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Anti-tumor drug Transkrip earns CANIFARMA’s clinical research award. Originally developed to fight cervical cancer, it was discovered to be effective in treating cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

About 6 percent of the Mexican population lives with special needs. The National Council for the Development and Inclusion of People with Special Needs (CONADIS) says most of them have motor disabilities.

Study of Burden of Diseases in Older Adults shows Mexicans lose 10 years of healthy life due to chronic diseases.

Mexico and Cuba promote alliance in biopharma. Business and government representatives met in La Habana to develop collaboration plans.

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Engineers at Duke University have created an artificial heart muscle that can be used to patch up the damage in patients who have suffered heart attacks.

Seventeen million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk, UNICEF has warned.

Six Caribbean countries and territories eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis.

Get to know the top women CEOs and COOs that lead the life science industry in the 2017 Fiercest Women in Life Science Ranking.

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