The India Supreme Court's rejection of a patent for an improved version of a costly cancer drug by Novartis AG could have big implications for the world's largest drugmakers. ...
Medications Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In high income countries brain cooling is standard treatment for neonatal encephalopathy - unexpected, devastating brain injury due to low oxygen and blood in the baby's brain at birth. This therapy reduces mortality and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Interpol on Tuesday announced a deal with the world's top pharmaceutical companies to fight fake drugs which threaten the health of millions, especially in poor countries.
Medications Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Feeling good about spending money on someone else rather than for personal benefit may be a universal response among people in both impoverished countries and rich nations, according to new research published by the American ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of researchers have developed a method to identify the cause of infectious disease outbreaks based on online reports about the symptoms, the season, and the ratio of cases to fatalities. Using data from the Internet ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women in developed countries survive roughly 10 years longer after a breast cancer diagnosis compared to women in poor-to-middle-income countries, a new University of Michigan study suggests.
Cancer Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It has been called the world's oldest recorded disease, an evil that humans have known for more than 3,500 years, as papyri from ancient Egypt testify.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—From Africa's crowded AIDS clinics to the malarial jungles of Southeast Asia, the lives of millions of ill people in the developing world are hanging in the balance ahead of a legal ruling that will ...
Medications Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Measures of uncertainty should be taken into account when estimating progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4 (to reduce the mortality rate of children under 5 years by two thirds from the 1990 level by 2015) in order ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
India's rural development minister said Friday the country's public health system had "collapsed" in a blunt assessment of his government's failure to extend a social safety net for the poor.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a breakthrough for the fight against meningitis in poor countries, researchers say the WHO has ruled that a key vaccine can be transported or stored for up to four days without refrigeration.
Medications Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical trials for bacterial meningitis treatments are not keeping pace with the rise of resistance
New vaccines and drug treatments are urgently needed for bacterial meningitis, a devastating disease which kills or maims around a fifth of people who contract it, according to medical experts writing in a new Series on bacterial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Hypertension is one of the greatest epidemics threatening the health of people in low and middle-income countries.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The burden of epilepsy in poorer parts of the world could be readily alleviated by reducing the preventable causes and improving access to treatment, according to a review article published today in the Lancet.
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) A push to get more AIDS treatment to the world's poorest, hardest-hit countries is paying off as deaths inch down and new infections are dropping a bit, too, the United Nations reported Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0