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World Leaders Recommit to Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases, Citing Remarkable Progress Since 2012

World Leaders Recommit to Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases, Citing Remarkable Progress Since 2012

This week, leaders from governments, pharmaceutical companies and charitable organizations convened at a five-day summit in Geneva to pledge new commitments to the collective efforts to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The summit coincided with the launch of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Fourth Report on NTDs, showing transformational progress against these debilitating […]

Technology, design thinking powers life-saving innovation in cancer screening for developing countries

Technology, design thinking powers life-saving innovation in cancer screening for developing countries

In no other sector does technology hold such potential to save and improve the lives of African citizens than healthcare. And when world-leading medical research combined with expert local insights meet the latest in cloud-based technology, an opportunity beckons to solve one of the leading killers of African women. “We have all the tools available […]

Staring at women breasts is just one of six easy ways men can live longer

Staring at women breasts is just one of six easy ways men can live longer

It is the secret we are all trying to unlock — how to live long and happy lives. Science has found the key to success — for men, anyway. In the United Kingdom, men in general are not expected to live as long as women — so maybe they need a little bit more help. […]

Women With Larger Behinds Are Healthier And More Intelligent, Study Finds

Women With Larger Behinds Are Healthier And More Intelligent, Study Finds

It turns out that having a little “junk in the trunk” is a good thing, health wise. Not only does having a larger derriere boost overall health, but it’s tied to increased intelligence and lower risk of chronic disease, according to researchers at the University of Oxford and Churchill Hospital in the United Kingdom. Fat […]

Spinach Leaf Transformed Into Beating Human Heart Tissue

Spinach Leaf Transformed Into Beating Human Heart Tissue

Scientists have found a way to use spinach to build working human heart muscle, potentially solving a long-standing problem in efforts to repair damaged organs. Their study, published this month by the journal Biomaterials,offers a new way to grow a vascular system, which has been a roadblock for tissue engineering. Scientists have already created large-scale […]

African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement

African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement

African hospitals are adopting SOPHiA to – no matter their experience in genomic testing – get up to speed and analyze genomic data to identify disease-causing mutations in patients’ genomic profiles, and decide on the most effective care. As new users of SOPHiA, they become part of a larger network of 260 hospitals in 46 […]

Biogaran takes over Swipha’s activities in Nigeria to produce quality generic medicines for the local market

Biogaran takes over Swipha’s activities in Nigeria to produce quality generic medicines for the local market

Biogaran, a French pharmaceutical company specialized in generic and biosimilar medicines, and a subsidiary of Servier, today announced the takeover of all the activities of Swipha, a Nigerian company that manufactures and distributes pharmaceutical products known for their quality. This is an important step forward in the internationalization of the French company Biogaran. In order […]

Garmin and MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices

Garmin and MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices

Garmin in collaboration with MTN Nigeria partner to introduce a range of world class health and fitness devices to help boost fitness standards while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There is an increased focus around the world to be healthy and more active, and through innovation and technology Garmin created a range of wellness devices that […]

Marijuana Biggest Mysteries That Researchers Are Still Trying to Solve

Marijuana Biggest Mysteries That Researchers Are Still Trying to Solve

In many ways, it’s the age of access to pot. As of last November, more than 20 percent of Americans live in states that have voted to legalise recreational marijuana use. A majority live in states that allow access to medical marijuana. In Colorado, cannabis aficionados can attend US$125 per person dinners, where multiple varieties of weed are […]

Malaria Parasites Make Human Hosts Attract Mosquitoes

Malaria Parasites Make Human Hosts Attract Mosquitoes

The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum produces a molecule which makes infected humans emit carbon dioxide and other volatile compounds that attract mosquitoes and help them spread the disease more efficiently, a study has found. The molecule, HMBPP, works by stimulating red blood cells, says Ingrid Faye, researcher at the Department of Molecular Bioscience, Stockholm University […]

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