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New study warns limited carbon market puts 20 percent of tropical forest at risk

...elopment programs proceed in accordance with their rights and traditional ways of life as stewards of the crucial ecosystems in which they live....

High rates of HIV infection documented among young Nepalese girls sex-trafficked to India

...V/AIDS and reducing a widespread and violent human rights violation. The authors assert that few resources have been devoted to the prevention of sex trafficking, particularly in relation to the large estimated numbers of affected individuals and to the public health consequences. In particular, the autho...

Injection drug use and HIV and HCV infections among Ontario prison inmates

...o put the evidence of this ongoing denial of human rights before the courts....

Universal flu vaccine being tested on humans

...opment of vaccines - has been exclusively licensed rights to VIBs flu vaccine patent portfolio and has entered into a collaboration with VIB for further development work. At the moment, Phase I clinical trials on humans are underway - that is, the candidate vaccine is being administered to a small group of ...

University of Colorado licenses two influenza virus detection discoveries to Quidel Corp.

...c tests. The agreements grant exclusive, worldwide rights to two influenza detection technologies developed by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The Anti-Viral Resistance (AVR) Chip was developed by a team of CU-Boulder researchers led by Drs. Kathy Rowlen and Robert Kuchta. Quidels i...

5 OHSU faculty members singled out for honors

...ership in the greater Portland community for human rights and peace advocacy, which has been manifested in his work with Amnesty International, the Oregon Interfaith Roundtable for Peace, and PDX Peace, the latter a coalition of peace action groups in the Portland area....

Macrochem acquires option to license pexiganan

...sive option to acquire exclusive worldwide license rights for drug uses of pexiganan, a novel, small peptide anti-infective for topical treatment of patients with mild diabetic foot infection (DFI), from Genaera Corporation (Genaera). "We believe this is a unique opportunity for MacroChem to broaden its p...

Europe struggles to meet the challenges posed by PGD patients travelling abroad

...e and inconsistent across Europe. He said: The rights and interests of patients seeking and receiving PGD in Europe are protected to a varied degree, but current policies by some Member States create a barrier to treatment which forces patients to travel abroad in circumstances which may compromise thei...

Military bases can benefit by addressing sprawl issues and biodiversity

...erty owners keep the land but sell the development rights to a buffering partner. In turn, the buffered land protects the communitys ecosystem and nearby training bases from business and residential development effects. Considered a biodiversity hot spot, Floridas Eglin Air Force Base is home to 64 threa...

New amfAR research grants to optimize HIV treatment

...been made over the past 25 years in protecting the rights of people with AIDS, the stigma associated with being HIV positive can still contribute to lower quality health care in those with HIV infection, Dr Johnston said. New research funded by amfAR and being conducted by Dr. Jennifer Sayles of the Univers...

Satellite images show destroyed and threatened villages in Darfur

...program that provides technical expertise to human rights groups is helping Amnesty International USA with a...he project is at the forefront of efforts by human rights groups to use satellite cameras to help protect vulnerable populations. It will allow computer use...

NIAID supports research into etiology of fungal-induced inflammation in chronic sinusitis

...exclusive option agreement with Mayo for worldwide rights to any and all other prescription antifungals for CS until December 6, 2008. Moreover, Accentia has a right of first refusal on any immunologic treatments developed based on identification of the specific fungal antigens responsible for CS and asthm...

Madagascan tropical forests return thanks to better management and well-defined ownership

... with well-defined local norms, rules and property rights for forest management showed either regenerating or stable forest cover. "Regeneration of tropical forests has so far mostly been studied by ecologists trying to understand factors like seed dispersal and soil quality, our study clearly shows the ...

India's biotech industry emerging as world innovator, collaborator, competitor

...s, to provide a high level of care and protect the rights of patients. R&D alliances between Indian and Western companies have just begun and may be affected by assumptions correct or incorrect about the expertise and competence of workers at Indian firms, the paper says. The paper notes too that majo...

Gene hunters, patent prospectors leave indigenous communities in Pacific feeling besieged, betrayed

...They are a tool of commerce and exclusive property rights and serve to give signals to others "stay away, th...such scientific research may have an impact on the rights of Indigenous peoples such as land rights should the Project suggest that some native groups are "re...

Detaining patients is justified to contain deadly TB strain in South Africa say experts

...essionals concerning the ethical, social and human rights implications of effectively tackling this outbreak highlights the need to address these issues as a matter of urgency lest doubt and inaction spawns a full-blown XDR-TB epidemic in South Africa and beyond."...

'Lessons learned' highlighted as global politics of HIV/AIDS examined in new research

...w South African activists effectively deployed the rights enshrined in the post-apartheid constitution to develop an approach that to counter state and corporate interests. She points to the resulting adversarial relationship that in turn has hindered an effective response to the pandemic in South Africa, ...

Colorado company to sell medical food products based on Wake Forest discovery

...cs. Now Pilot Therapeutics and WFUHS have licensed rights to the technology to Efficas Inc. of Boulder, Colo., to allow Efficas to produce and market the therapeutic products, said Michael A. Batalia, Ph.D., director of the Office of Technology Asset Management at Wake Forest. The Efficas TM Care products ...

Call for Europe to lead in revitalizing family planning agenda in world's poorest countries

...ive approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights by the Bush administration, including moves to refuse US family planning assistance to foreign NGOs working in abortion. 'Hopefully, others will be prepared to take the lead, perhaps European countries, the World Bank, or even the Gates Foundation...

Conservative forces hampering progress in sexual and reproductive health

... Over the past 12 years, the visibility of SRH and rights on the international development and political landscape has decreased. SRH has been left out of the Millennium Development Goals, minimising the level of priority that these issues have been given in development and health programmes and financing w...

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