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While philanthropist Melinda Gates spends much of her time working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on ways to resolve and prevent global he..
For some, a new cutting-edge technology called gene drive is the silver bullet able to wipe out invasive species decimating island wildlife, and eradi..
LONDON (Reuters) - Last July, Ugandan officials seized fake versions of the cancer drug Avastin on sale in Kampala, revealing only the tip of an icebe..
AMHERST, Mass. - Statisticians Leontine Alkema, Niamh Cahill and Chuchu Wei at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with others, today released ne..
A new study finds that while the United States consistently has provided more funding for development assistance for health (DAH) than any other count..
* African Medicines Agency blueprint modelled on EU watchdog * Aim to harmonise rules, improve access to quality drugs * Doubts over big ambition to c..
Code.org, the non-profit organization that aims to increase access to computer science education, has raised $12 million in philanthropic funding from..
by Jonathan Latham, PhD The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this year paid a PR firm called Emerging Ag $1.6 million to recruit a covert coalition o..
If anyone is a legend of modern commerce, it's almost certainly Warren Buffet, worth an estimated $78 billion, give or take So what's he REALLY like? ..
If anyone is a legend of modern commerce, it's almost certainly Warren Buffet, worth an estimated $78 billion, give or take So what's he REALLY like? ..
Melinda Gates is seen as one of the most influential women in the world, both inside and out of the philanthropic space. Yet, when she launched the Ga..
HIV drug resistance is approaching and exceeding 10% in people living with HIV who are about to initiate or reinitiate first-line antiretroviral thera..
HIV drug resistance is approaching and exceeding 10% in people living with HIV who are about to initiate or reinitiate first-line antiretroviral thera..
LONDON (Reuters)—Researchers announced the launch of two big studies in Africa on Thursday to test a new HIV vaccine and a long-acting injectable drug..
Scientists announced the launch of another large HIV vaccine efficacy study on Thursday, fueling hopes for a protective shot against the virus that ca..
The National Institutes of Health and partners have launched a large clinical trial to assess whether an experimental HIV vaccine regimen is safe and ..
The first large-scale clinical trial of a long-acting injectable medication for HIV prevention in-----active women has begun. The study in southern an..
LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Scientists announced the launch of another large HIV vaccine efficacy study on Thursday, fuelling hopes for a protective sh..
(Reuters) - ViiV Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s HIV unit, said on Thursday it started an African study to evaluate long-acting injectable drug for ..
Facebook is making it easier for relief organizations to pinpoint exactly where people are in crisis — and discover exactly what they need.  The compa..
Today is #GivingTuesday, an global day of giving that always falls on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year Facebook is again partnering wit..
Being the richest man in the world wasn’t enough. Amazon’s stock has soared this year and Bezos has benefited to the tune of $32.6 billion. Yes, that’..
Treating iron deficiency—the most common nutritional deficiency in the world—is a double-edged sword. Iron supplements help, but in a paradox that has..
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp has joined The Giving Pledge, a commitment to give away half of their wealth to charity. So has Infosys co-founder Nandan..
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp has joined The Giving Pledge, a commitment to give away half of their wealth to charity. So has Infosys co-founder Nandan..
Martha Lillard spends half of every day with her body encapsulated in a half-century old machine that forces her to breathe. Only her head sticks out ..
Melinda Gates is adding her voice to the many women across the world speaking out about-----harassment. The philanthropist and co-founder of the Bill ..
Seven years ago, the global community of researchers, health-care workers and activists battling tuberculosis was euphoric. A landmark 2010 trial show..
Bill Gates personally invested $50 million into research and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The multi-billionaire is known for his philanthropic wo..
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, Bill Gates talks to reporters about the 2016 annual letter from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation..
Bill Gates and his wife Melinda are already well known for doing charity work through their foundation and for donating enormous sums of money, such a..
(Newser) – Bill Gates has long been a philanthropist through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, donating millions to combat diseases and poverty. Bu..
(Newser) – Bill Gates has long been a philanthropist through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, donating millions to combat diseases and poverty. Bu..
(Newser) – Bill Gates has long been a philanthropist through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, donating millions to combat diseases and poverty. Bu..
A firm tied to Bill Gates is involved in an $80 million investment in a "smart" city in Arizona, according to property records viewed by the Arizona R..
LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund..
By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in t..
Billionaire Bill Gates is personally investing $50 million to help fund research to find a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that ..
Bill Gates just donated a piece of his fortune to advance the fight against Alzheimer's disease. The philanthropist and Microsoft founder announced in..
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that brings together indus..
LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund..
LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is to invest $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that br..
Singer and actor Tyrese is at it again. After telling his fans that friends Will and Jada Pinkett Smith gave him $5M to, in part, stay off social medi..
This week, publication of a special issue on Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure begins in PLOS Medicine, advised by guest editors Linda-Ga..
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the comp..
An estimated one in five pregnant women around the world carry Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria which is a major, yet preventable, cause of matern..
An estimated one in five pregnant women around the world carry Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria which is a major, yet preventable, cause of matern..
In a presentation yesterday at Cornell, Alliance for Science Director, Sarah Evanega, revealed that her organisation had received “a renewed contribut..
In general, tuberculosis is spread through human-to-human contact and through the air when someone who is infected coughs or sneezes. MDR-TB is caused..
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft founder Bill Gates once again to become the world's richest person. CNBC reported Thursday t..