Wellcome commits £10 million to DNDi to develop new generation of oral leishmaniasis drugs

Geneva/London — 5 February 2019 — Wellcome has committed over £10 million to the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), a not-for-profit research and development (R&D) organization, to develop new treatments for leishmaniasis, one of the world’s most devastating parasitic diseases. The three-year partnership will enable DNDi and Wellcome to develop new combinations of entirely…

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Trump Expected to Announce Plan to Stop Spread of H.I.V. in the U.S. by 2030

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to announce in his State of the Union speech a national commitment to end transmission of the virus that causes AIDS, with a goal of stopping its spread in this country by 2030. A senior administration official with knowledge of Mr. Trump’s preparations confirmed the plan on Monday, in…

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Bud Light Picks Fight With Corn Syrup in Super Bowl Ad

Bud Light made an enemy of the corn industry on Sunday by boasting in a Super Bowl ad that, unlike its fiercest competitors, it does not brew its beer with corn syrup. While corn lobbyists responded in anger, and competing brands fought back, some viewers were left to wonder: Does it matter if corn syrup…

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The 51 Best Grammys Red Carpet Looks of All Time

The Grammy Awards are an occasion for nominated musicians to not only celebrate their outstanding achievements in music but to also showcase their impeccable sense of style when they grace the red carpet. Ahead of this year’s award ceremony on Sunday, February 10, here are some of the most stunning looks throughout Grammys history.

Medical News Today: Pain, bleeding, and discharge in the second trimester

Some pain and a small amount of spotting are normal during the second trimester. However, it is essential to know when to see a doctor. For many people, the second trimester marks a moment of calm in pregnancy. The intense symptoms of the first trimester often dissipate, and the exhaustion, muscle pain, and anxiety about…

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What is bloody show?

Bloody show is thick vaginal discharge that contains mucus and blood from the cervix. It usually occurs in late pregnancy, as the body prepares for labor. Vaginal discharge is a common symptom throughout pregnancy. Fluctuations in a woman’s hormone levels can cause changes in the consistency, amount, and appearance of vaginal discharge. Women should monitor…

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Q&A: Pills to Protect Against an Apocalypse

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. Five years ago, we were given potassium iodide pills because we live near a nuclear power plant. Are the pills still good? A. There is no reason to assume that the pills have spoiled or deteriorated, unless they were improperly stored. Like all over-the-counter drugs, potassium iodide pills are labeled with…

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Front Burner: L’Avenue Travels From Paris to Saks Fifth Avenue

This week’s opening of L’Avenue at Saks, the lavish offshoot of a celebrity magnet of the same name in Paris, makes department-store dining feel like an extravagance. The ninth-floor restaurant, in ivory and beige by the designer Philippe Starck, has a varied menu: soups, salads (many with avocado) and dishes like vegan vegetable curry, tiger…

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Medical News Today: What can cause gum pain?

The gums are soft, fleshy tissue that support and protect the teeth. Gum pain can be a sign of irritation, infection, or injury to the gums and teeth. Gum pain can often be a temporary symptom, but other times a person may require dental treatment to prevent further health complications. In this article, we discuss…

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Italian Alpine Spas, Where Sports Are an Afterthought

A paradise for skiers, the Italian Alps of South Tyrol offer a more placid pastime that’s surging anew. A host of spas are sprouting up in isolated tracts among the highlands, and though there’s hiking, biking and access to some of the Alps’ easier ski slopes, sports are a mere afterthought here. The spas draw…

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