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SA, UK spearhead R500-million fund for joint scientific research
SA, UK spearhead R500-million fund for joint scientific research
Scientific partnerships are about "finding things that matter to both our societies", Professor Robin Grimes, chief scientific adviser in the United...
Motsoaledi launches free HPV vaccine for schoolgirls
Motsoaledi launches free HPV vaccine for schoolgirls
South Africa became the first African country on Wednesday to provide grade four girls in all government schools with an expensive cervical cancer...
HIV research on monkeys makes breakthrough
HIV research on monkeys makes breakthrough
A single shot of antiretroviral drugs protected lab monkeys from HIV for weeks, according to two US trials released on Tuesday that open the way to...
There's a new HIV drug - but Africa will have to wait
There's a new HIV drug - but Africa will have to wait
This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of dolutegravir, a new HIV medicine made by ViiV, a joint venture...
Drug resistant Chinese bird flu raises concern
Drug resistant Chinese bird flu raises concern
The H7N9 virus was found to be resistant to Roche's widely used flu drug in three out of 14 patients who were studied in detail by doctors from...
Pharmaceutical industry targets Africa's growing middle class
Pharmaceutical industry targets Africa's growing middle class
By 2020 the market will have more than doubled from current levels to $45-billion.
Cervical cancer can be prevented
Cervical cancer can be prevented
Cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable through regular screenings. Yet it is the most common cause of cancer-related death in Southern...
Exposed: Bitter pill of bad pharma
Exposed: Bitter pill of bad pharma
If you are shocked by accounts of politicians fiddling their expenses, try this one: in the United States, doctor and popular media personality Drew...
Pharmaceutical giant regrets corporate misconduct
Pharmaceutical giant regrets corporate misconduct
The pharmaceutical group also admitted to bribing doctors.
It's war on tropical diseases
It's war on tropical diseases
The heads of 13 of the world's biggest drug companies, brought together by Bill Gates, one of the world's richest men, have agreed to donate more...
Identifying South Africa's silent killers
Identifying South Africa's silent killers
There are several diseases, with little or no discernible symptoms in the early stages and known as silent killers, that are afflicting South...
Breast is best – for slim adults
Breast is best – for slim adults
The exclusive breastfeeding of babies -- giving them nothing, including water, but breast milk -- for at least the first six months of their lives...

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