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Cuba working on anti-cancer treatment using scorpion venom

November 30th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is working on four research projects on anti-cancer treatments using the venom of a type of scorpion that is endemic to the island, government officials ... Read more...

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Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain

November 28th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba's Centre for Molecular Immunology, will be tested in Britain.The medication, which was ... Read more...

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Japanese experts help Cuba to develop aqua-farms

September 13th, 2011 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 13 (IANS) Japanese experts are providing technical know-how to Cuba to help develop its aqua-farms.Sakaki Masanosuke, an official of the Rural Development Department, told Prensa Latina that Japanese ... Read more...

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Cuba develops anti-arthritis drug

February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban scientists have developed a "promising" drug for chronic joint diseases to replace a product to which the island does not have access due to an economic embargo ... Read more...

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Cuba achieves one-shot vaccine for five diseases (Lead)

July 20th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 20 (IANS) Cuban scientists have come out with a single-dose vaccine to prevent five diseases---diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, Hepatitis B and Haemophilus flu Type B, the state-owned Prensa Latina news ... Read more...

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Chavez asks Venezuelans to stop singing in the shower

November 29th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has asked people to stop singing in shower to avoid frequent power cuts and water shortages.But ten years after Chavez launched his socialist ... Read more...

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