Posts Tagged "nobel prize"

New Jersey-Based William Campbell Shares Nobel Prize in Medicine

Posted on Dec 2, 2015 in Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 5th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** Three scientists who discovered natural-based remedies against parasites that cause malaria and river blindness won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday. The compounds, called artemisinin and ivermectin, are used by millions of people around the world and have saved countless lives. Ivermectin — which is now used to fight pests, from bed bugs and lice, to serious diseases, such as lymphatic filariasis — was derived from naturally...

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Nobel medicine prize honors work on body's defenses

Posted on Oct 3, 2011 in News

By Patrick Lannin and Anna Ringstrom | Reuters  STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Three scientists who unlocked secrets of the body’s immune system, opening doors to new vaccines and cancer treatments, won the 2011 Nobel prize for medicine Monday. American Bruce Beutler and French biologist Jules Hoffmann, who studied the first stages of immune responses to attack, share the $1.5 million award with Canadian-born Ralph Steinman, whose discovery of dendritic cells in the 1970s is key to understanding the body’s next line of defense against disease. “This year’s Nobel...

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