News tagged with heart development

The impact of sleep deprivation in children

We all know kids, especially, need a good night's sleep in order to thrive. After studying thousands of children, psychologist Mona El-Sheikh, a professor of child development, says children who don't get ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Health
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Illness thrives in maturing nations

A three-pronged health challenge is putting the squeeze on already-scarce resources in the developing world, with heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic ailments growing. At the same time, the threat from ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Health
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Conference focuses on unmet needs in developing world

On a screen in the cavernous hall at the Harvard Club of Boston were images of two patients, one with a hernia and the second with breast cancer, conditions routinely treated with surgery in the United States.

dateNov 09, 2010 in Other
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