News tagged with epidemic

Childhood obesity link to parents

The relationships between children and their parent of the same gender in the earliest years of life could be the key to understanding why some young people become obese and others do not, new research conducted by the EarlyBird ...

dateJul 13, 2009 in Health
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Japan explores using cell phones to stop pandemics

(AP) -- A few months from now, a highly contagious disease will spread through a Japanese elementary school. The epidemic will start with several unwitting children, who will infect others as they attend classes and wander ...

dateJun 07, 2009 in Telecom
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Researchers track public reaction to flu outbreak

As two Stanford University researchers described their experience watching public reactions in the initial days of the H1N1 flu outbreak, it sounded like one of those nature films in which tiny fish dart back and forth in ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Other
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