Lifestyle

Ocular Toxoplasmosis
Health Lifestyle

Ocular Toxoplasmosis

Ocular Toxoplasmosis is an illness produced by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii and constitutes the most frequent cause of posterior uveitis that then evolves into inflammation of the uvea or half crown of the eyeball, charged with sending blood to the retina or internal membrane of the eye, along with other […]

The Cosmos Ecological Foundation: 20 years of hiking.
Okology

The Cosmos Ecological Foundation: 20 years of hiking.

Based in Calarcá, Quindio (Colombia), the Cosmos Foundation has been organising hiking expeditions the last Sunday of every month without fail for 20 years…come rain or shine. Upon its 231st hike, on the 29th August, the Foundation celebrated two decades of walking the paths and trails of Calarcá discovering the […]

Chess Club in ‘The Golden Years’
Lifestyle Ludotheque

Chess Club in ‘The Golden Years’

If you’re enthusiastic about chess, The Golden Years Day Centre invites you to become part of it’s chess club, which includes tournaments, seminars and classes for beginners. That’s why, if you consider yourself a beginner in this field, or if your experience has led to you competing in tournaments, you […]

Longevity is also genetic
Health Lifestyle

Longevity is also genetic

Over the last 100 years, human life expectancy has increased almost everywhere in the world. While it is undeniable that notable differences exist between developed and undeveloped countries, the reality is that progress in healthcare and better nutrition and hygiene, have lengthened global longevity. Vivian Collazo Montano Experts estimate the […]

Teenage pregnancies
Youth

Teenage pregnancies

Despite rising contraception rates, teenage pregnancy falls by 4% from 2007 to 2008 in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics. 41,325 women under the age of 18 fell pregnant in 2008 than the 42,988 in 2007. Current rates for 2009 and 2010 are still being collected […]