Navigation Links
Cameroon in Medical News

Global Fund Provides $68M for HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria Programs in Cameroon

The government of Cameroon and the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently signed an agreement to provide Cameroon with roughly $68 million// to help implement the second phase of programs aimed at combating the three diseases in the country. The money will be used to pr...

Scientists ID First Human With Gorilla Strain of HIV

...e disease continues to evolve even as scientists race to vanquish it. French scientists reported Sunday that a woman in the West African country of cameroon carried a strain of the AIDS virus that is closely related to a similar virus found in gorillas. It's not yet clear whether this strain of HIV, the...

Emotions of Music Touch Universal Chord

... evidence that the brain's ability to detect emotion develops early. For this study, researchers trekked to the far reaches of mountainous northern cameroon and asked members of the Mafa ethnic group to participate. A group of Mafa listened with headphones to computer-generated piano music with differen...

Pope Not Infallible on Condoms

...wire-USNewswire/ -- The Vatican has yet again been forced to revise statements made by Pope Benedict XVI as he embarked on a foreign trip. En route to cameroon on March 17, the pope claimed that condom use would "aggravate the problem" of HIV. A transcript of the pope's comments on the Vatican's Web sit...

CANTAM first African Network of Excellence for clinical trials

...h institutions in Central Africa, with guidance and political goodwill from the OCEAC. The network includes the following partner institutions: cameroon - University of Buea, University of Yaound, Centre International de Rfrence Chantal Biya, and the Organisation de Coordination pour la lutte Contre le...

Fight begins to eradicate fatal parasite; first vaccines delivered following major funding award

...will travel to the infected regions where they have already trained local people to carry out the vaccinations; some from countries including Peru and cameroon are now completing doctorates at the University. University of Melbourne researchers have chosen to immunize pigs instead of humans with two interm...

Surgeon operates to rescue chimp with rare deformity

...performed a groundbreaking operation on a chimp in cameroon to correct a deformity more commonly seen in dogs....e year-old chimp called Janet was rescued from the cameroon pet trade last year and now lives in a chimpanzee reserve supported by the cameroon Wildlife Aid Fund. Janet was unable to climb and h...

The onchocerciasis parasite showing signs of resistance

...ent pressure. Since 1994, a team of IRD researchers, working jointly with cameroon researchers and others from McGill University of Montreal, has been monitoring a cohort of cameroon patients benefiting from repeated treatments with ivermectin. Regular paras...

16-Year-Old Ecuadorian Boy in Dire Need of Dialysis Treatments Thanks One of Nation's Leading Providers for Saving His Life

...ilure. DaVita has provided technical support, equipment, supplies, training and thousands of employee (teammate) hours to build dialysis facilities in cameroon and Ecuador. Partnership opportunities are continuing to grow throughout Central and South America, India, Pakistan, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. ...

Ancient Ancestors Might Have Had a Clue to HIV

...eces have suggested that the virus jumped into humans from a Cameroonian population of chimps early in the last century. A separate group of chimps in cameroon has infected a handful of locals with a nonpandemic version of HIV. Waste from wild gorillas suggests they are probably responsible for a third form o...
Cameroon in Medical Technology

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

... Wolfe and his colleagues sampled wild and wild-born captive chimpanzees in cameroon and Ivory Coast. In cameroon researchers collected samples from chimpanzees during routine health exams ...
Cameroon in Biological News

Wildlife Conservation Society helps Cameroon create new national park

Gorilla population surveys, conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, have helped the government of Cameroon create a new national park which will protect more than 600 gorillas, along with other threatened species such as chimpanzees, forest elephants, buffaloes, and bongo. Called Deng ...

Indigenous peoples at world summit to share climate change observations, coping techniques

...hor the soil and reduce the loss of crops during natural disasters. East cameroon and Congo: The Baka Pygmies of South East cameroon and the Bambendzele of Congo have developed new fishing and hunting methods...

New national park protects world's rarest gorilla

...Technical Cooperation (GTZ). "The Government of cameroon is to be commended for taking this step in saving ...nt and CEO of WCS. "By forming this national park, cameroon sends a powerful message about the importance of c...will continue the conservation partnership between cameroon and Nigeria." In addition to protecting Cross ...

Fertility treatment in developing countries; a cycle of IVF for less than $200

...se of secondary infertility [2]. Six countries in the world have primary infertility rates over 4% - all of them in sub-Saharan Africa, the highest in cameroon (7.3%) and Central African Republic (10.5%). The ESHRE Task Force, which is led by gynecologist Dr Willem Ombelet, of Genk, Belgium, proposes three...

World's most endangered gorilla fights back

...ed areas and raising awareness of this little known great ape. The observations of weapon-use took place in the proposed Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary in cameroon one of the new protected areas recommended in the report. In 2005 the Wildlife Conservation Society documented the first case of tool use among go...

A genetic identity card for Plasmodium populations to improve control strategies

...Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus, two of the principal malaria vectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. The work was done simultaneously on two sites in cameroon and one Kenyan site, all three strongly infected by malaria. This large-scale investigation resulted in the isolation of 746 Plasmodium falciparum ooc...

UCR researchers awarded nearly $1.7M to develop improved cowpea varieties

...evelop a detailed genetic roadmap of cowpea. In collaboration with their African partners in the national breeding programs of Senegal, Burkina Faso, cameroon as well as with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Nigeria, they will identify genes linked to important traits such as tolerance ...

Great Ape Trust awards $127,000 for international conservation efforts

...onal Park. Gorillas Cross River Gorilla Rangers $10,000 Provided salaries for two teams of seven gorilla rangers to implement patrols in cameroon and Nigeria. Golden Lion Tamarins Golden Lion Tamarin Association $5,000 Supported the Associations geoprocessing laboratory which maps l...

Wild gorillas carriers of a SIV virus close to the AIDS virus

...d from different communities of gorillas found in the remotest areas of the cameroon tropical forest were found to contain antibodies against this virus, called...or showed it to be related to HIV-1 group O found in humans, essentially in cameroon and in neighbouring countries. This discovery of an HIV-1 related virus...

Pattern of human Ebola outbreaks linked to wildlife and climate

...read of the Ebola virus follows its current northeastward path, the next outbreak would be expected to occur in northern Republic of the Congo towards cameroon and the Central African Republic," predicted Lahm. However, according to the findings, the spread of Ebola also depends on climate factors. Ill...
Cameroon in Biological Technology

Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama

...ebrity reveals are from present-day Sierra Leone. cameroon and Nigeria also run a good race as genetic homela...eone, Liberia Jim Brown - Nigeria Don Cheadle - cameroon Kimberly Elise - Mali Roberta Flack - cameroon Morgan Freeman - Niger Whoopi Goldberg -- Sierr...
Other Tags
(Date:4/18/2015)... (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 Review of ... hosting a ‘Strategies for Success’ program for cataract surgeons ... meeting in San Diego, where eye surgeon Jeffrey L. ... this invitation-only event. Dr. Martin is the Managing Partner ... of Ophthalmology chose Dr. Martin to lead this year’s ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 Patients who undergo radiation ... mesothelioma later in life, but the disease is likely ... is unrelated to radiation. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted ... Click here to read it now. , ... cases of 45 patients who had both a hematologic ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 On ... Internal Security Threat Report , which they say, “exposes a ... how many new malware variants were introduced in 2014 - ... took for Zero Day threats to be identified and patched ... it is abundantly clear that doing business in a digital ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... 18, 2015 French physician and gastronome ... choices when he uttered, “Tell me what you eat, ... food to cope with stress or sadness has often ... indicates otherwise. Data collected from their Emotional ... to emotional eating, but for different reasons. , Collecting ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... Lynnwood, WA (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 ... seat cushions is introducing two new products to help ... seeking low back pain relief are the second most ... was our first product, designed specifically to help relieve ... the Comfort Cushion, and thousands of happy customers later, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Jeffrey Martin Invited to Share Latest Breakthroughs in Cataract Care During Roundtable Discussion at National 2015 ASCRS Meeting In San Diego 2Health News:New Study Examines Relationship Between Radiation for Hematologic Cancers and Development of Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 2Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 3Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 4Health News:Cyber Attackers Continue to Fine Tune Deception and Stealth Tactics According to New Report 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 3Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 4Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 6Health News:Seat Cushion Company Credits Customer Driven Design For Two New Products 2
(Date:4/13/2015)...  higi, a leading cloud-based consumer engagement platform that ... with their communities around health and wellness, announced today ... API.  ... and convenient vehicle to receive validated health information from ... The API will allow higi,s trusted partners, on a ...
(Date:4/8/2015)...  Infinisource, a leading provider of SaaS-based Human Capital ... leading supplier of biometric identification and security solutions, ... advanced biometrically-enabled time clock, the companies announced today. ... setting a bold, new standard for the collection ... and mid-size employer. When connected to the iSolved ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... , April 2, 2015 At its 2015 ... Lake City , the American College of Medical ... new directors to its Board.  Members of the ACMG ... and for forming and advancing its policies and programs. ... profession. "It,s an eventful time in medical ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 2higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 3iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 2American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 3American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 4American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 5American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 6American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 7American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 8
Other Contents