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29 Apr 2008

Science and technology for development: the new paradigm of ICT

The UNCTAD Information Economy Report for 2007-2008 analyses the current and potential contribution of information communication technology (ICT) to knowledge creation and diffusion.
Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
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1 Apr 2008

Identification of oxadiazoles as new drug leads for the control of schistosomiasis

Encouraging results from in vitro and mice studies identify oxadiazole 2-oxides as new lead compounds for schistosomiasis chemotherapy
Source: Nature Medicine
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29 Jan 2008

New Global Forum leader seeks to turn strategy into action

TropIKA’s Tatum Anderson interviews Dr Gill Samuels who took over the position of Chair of the Foundation Council of the Global Forum for Health Research in November 2007.
Source: TropIKA
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18 Jan 2008

Product Development (Preclinical And Clinical) Research Of New Therapeutic Tools For The Specific Treatment Of Chagas Disease

Although the relevance of specific anti-parasitic treatment for the management of Chagas disease in its chronic stage has been the subject of many controversies, recent results on the pathogenesis of the disease have led to an increasing consensus over the notion that that elimination of T.
Source: WHO/TDR
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3 Dec 2007

Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute Releases Special Report

The 24-page report “Breaking the Cycle” chronicles five years of scientific discovery conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI).
Source: JHSPH
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23 Nov 2007

'Open source' approach urged for TB drug design effort

An eminent Indian researcher has proposed using an 'open source' approach to TB drug design, in the spirit of the human genome project.
Source: Scidev.net
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20 Nov 2007

Scientists Decode Genomes of Diverse TB Isolates

Work of South Africa-US Research Team Gives First Look at Genome of XDR TB;Initial Analysis Highlights Small Number of DNA Differences Among Drug-resistant and -sensitive Microbes
Source: HSPH
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13 Nov 2007

Report highlights 'stagnant' TB research funding

Funding for tuberculosis (TB) research barely rose in 2006 and urgently needs dramatic increases, says a report by a research and policy think tank.
Source: scidev.net
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4 Oct 2007

Space technology to speed up TB detection

Technology developed to reveal the secrets of space is being tested as a method of detecting tuberculosis (TB).
Source: scidev.net
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28 Sep 2007

New drug combination 'speeds TB recovery'

Adding the antibiotic moxifloxacin to the standard combination of drugs currently used to treat tuberculosis (TB) could reduce the time needed to cure patients, researchers say.
Source: scidev.net
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