Daily Archives: April 29, 2019

Health damage of smoking among Palestinian men in the West Bank

Life expectancy and expected life time without and with chronic disease at age 15. Men, West Bank, 2010

The high smoking prevalence of more than 40 % among men living on the West Bank of the occupied territories is a major challenge for the Palestinian health authorities although the prevalence is lower in the Gaza

New literacy challenge: genetic knowledge is poor even among well educated

genome, genetic testing, genetic literacy, genetic discrimination

The beginning of the 21st century marked the beginning of the genomic era and of a new literacy challenge – genetic literacy. From genes we can now extract information related to all aspects of peoples’ lives. This