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2008-11-07 15:02:17

Representatives from more than 70 countries met in China on Friday for a two-day World Health Organization (WHO) event to exchange ideas on increasing the availability of traditional medicine.

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2008-10-15 10:20:00

Researchers at the University of Washington have updated a traditional Chinese medicine to create a compound that is more than 1,200 times more specific in killing certain kinds of cancer cells than currently available drugs, heralding the possibility of a more effective chemotherapy drug with minimal side effects.

2008-10-13 12:00:36

Amyris-Crystalsev Biocombustiveis (Amyris-Crystalsev Biofuels) announced today that former Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Roberto Rodrigues, has become the founding member of its strategic advisory board.

2008-09-19 15:00:08

Text of report by Nairobi-based online news service of UN regional information network IRIN on 19 September Kampala, 19 September 2008: The Ugandan government is to subsidize the most effective form of malaria treatment sold in the private sector.

2008-08-25 09:01:58

Genzyme Corp. (Nasdaq: GENZ), a global leader in biotechnology, and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), a not-for-profit virtual research and development (R&D) organization dedicated to reducing the burden of malaria, announced today a new collaboration with India's Advinus Therapeutics Ltd.

2008-07-18 18:00:11

WASHINGTON - Plans for a large-scale trial of a potential AIDS vaccine are being dropped in favor of a smaller, more focused study, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.

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2008-02-12 15:55:00

A one of its kind collaborative study between scientists, health workers and police has led to the arrest of alleged traders of fake anti-malarial drugs in China. The investigation highlights the growing threat posed by fake pharmaceuticals and the difficulties of tracking down those responsible for their manufacture.

2006-07-02 13:21:18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An allergy drug pulled off the market in 1999 could work to treat malaria, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.

2006-07-02 12:00:00

An allergy drug pulled off the market in 1999 could work to treat malaria, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday.

2006-05-23 08:05:00

Drugmaker Novartis aims to create a one-dose cure for the most dangerous form of malaria in a public partnership to address one of the world's top killer diseases, the Swiss company said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.