Loss of bone density leads to brittle bones that fracture easily. It is a major complication of spinal cord injury (SCI), which affects about 250,000 Americans every year.
On the sidelines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday, the General Assembly of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) gathered to discuss the continent's progress against HIV/AIDS, Walta Info reports.
Steve Rigby, Senior Area Manager for P.I.C. in Abu Dhabi said, "We are delighted to have helped raise funds for Breast Cancer Care. It's been a pleasure working with the Pink Ladies and we look forward to working on future events together."
"Government representatives and leaders associated with international non-profit organizations, business and medical research convened in Los Angeles Tuesday and Wednesday at the second African First Ladies Health Summit to expand on their efforts to improve the life prospects of women and children on the continent," the Los Angeles Wave reports.
The African Union (AU) Summit concluded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Tuesday with newly elected AU chairman Bingu Wa Mutharika, of Malawi, encouraging African leaders to make agriculture and food security a top priority, Angola Press reports (2/2).
Ladies across the city are invited to be pampered at a Charity event in Leeds City Centre next week to help raise money for deaf and blind children in Yorkshire.
In her latest update of the 'Case Health - Health Success Stories' website, Cris Kerr features an HIV health success story.
Attractive males release fewer sperm per mating to maximise their chances of producing offspring across a range of females, according to a new paper on the evolution of ejaculation strategies. The findings by researchers at UCL (University College London) and the University of Oxford suggest that, paradoxically, matings with attractive males may be less fertile than those with unattractive ones.