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Nudging Big Pharma’s Tropical Neglect

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When will profits-hungry drug companies finally widen their attention from treating complex lifestyle-related diseases affecting citizens in wealthy countries, to the technically simpler task of curing infectious diseases threatening billions of poorer people in the developing world? Never – if you believe the liberal media or some NGOs that regularly lambaste listed pharmaceutical   …Continue Reading

Genetic factors behind Zika scourge revealed

Aedes Aegyptii mosquito  responsible for a trio of infectious diseases

For a disease newly-established in popular consciousness through a rash of newspaper headlines by turns plaintive or horrifying, there are hopeful reasons to believe that in epidemiological terms, the reign of the Zika virus will be short-lived and its range limited. New research shows that, contrary to early assumptions that vulnerability to Zika was linked   …Continue Reading

Legal Framework promises to slash R&D impediments

Brasília's Ministries: erratic funding and uncertain future for science.

Brazil’s federal government is making yet one more attempt to cut through the bewildering ticket of protectionist and outdated laws whose effect is to prevent academics working for publicly-funded research bodies from seeing their innovations ever being adopted by industry, or profiting from them. At the same time legal uncertainties mean that private enterprise has   …Continue Reading