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UNITAID Landmark Report on HIV Diagnostics Hails a New Decade of Innovation and Access for Developing World - Diagnostics key to the HIV/AIDS Response

In the lead-up to the United Nations High Level Meeting on AIDS, next week, UNITAID today releases a landmark report revealing that innovative technologies to test and monitor HIV/AIDS could soon be within reach of the world’s poorest regions.

ESTHERAID : le premier programme de partenariat entre ESTHER et UNITAID

ESTHER lance au Bénin son projet ESTHERAID, dont l’objectif est d’améliorer l’accès aux traitements antirétroviraux, dans 5 pays : Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Mali et République Centrafricaine.

Shréis Scalene awarded Federal QTDP grant to advance use of the CYTOTRON

The CYTOTRON is a Rotational Field Quantum Magnetic Resonance device to treat cancer and improve drug targeting and delivery...

Forward Pharma Initiates Phase II Efficacy and Safety Trial for FP187

A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled efficacy and safety trial of different doses/dose regimens of FP187 compared to placebo in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Spreading the word on flu jabs!

West country company vows to make communication easier and cheaper for UK doctors' surgeries...

Women who pluck too much turn to eyebrow transplants

Some over-tweezed. Others simply want a bushier brow. Across the country, women (and some men) are discovering a new solution to their eyebrow woes: transplants.

'Belly casts,' the new rage to memorialize your pregnancy

Thousands of pregnant women are making plaster belly casts to have keepsake sculptures of their expecting bodies. Some use them as art; others want to remember that very special time in their lives.

"The Biggest Loser" spawns weight loss competitions around US

Inspired by a popular reality television show, company employees, gyms, even entire towns are holding weight loss competitions of their own.

Hey kids, wash your teeth off with soap

More Americans are tossing toothpaste aside for a mouth-cleansing throw back: soap.

Entrepreneurs are adding flavors so it doesn't taste so much like, uh, soap. But some dental experts aren't convinced that soap is best for that clean, fresh feeling.

Workplace napping hits the mainstream

Sleeping on the job has never been regarded as a very productive work habit, but new research suggests that a daytime catnap might be just what workers need to improve their output.


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