Drones have been delivering blood products to remote health facilities across Rwanda, and meticulous analysis of the process has not only shown vast improvement in emergency delivery times, but also a significant reduction of waste in blood units.
A new study led by researchers affiliated with the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia, shows that people suffering from Type 2 diabetes have a longer life expectancy than they used to, due to a healthier lifestyle.
By vowing to eliminate PFAS chemicals from all its food packaging by 2023, the American coffee giant Starbucks becomes the leading company banning the harmful component as part of its broader sustainable packaging policy.
New research has revealed two drugs to be both safe and effective in the treatment of individuals with advanced forms of cancer.
The American Association of Cancer Research revealed that following the Phase 1 human trial, a new cancer treatment combining immunotherapy and an mRNA vaccine has been proven to be safe, even to treat cancers with solid tumors.
Over a million children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have received at least one dose of the world’s first malaria vaccine — thanks to a program that was first launched in 2019 and coordinated by the World Health Organization.
The number of hepatitis C cases is steadily decreasing in England, United Kingdom, to the point where authorities are expected to officially eliminate the bloodborne virus as a public health problem by 2030.
The World Health Organization, in collaboration with the nongovernmental organization Autism Speaks, is launching an online version of its training program for caregivers of children with developmental delays and disabilities, including autism.
Sanofi successfully priced an inaugural sustainability-linked bond of EUR 650 million fixed rate notes in its commitment to improve access to essential medicines in low to lower-middle-income countries.
New studies show that drinking coffee — particularly two to three cups per day — is associated with a lower risk of heart diseases and dangerous heart rhythms, as well as with living longer.