New research into the earliest events occurring immediately upon infection with HIV-I shows that the virus deals a stunning blow to the immune system earlier than was previously understood.
Instead of following pre-existing and stoic mandates to instill their own agenda on others, Duke students involved in global health efforts this summer are finding ways to adapt and modify their message to better address the needs of overlooked individuals.
A study by Duke University researchers finds that minority and low-income communities are more likely to be adversely affected by a 2006 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruling that exempts some industries from reporting detailed information about the toxic chemicals they release into the environment.
How many of the questions posted in the Duke Chronicle on July 15, 2008 did you get right? Check the answers below, and then click on the link to enter into the drawing for a $25 gift certificate to the Duke Book Store. (Only Duke students are eligible.)
DGHI fieldwork participants have come to understand that a successful project is not only about crafting a strong protocol or research procedure, but also learning to cope with unforeseen obstacles and managing problems as they arise.
Dr. Mazz talks to Jen’nan Ghazal Read, a professor in sociology and global health at Duke, about the vast diversity within the American Muslim community on 1210 Tonight
Women die from pregnancy-related causes at a rate of about one every minute, according to figures gathered by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. And 99 percent of those deaths occur in Africa and South Asia. Sam Swartz and Grant Smith are well aware of these statistics. And they hope to have a small part in changing them over the next year.
DURHAM, N.C. -– Duke University’s Hart Leadership Program (HLP) has selected 19 students to conduct innovative community-based research projects with organizations across four continents.
Recent studies suggest that large numbers of Americans remain sexually active well into their 60’s, 70’s and even 80’s. But researchers at Duke University Medical Center say seniors may be overlooked as possible carriers of the AIDS virus.