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Debate over misconduct stalls Egyptian clinical trials law

By Hazem Badr Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has declined to sign the country’s clinical trials law into action, after objecting to parts that,...

America

US says it may pull out of Universal Postal Union

The United States has announced that it will pull out of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), the Switzerland-based UN  arm that connects postal services...

Asia

Chines city may launch a satellite that could illuminate streets

South-western Chinese city Chengdu has announced an ambitious plan to replace the city’s streetlights with an illumination satellite that would lighten the streets like...

Australia

A new HIV drug shows promising results in Australia

A new drug, with unprecedented results, has raised hopes on HIV prevention. The world’s first study to measure the impact of Gilead Sciences Inc.’s Truvada...

Europe

Spain to takeover Japan in life expectancy by 2040: study

A new forecast says people in Spain will have the longest life expectancy in the world, beating the Japanese, by 2040. The study of the...

International

Bill Gates throws new weight and cash into climate fight

By Sara Stefanini, Climate Home News The billionaire philanthropist known for his work on global health and development threw new weight and money behind efforts to...

India

No time limit for filing child abuse cases under POCSO act,...

Survivors of child sexual abuse can file a complaint under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012, even after they become...

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Explained: Five reasons why GDP is a poor measure of progress

We often use the size and growth a country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of its progress in national development. But GDP,...

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Mental healthcare for homeless a major challenge in India

While the government notified a new Mental Healthcare Act in June, making access to mental health care a legal right, providing treatment to...

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