Scientists wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the lab by creating male-only offspring

Scientists have modified mosquitoes to produce sperm that will only create males, pioneering a fresh approach to eradicating malaria. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists from Imperial College London have tested a new genetic method that distorts the sex ratio of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes, the main transmitters of the malaria parasite,…

Bill Gates Talks About Vaccines to Reduce World Population

Requested Re-Post “Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care, reproductive health services, we lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent.” Public release date: 6-May-2011 Microsoft founder and one of the world’s wealthiest men, Bill Gates, projects an image of a benign philanthropist using his billions via his (tax…

‘No poor countries by 2035’: Bill Gates annual letter says extreme poverty and child mortality could be virtually wiped out in next two decades

EEV: This a day after the Oxfam report is released on wealth redistribution reaching globally destabilizing levels. This is almost as curious as the http://www.givingpledge.org . * EEV Commentary added above as well as the Oxfam Graphic released 20 JAN 2014 Bill and Melinda Gates use letter to quash ‘three myths’ about world poverty Adam Withnall Tuesday,…

Scientists report human dietary supplement cures lab animals infected with human intestinal parasite ( Hookworm )

Contact: Preeti Singh psingh@burnesscommunications.com 301-280-5722 Bridget DeSimone bdesimone@burnesscommunications.com 301-280-5735 Burness Communications Preliminary success using ‘probiotics’ against hookworms raises hope for treating afflictions that burden 1.5 billion and cause stunting, development delays in children WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2013) — Laboratory animals fed a modified version of a common human dietary supplement were completely cured of…

E-tattoo monitors brainwaves and baby bump : “now modifying the tattoo to transmit data wirelessly to a smartphone”

      26 April 2013 by Sara Reardon Magazine issue 2914.  Subscribe and save For similar stories, visit the The Human Brain Topic Guide An electronic patch can analyse complex brainwaves and listen in on a fetus’s heart MIND reading can be as simple as slapping a sticker on your forehead. An “electronic tattoo”…

Obama taps Walmart Foundation chief to lead budget office : Burwell, a member of the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations

By Stephen C. Webster Sunday, March 3, 2013 20:22 EST President Barack Obama will nominate on Monday Sylvia Matthews Burwell, current chair of the Walmart Foundation, to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), a senior official told CNN on Sunday evening. The Walmart Foundation is the mega-retailer’s charitable arm. Prior to her work for…

Notes from the First Billionaire Club ” Billionaire Club in Bid to Curb Overpopulation ” 2009

Billionaire club in bid to curb overpopulation   John Harlow The Sunday Times Published: 24 May 2009 SOME of America’s leading billionaires have met secretly to consider how their wealth could be used to slow the growth of the world’s population and speed up improvements in health and education. The philanthropists who attended a summit…

Little evidence of health benefits from organic foods,…Stanford Institution Fails to List Conflict of Interest (COI) in Meta analysis: Claimed Pesticide Laden Crops are Organic

Contact: Michelle Brandt mbrandt@stanford.edu 650-723-0272 Stanford University Medical Center STANFORD, Calif. — You’re in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra $1/pound for its organic cousin. You figure you’ve just made the healthier decision by choosing the organic product…

Compound discovered that boosts effect of vaccines against HIV and flu: polyethyleneimine (PEI) 100% Letahl Flu Protection

Contact: University of Oxford press.office@admin.ox.ac.uk 44-018-652-80530 University of Oxford Novel vaccine additive to enhance the body’s immune response shows promise in mice Oxford University scientists have discovered a compound that greatly boosts the effect of vaccines against viruses like flu, HIV and herpes in mice. An ‘adjuvant’ is a substance added to a vaccine to…