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The Role of Tryptophan Depletion on Depression in HIV-infected Ugandans

This morning at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda, Dr. Pricsella Martinez of UC Berkley gave a talk on the “Reversal of IDO-induced Tryptophan Catabolism to Improve Depression in ART-treated HIV-infected Ugandans.” She offered evidence to suggest that … Continue reading

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Ethical Foundations of Critical International Health

Recently, I attended the 10th annual Western Region International Health Conference at Oregon Health Science University, April 5-7, 2013 in Portland, OR. There, Dr. Chunhuei Chi of Oregon State University delivered the morning plenary talk: Against the Golden Rule- Ethical … Continue reading

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Peak oil, food systems, and public health

Robert Lawrence, MD, from the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health spoke on “Peak oil, food systems, and public health” at Monday’s University of Wisconsin Population Health seminar series. Peak oil, introduced by … Continue reading

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