Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Hunt for AIDS cure accelerates as GSK and U.S. experts link up

Britain's GlaxoSmithKline, which decided last week to retain rather than float off its HIV drugs business, is to collaborate with U.S. scientists in developing...

Somaliland Health Authorities Recall Valsartan, other Risk-Drugs From Markets

The U.S.  Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) ordered the total recall of a number of drugs, including Valsartan, said to be of high risk...

An aspirin a day – for years – may keep colon cancer away

Taking one or two baby aspirins a day for at least five years was tied to a lower risk of colorectal cancer in a...

Japan’s Ohsumi wins Nobel medicine prize for ‘cell recycling’ work

Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of mechanisms for degrading and recycling cellular components, the award-giving...

Wajir extends meat ban as RVF outbreak spreads

Wajir County government has extended meat ban for 14 more days following the spread of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in Tana River, Marsabit...

Greek hospitals cannot afford painkillers, scissors or sheets as budget cuts bite

Greek hospitals have run out of supplies such as painkillers, scissors and sheets as swingeing budget cuts have left the health service unable to...

West Africa Presidents Appeal for Post-Ebola Aid Ahead of Obama Talks

The leaders of the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak of the past year have called on the international community to...

A FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE SAYS FASTING FOR 15 HOURS A DAY CHANGED HIS LIFE –...

In 2014, Dan Zigmond, director of analytics at Facebook, lost more than 20 pounds in less than a year. He didn't track steps or...

Making Sense of Direct-to-Consumer Ad Spending: Patients vs TV Ads vs Digital

In this 6-minute audio snippet, Pharmaguy talks about how much money the U.S. pharmaceutical industry spends on promoting drugs to consumers. The data come...

Dahabshiil First to Positively Respond to Mogadishu Blast Recovery Efforts- FGS Health Minister

Dr. Fozia Abikar Nour, the Federal Government of Somalia Health minister, speaking to the Voice of America's Somali Service, Sunday, revealed that Dahabshiil Group...

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The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planed to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...
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Somaliland: 4 Die, Six Injured in Appalling Car Accident

Traveling from the border custom town of Wajaale to Hargeisa, a NOAH van driving in high speed flips over and over killing four and...