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New vaccine ‘to cut malaria risk by half’ – Africa – Al Jazeera English

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New vaccine ‘to cut malaria risk by half’ – Africa – Al Jazeera English.

A new vaccine against malaria will help reduce African children’s risk
of acquiring the disease by about half, according to the first results
of an ongoing phase III trial. The vaccine has been developed by the
British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline’s lab in Belgium. Known
as RTS, the vaccine is the first of its kind to attempt to block a
parasite, rather than bacteria or viruses.

Did Egypt’s Women Win the Revolution Only to Lose Out? | World | AlterNet

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In the immediate aftermath of this spring’s revolution, something new
and unfamiliar happened in Egypt: women and men participated equally
in political events. But this article also notes: ‘Yet today,
political, economic and cultural barriers prevent women from being
accepted as full members of society. Egypt’s dwindling economy
prevents women from landing jobs in the public sector – which used to
offer guaranteed employment.’

Netanyahu: Israel ready to tackle other challenges now that Shalit released – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

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Netanyahu: Israel ready to tackle other challenges now that Shalit released – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday thanked the ministers of his cabinet for approving the prisoner swap with Hamas that secured the release of Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, adding that the government was ready to tackle other issues at hand.

Obama pulls out of Iraq

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Obama pulls out of Iraq.

President Barack Obama said all American troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year, ending a long war which cleaved deep political divides and estranged the United States from its allies.

UN calls for Gaddafi probe

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UN calls for Gaddafi probe.

The circumstances surrounding the death of Libya’s ousted despot Muammar Gaddafi are unclear and an investigation is needed, the UN human rights chief said on Friday.

It’s good to talk: Mobile phone use not linked to cancer, says new research – Health News, Health – Independent.ie

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It’s good to talk: Mobile phone use not linked to cancer, says new research – Health News, Health – Independent.ie.

THERE is no link between the long-term use of a mobile phone and getting brain cancer, research suggests.  In what has been described as the largest study on the subject, researchers found that cancer rates in the central nervous system were almost the same in both long-term mobile phone users and people who do not use the handsets, the study published on bmj.com found.

Fresh hope for blind girl after stem-cell therapy – National News – Independent.ie

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Fresh hope for blind girl after stem-cell therapy – National News – Independent.ie.

 BLIND schoolgirl has been able to see shadows up to 10 inches away after just one round of stem-cell treatment in China, her mum said last night.

Hamish McRae: Seven billion — and the world’s population just keeps on rising – Analysis, Opinion – Independent.ie

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Hamish McRae: Seven billion — and the world’s population just keeps on rising – Analysis, Opinion – Independent.ie.

SEVEN billion. Next week the world’s population will, according to the UN, reach seven billion and a baby born somewhere in the world will be designated the seven-billionth baby — just as Adnan Nevic, now a healthy 11-year-old living in Bosnia, became the six-billionth when he was born just after midnight on October 11, 1999.

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