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Brazil proves developing countries can use generic medicines to fight HIV/AIDS epidemic

...dicines to people in developing countries. At home, Brazil kept its HIV/AIDS epidemic confined to .5 percent of the population. Today, about 660,000 brazilians live with the disease. Nunn said the study's findings show that developing countries around the world can dramatically reduce AIDS-related deaths by...

Sex Survey Reveals That Most People Want Sex Thrice a Week

...g them more in front of people. Half of the Latin Americans quizzed said that talking dirty was a huge turn-off for them, with 42 per cent of brazilians saying that being intelligent was the most important quality in a sexual partner. ...

Brazil Government In Contention With Merck Over Anti-AIDS Drug

... is the drug most widely used by Brazil's anti-AIDS program, which provides free medication for anyone who needs it. Currently 75,000 of the 180,000 brazilians who receive the free cocktail of anti-AIDS drug use efavirenz. Victims of AIDS in the United States, who are so disabled by the disorder that the...

Brazil Opts for Indian Drugs Bypassing Merck

...ges Brazil $1.59 per capsule but Thailand pays only 64 cents. Merck initially proposed a 2 percent reduction in the Efavirenz price, which the brazilians rejected. On April 25, the Brazilian government classified the drug as one "of public interest" and asked Merck to present another proposal wi...

Brazil Government In Contention With Merck Over Anti-AIDS Drug

...z is the drug most widely used by Brazil's anti-AIDS program, which provides free medication for anyone who needs it. Currently 75,000 of the 180,000 brazilians who receive the free cocktail of anti-AIDS drug use efavirenz. Victims of AIDS in the United States, who are so disabled by the disorder that they...

Brazil Will Purchase Merck’s Antiretroviral If Price Not Lowere

...e. Merck offered to reduce the price of Efavirenz in Brazil by 2%, but the country rejected the offer. About 75,000 of the 180,000 HIV-positive brazilians who receive access to no-cost antiretrovirals from the government use Efavirenz, according to the AP/Forbes. Brazil in 2005 reached an agreemen...

The Kidney Transplantation conspiracy in South Africa

... Three South African Indian doctors have been charged of alleged involvement in a scam, which saw brazilians being paid paltry sums for their kidneys, which were transplanted into mainly Israeli clients.// The medical men were allegedly part of a team that...
Brazilians in Biological News

U of A honored for research that could help 30 million Brazilians

EdmontonThe University of Alberta now has a permanent connection to the agricultural life of millions of people in a vast region of Brazil. A newly discovered fungus that helps plants grow in dry soil has been named in honour of the U of A for its help with the research. The fungus, now known a...
Brazilians in Biological Technology

Brazil's biotech firms: From imitators to innovators in health-related products

...eds. If the country can strike an effective balance between its public and private sectors, it could not only maximize health and economic benefits to brazilians but also provide a compelling model for health biotech in other developing countries." Neglected diseases and other business opportunities Mos...

Biotech leads list of top U.S. companies to work for

... developed some 140 new varieties of sugar cane over the last 20 years, which has helped lower the cost of growing sugar cane by about 1 percent/year. brazilians used to get 2,000 liters (520 gallons) of ethanol out of a hectare (2.5 acres) of sugar cane. That yield has triple to about 6,000 liters/hectare. ...
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