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New foundation to help cancer sufferers in Africa

Cancer has been largely sidelined in Africa, but a new Kenya-based foundation gives hope for the millions of cancer sufferers in the continent, writes Sokari Ekine. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Complete knowledge for long life’ – Ayurveda leads the way

A visit to an ayurvedic doctor convinces Mari Marcel Thekaekara that we need to balance the way we live.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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ACTA: undemocratic, dangerous and wrong

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement goes one step further than just internet censorship, it can be used to restrict access to medicines for the poor, says Charlie Harvey.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn't have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ancient knowledge could overhaul India’s health system

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that we can all improve our wellbeing through traditional medicine and by slowing down.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Debt-ridden students turn to drug trial money

Are pharmaceutical companies exploiting the poor, or is being a human guinea pig just a clever way to fund college?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Modern life and medicine

Can our ancestral medical progress keep up with modern life? Naomi Elster asks.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There’s now a cure for hepatitis C… but most can’t afford it

Profit-focused drug companies are failing the ill, says Nick Harvey.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Malaria battles in Sierra Leone

Bankolay Turay comments from Freetown on the tussle between traditional beliefs and pharmaceuticals in treating the epidemic. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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The waiting room

War and underfunding have decimated Iraq’s public health system, once the best in the Arab world.…

  • Sat May 1 13:13:00 2010
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