Ethnopharmacological relevance In the Peruvian Amazon, the use of medicinal plants is a common practice.
Elsevier, Microchemical Journal, Volume 136, January 2018
Among the different pharmaceuticals present in soil and water ecosystems as micro-contaminants, considerable attention has been paid to antibiotics, since their increasing use and the consequent devel
A human-centered design thinking approach has been applied to a course at the MIT D-Lab on creating low-cost prosthetic and assistive devices for the developing world.

The Liver, Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants, 2018, Pages 71-78

This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by showing the role of AGEs and RAGE in liver fibrosis and inflammation.
Background & Aims Coffee has anti-inflammatory and hepato-protective properties.
Elsevier, The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Volume 2, December 2017
The WHO global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis, created in May, 2016, aims to achieve a 90% reduction in new cases of chronic hepatitis B and C and a 65% reduction in mortality due to hepati
In 2016, WHO adopted a strategy for the elimination of viral hepatitis by 2030.
HIV Rapid Test being administered (Equality Michigan viaWikimedia Commons)
Background Multistage, stepwise HIV testing and treatment procedures can result in lost opportunities to provide timely antiretroviral therapy (ART).
This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by examining the public health and economic burden of hepatitis C infection in developing countries.
Lancet Oncology commission report
A fundamental shift in how cancer research is conducted and how cancer care is delivered in the United States is required in order to deliver on the Cancer Moonshot initiative, according to a major new report called The Lancet Oncology Commission: Future Research Priorities in the USA. Authored by over 50 leading oncologists, including members of leading US cancer organizations, the report sets out 13 key priority areas, each with measurable goals, to focus the $2 billion of funding released to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as part of the 21st Century Cures Act.