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  1. Business - Economy - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Ebolanomics touted as new business model required for battle against virus

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 12:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Disease outbreak demands new business model amid race to produce vaccine at affordable price Health experts grapple with economics of Ebola As researchers race to develop vaccines and treatments to fight Ebola, health experts are grappling with the economics of a disease that until this year had been off the drug industry's radar. Whether or not effective drugs ...

  2. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Ignoring mental illness treatment creates an economic burden for us all

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:25am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... Organisation, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States and a brilliant new book on Britain's mental health challenges (Thrive by Richard Layard and David Clark) suggests ... mental illnesses account for almost 40 per cent of all illness (by contrast, strokes, cancer, heart disease and diabetes together account for 20 per cent). If you break a leg, you ...

  3. News - World - ACCIDENT

    Criminal negligence suspected in Total oil giant CEO's Moscow crash death

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 08:56am by AFP

    ... "My client has chronic heart disease, he doesn't drink at all. His relatives and doctors can confirm this," lawyer Alexander Karabanov told Interfax news agency. "We don't ...

  4. Business

    Joint research initiatives with private sector support university fund raising

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 12:21pm

    ... personalised medicine. Innovations in data mining and analytics should enhance the capacity to customise medical treatment and may even lead to identifying the way genes and diseases interact. Another ...

  5. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Ebola battle plays out in US options arena

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:15am by Reuters

    ... of biotechnology companies thought to have promising treatments for the deadly disease that has claimed the lives of 3,865 people worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation. Canada-based Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, which is said to be furthest along among the companies working on a treatment, and Chimerix, whose experimental oral antiviral drug was used on the first US victim of the disease, have ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Supine government response to anarchy at Ho Chung

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 05:33am by Howard Winn

    ... far no cases of the disease have been reported in Ivory Coast, but it has spread in bordering Liberia and Guinea. The World Health Organisation says the epidemic could reach 21,000 in November ...

  7. Business - Companies - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Roche head says risks key to success

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... for a serious eye disease, asthma drug lebrikizumab, ocrelizumab for multiple sclerosis and another bet on Alzheimer's in the form of gantenerumab. "If all of them come through, then you ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... and smoking, air pollution and respiratory diseases and the health effects of electronic media on children.   Have you got any stories that Lai See should know about? E-mail them ...

  9. News - China - tobacco control

    China's state tobacco authority blocks complete ban on cigarette ads: report

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:41am by Reuters

    ... tobacco stakeholders, especially the tobacco industry," said Jiang Yuan, deputy director of Tobacco Control Office of the state-run Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, who ...

  10. Business - Companies - THE VIEW

    Binders of Bozos – a database of directors

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:47am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... not suffer from some exotic tropical condition. He suffers instead from a more commonly tragic disease yet has defied the odds by managing, despite a number of visits to intensive care, to remain ...




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