Biogen, an American multinational biotechnology company called on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to look again at the proposed pricing for the only available treatment for the rare but fatal muscle-wasting disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
German scientists discovered that a herbal ingredient from traditional Chinese medicine showed promising results in weight loss, and the findings were published in the latest edition of the journal ‘Diabetes’.
An international aid group says it has not been able to deliver vital medical and humanitarian assistance to the people in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, due to constant Saudi airstrikes and a crippling blockade on the war-torn country.
The University of Copenhagen in Denmark is home to a unique collection of Ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts.
A large part of the collection has not yet been translated, leaving researchers in the dark about what they might contain.
Astronomy, medicine, theology, physics, arithmetic, poetry — there was seemingly no discipline left untouched by the renowned Persian polymath Avicenna, celebrated yesterday by Google Doodle in honor of what would have been his 1,038th birthday.
The retention of rainwater which otherwise is lost at sea could be an excellent medicine against the advance of the desert from northern to central Chile, but there is no political will to take the necessary actions, according to experts and representatives of affected communities.