Following public backlash due to the outrageously costly insulin is in the United States, insulin-makers are slashing their prices, a decision that will even save pharmaceutical companies a lot of money.
A stem cell transplant cured a German man with HIV who thus became the third person to gain back his health thanks to this treatment, and scientists are hoping that this achievement will help cure other patients dealing with the fatal illness.
A team of researchers based in Germany discovered highly efficient fungus-killing compounds and decided to name it after Keanu Reeves, an actor who, in many of his action movies, successfully eliminates villains.
Three countries – Gabon, Jamaica, and Sri Lanka – are teaming up to get rid of mercury in skin-lightening products, a beauty practice deemed harmful to human life and the environment, through a multimillion-dollar project.
A young girl suffering from a rare and fatal disease became the first patient in the United Kingdom to receive a revolutionary gene therapy, and today, she has the chance to live a normal life, giving hope to families having to deal with the deadly genetic…
The Indonesian government is investing approximately $3.9 billion per year in nutritional interventions for babies and children to eradicate the many cases of impaired growth and development, known as stunting.
The global health crisis COVID-19 had an undeniable devastating toll, but also positive disruptions, including record investments and a massive increase in development assistance for health across the board.
Dedicated efforts to eradicate the life-threatening disease kala-azar in India have paid off since the number of cases dropped in an outstanding way with almost 99% fewer cases in 2022 than in 2007, a promising feat for the country whose goal is to eliminate the disease…
A team of researchers affiliated with Cornell University in New York, the United States, has tested the very first male contraceptive on mice with flying results as it is 100% effective without hindering fertility.
The risk of having colon cancer come back can be reduced by 28% simply by receiving chemotherapy before and after surgery, a solution that doesn’t imply additional costs and can be applied to the widest group of patients possible.