Turkish Cargo maintains its steady growth

According to the data obtained by WACD, the international air cargo information provider, in May; Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand providing service to 124 countries around the world, increased its tonnage rate...

Research leads to ban

Research carried out by a UK-China collaboration played a key role in the introduction of a ban on the use of the antibiotic colistin as a feed additive for animals in China. The Chinese Ministry...

Initiative steps up vaccine support

A group of private sector organisations has created a partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to support children’s health in 73 of the world’s poorest countries. The three-year partnership between Gavi and the International Federation...

UCLB and Apollo Therapeutics secure first out-licensing deal to Deerfield, a leading U.S....

London, and New York, NY, 21 July 2020 – UCL Business (UCLB) and Apollo Therapeutics (Apollo), a pioneering collaboration between three global pharmaceutical companies and three UK university technology transfer offices, along with Deerfield Management Company,...

London man potentially cured of HIV thanks to stem cell treatment

An unnamed British man's HIV has become "undetectable" following a stem cell transplant, according to a report in Nature. The case is only the second of its kind. The London male patient was diagnosed with HIV in...

Grants are awarded

Four teams of scientists at Rice University and other Gulf Coast Consortia (GCC) institutions in America have secured research grants from the John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Awards. GCC member institutions include Baylor College of...

Team target resistant infections

Researchers in America have created a new way to identify drugs and drug combinations that may be useful in combating infections that are resistant to many different antibiotics. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health’s...

Air Cargo Safe and Cool with IATA standards

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the industry’s global trade association and represents some 290 airlines comprising 82% of global air traffic. Its mission is to represent, lead and serve the air transport...

Unprecedented exploration generates most comprehensive map of cancer genomes to date

An international team has completed the most comprehensive study of whole cancer genomes to date, significantly improving our fundamental understanding of cancer and signposting new directions for its diagnosis and treatment. Published in Nature, more...

Findings offer hope in the battle against cancer

German researchers have confirmed that the risk of developing bowel cancer can be reduced by adopting some or all of five key healthy lifestyle changes.   Scientists at the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke found...

Pioneering breakthrough in treatment of ‘devastating’ neurological disorder

IntraBio Inc has announced positive data from its multinational clinical trial of IB1001 for the treatment of GM2 Gangliosidosis (Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease). IB1001 demonstrated a statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in symptoms, functioning,...

Study throws light on the way badly injured victims are taken to hospital

A study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in America found no significant difference in survival rates between gunshot and stabbing victims in Philadelphia whether they were transported to...

Starfish help solve evolutionary puzzle

Biologists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that the history of a hormone responsible for sexual maturity in humans can be traced to genes of starfish. Puberty and sexual development in humans...

Enzyme research offers hope for stroke patients – Dr James Bibb

Research has identified that a drug that blocks the action of the enzyme Cdk5 could substantially reduce brain damage if administered shortly after a stroke. The research by a team at the UT Southwestern Medical...

Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival

New Haven, Conn.— People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according...

German company scoops prize

German biopharmaceutical company CureVac GmbH has won the EU’s first  innovation inducement prize. The company received the prize for progress towards a novel technology to bring life-saving vaccines to people across the planet in safe...