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With the increasing number of kidney disease cases in Ghana, patients are struggling with expensive treatment options and limited opportunities for medical care.

The National Kidney Foundation, headquartered in the United States, reports that millions of individuals around the globe die from kidney disease annually due to limited access to affordable and accessible healthcare. This issue of cost and accessibility is also prevalent…

Funding cuts lead to rise in sexually transmitted diseases in the United States.

In June, state and local health agencies in the United States discovered that they would no longer receive the remaining $1 billion of funding aimed at bolstering the workforce of individuals responsible for monitoring and preventing sexually transmitted diseases. This…

For the first time, scientists have successfully grown embryos of mice in space.

Tokyo —  A team of Japanese researchers reported that mouse embryos successfully matured and developed while on board the International Space Station, suggesting that reproduction in space may be feasible for humans. In August 2021, Teruhiko Wakayama, a professor at…

Despite the smog in Beijing, marathon runners remained unperturbed and did not wear masks.

BEIJING —  Despite the heavy pollution blanketing Beijing, runners did not let it stop them from participating in the maskless Beijing Marathon on Sunday. Many even braved the warm temperatures, with some opting to wear shorts, making it one of…

Australia’s Territory Legalizes Small Amounts of Hard Drugs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA —  On Saturday, the Australian Capital Territory, which covers Canberra and its nearby regions, became the first area in Australia to legalize the possession of small quantities of illegal drugs. The government of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)…

Comparison of Worldwide Climate Pollution and Regional Mine Pollution in Minnesota

Unfortunately, in order to combat the global effects of climate change, we must accept the local impacts of mining necessary minerals for electric vehicles, wind turbines, and power grids. The Biden administration is striving to boost U.S. production of these…

A series of earthquakes is occurring in Iceland, described as a “seismic swarm.”

Iceland’s meteorological office announced on Friday that the Reykjanes Peninsula in the southwestern part of the country has been encountering a series of minor earthquakes, also known as a “seismic swarm,” for the past three days. So far, there have…

The Chief Epidemiologist of China, who played a key role in the fight against COVID, has passed away at the age of 60.

BANGKOK —  On Friday, Wu Zunyou, a 60-year-old epidemiologist who played a key role in implementing strict zero-COVID protocols in China, passed away. These measures included restricting entry to cities and mandating home confinement for millions of individuals. The Chinese…

A team of scientists from Brazil has created a vaccine to combat cocaine addiction.

A team of scientists from Brazil has created a vaccination aimed at combating cocaine addiction and its powerful derivative, crack. The vaccine works by blocking the effects of these drugs, aiding addicts in their journey towards recovery. The medication, referred…

The United Nations has established a panel to provide guidance on matters related to artificial intelligence.

The United Nations is initiating a project to assist in global regulation of the advantages and drawbacks of artificial intelligence. On Thursday, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres introduced a group of 39 advisors, consisting of tech company leaders, government representatives, and…