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Parasite 'resistant to malaria drug'

Parasite 'resistant to malaria drug' | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
New strains of the parasite that causes malaria are developing a resistance to the drug most widely used against the disease.
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Threat to life on Arctic frontline

Threat to life on Arctic frontline | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
The traditional semi-nomadic lifestyle of the Sami people is under increasing pressure from the modern world.
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good for cold environments - Arctic

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This woman had one emergency op at America's hospital to the stars and another on the NHS. So where did she get the best care?

This woman had one emergency op at America's hospital to the stars and another on the NHS. So where did she get the best care? | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
Lucy Broadbent found herself requiring medical treatment at two hospitals on different sides of the Atlantic.
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Warning over 'patchy' dementia care

Warning over 'patchy' dementia care | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
The standard of care provided for people with dementia is "patchy", the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) says.
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this is a good example of how health care can be variable according to where you live

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SA concern over girls' high HIV rate

SA concern over girls' high HIV rate | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
At least 28% of South African schoolgirls are HIV positive compared with 4% of boys because "sugar daddies" exploit them, the health minister says.
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After 30 years, is a GM food breakthrough finally here?

After 30 years, is a GM food breakthrough finally here? | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
Golden rice, a new strain that boosts vitamin A levels and reduces blindness in developing countries, is about to be sown in the Philippines – and is the new battleground crop
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Year 12 -Food Supply

This is interesting - have a read....add notes to files......

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Human Development Index

"This video shows the basic concept of HDI (Human Development Index), by using four different examples (Japan, Mexico, India and Angola)."


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Maggie Naude's curator insight, March 1, 2013 4:32 PM

some emerging markets, Japan

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Des cartes pour comprendre le monde

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HDI

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Scots tobacco display ban in force

Scots tobacco display ban in force | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
A ban on the display of cigarettes and other tobacco products in large shops in Scotland comes into force.
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Suspected measles death investigated

Suspected measles death investigated | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
A death of a man is being investigated as part of the measles outbreak in the Swansea area of south Wales.
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China Smog Linked to 1.2 Million Premature Deaths

China Smog Linked to 1.2 Million Premature Deaths | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
Outdoor air pollution contributed to 1.2 million premature deaths in China in 2010, nearly 40 percent of the global total. The New York Times reports.
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Antarctic lake yields 'new life'

Antarctic lake yields 'new life' | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
Russian scientists say they have found a new type of bacterial life form in water from a buried Antarctic lake.
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UK 'lagging in Europe health league'

UK 'lagging in Europe health league' | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
The UK is lagging behind progress by similar countries on many indicators for ill-health, research published in the Lancet suggests.
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Health issues

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HIV baby 'cured' by treatment

HIV baby 'cured' by treatment | Geography Year 12 | Scoop.it
US doctors say they seem to have cured a baby born with HIV - the virus that causes Aids - through very early treatment with standard drug therapy.
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This would be good extra information for Year 12 - Health Issues - amazing what the drug companies can do!!

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