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Antibiotic resistance: Frequently asked questions

Priya Shetty answers some common questions surrounding antibiotic resistance, and the dangers for the developing …

26/03/08

Treating parasitic worm helps patients fight HIV

Researchers have found that treating a parasitic worm infection can boost the immune systems of HIV-infected people.

14/11/05

Promising malaria vaccine mimics natural immunity

A potential malaria vaccine that has shown promising results in its first trials in humans, mimics the natural …

08/11/05

Malaria research 'needs ten times more funding'

Research into malaria gets just one-tenth of the funding it needs, says an international alliance of organisations …

02/11/05

Traditional medicines could help African environment

Degraded African drylands could be restored by farmers tapping into the lucrative global market for traditional …

31/10/05

Gene catalogue 'could guide tailored healthcare'

Geneticists have published a catalogue of variations between human genes, that has been called an "unprecedented …

27/10/05

Global intellectual property body looks South

The World Intellectual Property Organisation has set up a committee to discuss how to incorporate development into …

12/10/05

Developing nations 'must fight chronic diseases'

Governments in developing countries could save millions of lives each year by paying more attention to chronic …

05/10/05

Prize for defenders of scientists' human rights

Two scientists have been awarded a prize for defending the human rights of students and scientists imprisoned for …

28/09/05

Progress on UN development goals 'can't be measured'

International goals to tackle hunger, poverty and disease are virtually ineffective because they cannot be …

13/09/05

Health experts call for global animal surveillance

Health experts have called for a global early warning system to guard against infectious diseases that could …

09/09/05

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