People in Cambodia experience what we Americans call depression. But there’s no direct translation for the word “depression” in the Cambodian Khmer language. Instead, people may say thelea tdeuk ceut, which literally means “the water in my heart has fallen.”

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The halted trial was testing the antiviral drug brincidofovir at a clinic in Monrovia, Liberia. The developer of the drug, Chimerix, announced late Friday that it would no longer participate in the study.

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Q & A with David Groenfeldt, PhD, founder and Director of the Water-Culture Institute, adjunct Associate Professor of Anthropology at the UNM and a participant in the Feeding the World, Ethically meeting

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What are the benefits of Tamiflu, and why is it so controversial?

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“This is a wake-up call to make sure that we keep measles from regaining a foothold in our country.” Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told reporters

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Dr. Francis S. Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, said the studies would help doctors decide which treatments would work best for which patients

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Medical homes are a simple, compelling idea: Give primary-care doctors resources to reduce preventable medical crises for diabetics, asthmatics and others with chronic illness — reducing hospital visits, improving lives and saving money

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Director Francis Collins says the agency has changed how it conducts controversial studies, but argues the work is necessary

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