A personal experience of skin cancer

A cancer nurse describes her experience of a malignant melanoma.

Cancer in the developed world

A general introduction to the causes and mechanism of cancer, including skin cancer.

Climatic and human factors which affect the distribution of malaria.

Climatic and human factors affecting the distribution of malaria.

Comparative development and health summary

Despite our high standard of living, health is still an issue in Scotland.

Coronary heart disease

The symptoms and causes of coronary heart disease.

Factors which disrupt development

The physical and human factors affecting a country's development and quality of life.

Health improvements in Finland

Scotland's attempts to emulate Finland's successful heart failure rate reduction.

Malnutrition and kwashiorkor

The problem of malnutrition and kwashiorkor in the developing world.

Preventative measures for the avoidance of malaria.

The strategies used to manage and improve disease control.

The effects of climate on development and health

Extreme weather conditions affecting level and pace of development.

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