Global Health
Monday 27 April, 2015

Zuckerberg, wife donate $75 million to San Francisco General Hospital

San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Photo courtesy of Skyhawk Photography.

San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (the Foundation) will receive an historic grant of $75 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mr. Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan  More...

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craiglist
By BioNews On Sunday, February 1st, 2015
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Craigslist hookups behind rise in HIV: Study

Entry of the popular website Craigslist in a community is linked to 16 percent increase in HIV in that area  More...

Precision medicine NIH
By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Obama details initiative to cure cancer, diabetes

US President Barack Obama Friday unveiled the details of a bold new research effort, which brought doctors “closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes”.  More...

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By IANS On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Girl’s spinal deformity cured through surgery

A seven-year-old girl suffering from Scoliosis has successfully undergone corrective surgery at a hospital here.  More...

Diarrhea- digestive system
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Diarrhea claims 20 lives in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Rivers State government Wednesday said 20 persons have been died from acute diarrhea.  More...

drugs
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Patients across Europe to get improved access to pain medicines

Governments in 12 European countries are to implement the recommendations of research into why more patients are not receiving essential painkillers.  More...

Sierra Leone
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Sierra Leone district remains Ebola-free for 44 days

Pujehun district in the southern region of Sierra Leone has gone without a single case of the Ebola virus disease for 44  More...

birdflu
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Two afflicted with H7N9 bird flu strain in China

Two new confirmed cases of humans infected by the H7N9 strain of bird flu was reported from China’s Guangdong province  More...

Sierra Leone
By BioNews On Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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Sierra Leone better positioned now to fight Ebola: UN

Sierra Leone is in a better position now than it has been, in its fight against Ebola,  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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WHO deems two Ebola vaccines ‘acceptably safe’

Two vaccines for treating the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)  More...