Category Archives: Research

20Jul/16

Bill Gates invests $5 billion in Africa development, health research

Tech magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates says his charity foundation will invest $5 billion over the next five years in African development, with a focus on health initiatives.

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05Mar/16
U.S. women's soccer star Brandi Chastain

Soccer star Chastain pledges to donate her brain to researchers for study of concussions

Retired U.S. women’s soccer star Brandi Chastain pledges to donate her brain posthumously to researchers for the study of concussions.

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05Mar/16

Scientists find possible link between Zika and microcephaly

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine find potential links between Zika and microcephaly and hope lab-grown stem cells may be used to develop therapies to fight the virus.

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15Jan/16

French drug trial leaves one brain dead, five injured

One person has died and five others are in a serious condition after taking part in a French drug trial of an experimental painkiller.
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09Oct/15

Scientists probe elephant genes for cancer clues

As dozens of circus elephants prepare to retire at a Central Florida preserve, researchers are studying their genes, believed to be the key to the species’ low incidence of cancer.

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09Oct/15

Science won’t stop until it beats AIDS, says HIV pioneer

Science won’t stop until it beats AIDS, HIV discoverer and Nobel Prize winner Francoise Barre-Sinoussi says, as she hangs up her lab coat to retire.

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07Oct/15

African health officials hail Chinese drug in reducing malaria deaths

China Central Television (CCTV)- Health Officials from African countries on Tuesday hailed Chinese drug Artemisinin in playing a key role in combating the deadly malaria disease as they attended the 2nd Ministerial Forum on Africa-China Health Development in South Africa.
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07Oct/15

DNA research deployed in war on cancer earns Nobel prize

Nobel Prize awarded for work into how cells repair DNA damage sheds light on new ways to fight cancer
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30Sep/15

Smart capsule to target colon diseases

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS AND PURDUE UNIVERSITY) – This is an experiment designed to mimic the complex environment of the human intestinal tract.
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