Tag: "affordable" at biology news
Master of antimalarial resistance
... malaria each year. Chloroquine is one of the most affordable
and widely used antimalarial drugs available, but chloroquine-resistant malaria has become an increasingly serious problem in the developing world, with death rates rising as a consequence. The experiments conducted by Fidock and colleagues suggest t...
OneWorld Health compiles comprehensive state of infectious diarrhea treatments, potential solutions
..., OneWorld Health is pursuing safe, effective, and affordable
drug candidates for pediatric diarrhea that will reduce stool output and save babies' lives. A new drug may be used in conjunction with oral rehydration therapy (ORT) in the developing world. ORT is the globally approved treatment for secretory (wat...
Restoring sweetgrass to the South Carolina lowcountry
...appear if basket makers cannot find a reliable and affordable
source." The researchers interviewed basket makers at home or at the roadside stands where they sell their wares, asking open-ended questions designed to identify common views about sweetgrass use and management. All the survey responders were women;...
Institute for OneWorld Health nominated for the 2004 World Technology Awards
...e in our ability to deliver on our goal to provide affordable
new medicines for people in the developing world."....S. nonprofit pharmaceutical company develops new, affordable
medicines for infectious diseases that disproportionately affect people in the developing world. One...
Institute for OneWorld Health receives Gates Foundation grant
...se. Resistance to existing drugs and lack of both affordable
and adequate treatments continue to make 40 percent of the world's population susceptible to malaria, especially in Africa, where a child dies every 30 seconds from the disease. OneWorld Health has chosen to use part of its Gates Foundation grant to ...
New lower-cost assay system equivalent to flow cytometry for accurate CD4+/CD8+ cell counts
...ited areas of the world now gaining access to more affordable
anti-retroviral therapies, simpler and less costly...ometry-based method, but are much simpler and more affordable
to use." Absolute CD4+ and CD8+ T cell counts are measurements used to monitor disease progression ...
$6 million appropriation to focus Sandia research on drinking water desalination, removal of arsenic
... at Sandia and other agencies to find better, more affordable
ways to provide new resources of affordable
potable water." Desalination Tom Hinkebein, manager of Sandia's Geochemistry Department and author...
OneWorld Health CEO outlines mutually beneficial collaborations between industry, nonprofits at BIO
...in ways that could lead to viable markets for new, affordable
drugs in the developing world if biopharmaceutical...ts, industry is an active partner in bringing new, affordable
drugs to cure infectious diseases in the developing world, and helps to nurture new markets." New a...
Pharmacogenomics could replace 'trial-and-error' with science from the human genome
...enetic information. Groups with a stake in better, affordable
health care must also support the initial investment needed to develop the field of pharmacogenomics and incorporate it into daily clinical practice....
Institute for OneWorld Health CEO to speak at BIO on leveraging opportunities for global health
...ater corporate social responsibility and result in affordable
new drugs for diseases of the developing world, wi...d Health advances global health by developing new, affordable
medicines for infectious diseases that disproportionately affect people in the developing world. Mo...
OneWorld Health completes enrollment, treatment in Phase III India trial
... new uses for existing drugs means people who need affordable
medicines the most will benefit sooner, given the wealth of existing safety and efficacy data." OneWorld Health's leadership in spearheading this clinical trial will be featured beginning Friday, May 21 at 19:30 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) as part of ...
Institute for OneWorld Health CEO advocates focus first on developing world markets
... drugs, creating the potential for delivering both affordable
medicines to patients in the developing world and ...world, afflict hundreds of millions of people, but affordable
medicines are a major barrier to treatment. With advances in biotechnology, industry could achieve ...
East Asian governments urged to harness market forces to improve environment, save money
...nd achieve compliance; and to provide appropriate, affordable
services and products."...
Bigger isn't always better--especially if you're a rodent
...ological Sciences. "This research shows that small affordable
culverts, which can be placed with high frequencie...es more than big furry animals and that some quite affordable
mitigation can also be quite effective for small animals," said Cassady St. Clair....
Rensselaer awarded $2.7 million NIH grant to improve drug development process
... researchers seeking to advance more efficient and affordable
processes. Dordick and the team are proposing a novel set of techniques that will, if successful, remove this bottleneck. "With this research," Dordick said, "we will be able to generate completely new compounds, accessing a whole new range of molecu...
Microbial fuel cell cleans, generates electricity from domestic wastewater
...g costs, making advanced wastewater treatment more affordable
for both developing and industrialized nations." The project is described in a paper, "Production of Electricity During Wastewater Treatment Using a Single Chamber Microbial Fuel Cell," released on-line and scheduled for a future issue of Environmen...
Fuel-cell microbes' double duty: treat water, make energy
...ng costs,making advanced wastewater treatment more affordable
for bothdeveloping and industrialized nations." An $87,000 grant from NSF's Small Grants for Exploratory Research(SGER) program supported the project. Such SGER-called"sugar"-grants foster small-scale, innovative preliminaryresearch on untested, n...
Conservation International & Starbucks expand partnership, launch Verde Ventures loan program
...ures fund. The fund helps provide direct access to affordable
credit for small-scale coffee producers. Starbucks support is the largest loan commitment of its kind provided by a specialty coffee company. This new agreement extends Starbucks and CI's five-year partnership with an additional three-year, $1.5 mil...
Fourteen Grand Challenges in Global Health announced
...nd brainpower to develop new, innovative, and more affordable
solutions to health problems in developing countries, only a small fraction of existing biomedical research efforts are directed toward health problems that disproportionately affect the two billion poorest people on earth. To date, there has been no...
Study calls for cheaper antitoxins for plant poisoning in less-developed countries
...y a worldwide effort to develop and make available affordable
drugs for tropical diseases; however, this effort ...ed in the campaign to increase the availability of affordable
treatments. Both are significant problems in poor rural areas of the tropics, yet there is a dearth ...
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