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Cancer Drugs Cost Way Less to Develop Than What We’ve Been Led to Think, Study Claims

Published by September 16, 2017 5:43 am

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It’s no secret that developing and clinically testing drugs to treat conditions like cancer is a long and rigorous process. But the financial costs could be dramatically less than many people think. An oft-quoted figure used by the pharmaceutical industry and once even referenced by President Trump puts the outlay at about US$2.7 billion in... View Article


Bill Gates Reveals The Biggest Public Health Threats Over The Next 10 Years

Published by September 16, 2017 5:38 am

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Bill and Melinda Gates have released their first-annual “Goalkeepers” report, a celebration of key milestones in public health and a look at which issues are still most pressing. The wins include sizeable declines in childhood mortality and HIV infection rates, while the ongoing struggles include family planning and equality for women. In a recent conference... View Article