Breast cancer, which typically originates in the lining of the milk ducts, can spread to other organs, and is the most aggressive cancer affecting the global female population. The condition presents more among female populations in developed nations due to their extended life spans.
Despite the many clinical trials that have demonstrated the effectiveness and safety of treatments for alcohol use disorder, we still know little about whether men and women respond differently to treatment. Without knowing whether recommended treatments are effective for women, women are vulnerable to the consequences of alcohol misuse. Los Angeles County, in partnership with the Los Angeles Sparks basketball team, conducted a mental health campaign aimed at women veterans.
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BRAMU specialises in neglected tropical diseases, such as dengue and Chagas, and other infectious diseases. Based in Brussels, MSF Analysis intends to stimulate reflection and debate on humanitarian topics organised around the themes of migration, refugees, aid access, health policy and the environment in which aid operates. Hear directly from the inspirational people we help as they talk about their experiences dealing with often neglected, life-threatening diseases. We set up the MSF Access Campaign in 1999 to push for access to, and the development of, life-saving and life-prolonging medicines, diagnostic tests and vaccines for people in our programmes and beyond. Médecins Sans Frontières brings medical humanitarian assistance to victims of conflict, natural disasters, epidemics or healthcare exclusion.
An estimated 99 per cent of women who die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications live in developing countries. A collaborative, patients’ needs-driven, non-profit drug research and development organisation that is developing new treatments for neglected diseases, founded in 2003 by seven organisations from around the world. This Guide explains the terms, concepts, and rules of humanitarian law in accessible and reader-friendly alphabetical entries. Our medical guidelines are based on scientific data collected from MSF’s experiences, the World Health Organization , other renowned international medical institutions, and medical and scientific journals.