Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Your Brain on Poverty: Why Poor People Seem to Make Bad Decisions. In August, Science published a landmark study concluding that poverty, itself, hurts our ability to make decisions about school, finances, and life, imposing a mental burden similar to losing 13 IQ points. It was widely seen as a counter-argument to […]

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World’s First-Ever Dengue Vaccine Has Been Approved.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty  World’s First-Ever Dengue Vaccine Has Been Approved. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday endorsed the world’s first-ever vaccine for dengue fever, a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus that threatens to infect close to half of the world’s population. Unlike malaria, there is no established cure for dengue fever, which can cause severe […]

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Emerging differences between men and women’s responses to infections.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Emerging differences between men and women’s responses to infections. The immune systems of men and women respond very differently to infection — and scientists are taking notice. Research presented last week at a microbiology meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, suggests that the split could influence the design of vaccination programmes and lead to […]

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This program keeps prostitutes safe and helps them leave the trade if they want to.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty This program keeps prostitutes safe and helps them leave the trade if they want to. Prostitution may be known as one of the “oldest professions,” but with the help of law enforcement, communities are responding in new and innovative ways to abate the problem and address the underlying issues confronting […]

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India Will Become the World’s Most Overpopulated Country by 2022.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty India Will Become the World’s Most Overpopulated Country by 2022. India is on track to become the world’s most populous nation in less than a decade — or six years earlier than previously thought, according to the U.N. With 1.38 billion people compared with India’s 1.31 billion, China is currently […]

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India has 18.35 million slaves, tops global list on the issue.

Join us on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty India has 18.35 million slaves, tops global list on the issue. India has the distinction of having the highest number of slaves, 18.35 million, as per a recent global slavery index. Activists said the situation could have improved if India had implemented legal reforms and raided factories, which employ illegal […]

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