Saab has found itself in the spotlight after it was revealed to have made a $9.7 million donation to South African medical firm Hivex. The firm claimed it was able to cure HIV with radio waves - but its failed experiment may have actually cost lives.
The American tradition of Halloween trick-or-treating is rife with urban myths about children being handed poisoned chocolates or razor blade-laced apples. This year, Denver police are worried about a new form of candy corruption: marijuana.
Biomedicine scientists in Barcelona have released a music clip aimed at raising funds for medical research, as well as promoting their profession's “human face.” The video's release comes amid low levels of public interest in science throughout Spain.
Airports in Russia will be equipped with extra facilities to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, the government's press service reported on Friday. Over a thousand African students are already under special medical control.
One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies says a vaccine to tackle Ebola will “come too late” to curb the current epidemic, as the UK and other European countries begin screening passengers for the virus at international airports.
Excerpts from a proposed international trade agreement leaked to the web this week suggest that the United States is pushing for changes that would make it more difficult to get life-saving drugs overseas.
The United Nations and non-governmental organizations believe an Ebola crisis that continues to strengthen in the coming months will cause food shortages that could devastate regions in West Africa hit hardest by the virus.
The Ebola spread can’t be stopped till transportation from endemic areas is banned, Lee Hieb from the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons told RT. She added that people have to understand that help will come, but they need to stay put.