that often goes unnoticed. Not only is it still taking... Jan 21, 2011
My News Roundups
Short summaries of the top global news. Eugenio Prati has contributed 6, including:
Haemophilia gene therapy shows early success People with hemophilia B have an error in their genetic code which causes a lack of a protein called factor IX, critical for blood-clotting. A break through in virus mutation means their will be no need for the multiple factor IX injections hemophiliacs a
Radioactive Water Leak Found at Fukushima Nuclear Plant A 45 metric ton leak of radioactive water was discovered at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility on Sunday. TEPCO claims it was able to stop the leak, yet the amount of radioactive water which has reached the Pacific Ocean is still uncertain.
Rights group: More than 400 killed in Syria Death toll continues to rise in Syria as the government cracks down on protesters seeking reform. A human rights group claimed more than 400 were killed over the past few weeks. The U.N. Security Council is expected to take action in the days to come.
Woman sentence to death in Pakistan Asia Bibi, a 45-year-old Christian woman, living in Itan Wali, Pakistan, has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani court after simply saying something. She was accused of breaking Pakistan’s blasphemy law.