Monthly Archives: July 2019

ILLICIT TRADE COMPROMISING ALL 17 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

21 july 2019 The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have demonstrated how progress on the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is inhibited by illicit trade in some of the world’s most important economic sectors.  “From smuggling, counterfeiting and …

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NEW GENETIC LINKS REVEAL ANOREXIA COULD BE MUCH MORE THAN A PSYCHIATRIC CONDITION

16 JUL 2019 For the first time, scientists have identified a set of specific gene variants linked to anorexia nervosa, providing some of the strongest evidence yet that the eating disorder is not purely a psychiatric illness. In a massive, six-year-long investigation involving researchers from over 100 institutions worldwide, scientists discovered …

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