MEDICINE

ART medicine – high European service or child with guarantee?

ART medicine – high European service or child with guarantee?

Published 16/01/2017

French medicine is considered to be one of the best ones in the world. For many years it takes the 3rd – 4th position after [more…]

Czech scientists develop human lung model to aid treatments

Czech scientists develop human lung model to aid treatments

Published 28/11/2016

Scientist Frantisek Lizal looks at a model of a functioning human lung that can be used to simulate chronic diseases and their treatments in the Brno University of Technology in Brno, Czech Republic, November 22, 2016. Picture taken November 22, 2016. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech scientists have developed a model of a functioning human lung that can be used to simulate problems like asthma or other chronic diseases and their treatments.

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Monthly cost of providing key drugs could be $1-2 per person: experts

Monthly cost of providing key drugs could be $1-2 per person: experts

Published 08/11/2016

A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

By Magdalena MisLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Essential medicines could be provided for as little as $1-$2 a month per person in developing c

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Japanese scientist wins Nobel medicine prize for work on `self-eating` cell mechanism

Japanese scientist wins Nobel medicine prize for work on `self-eating` cell mechanism

Published 11/10/2016

Yoshinori Ohsumi, a professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, attends a news conference after he won the Nobel medicine prize at Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan, October 3, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hooni

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine for ground-breaking experiments with yeast which exposed a key mechanism in the body's defenses where cells degrade and recycle their components.

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Pfizer, Abbott India shares fall as regulator bans codeine cough syrups

Pfizer, Abbott India shares fall as regulator bans codeine cough syrups

Published 14/03/2016

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Shares in the Indian units of U.S.-based drugmakers Pfizer (PFE.N) (PFIZ.NS) and Abbott Laboratories (ABT.N) (ABOT.NS) fell as much as 5 percent on [more…]