Traditional stereotypes about masculinity may help explain support for Trump

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain American politicians have long been expected to uphold a certain veneer: powerful, influential and never vulnerable. New Penn State research has found that these idealized forms of masculinity may also help explain support for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election and in the days leading up to the 2020 election. […]

Traditional Ghanaian medicines show promise against tropical diseases

IMAGE: Chemical and Biological Investigation of Traditional medicines for Activity against NTDs. Photo of Schistosomiasis and Onchocerciasis sourced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DPDx – Laboratory Identification of Parasites of… view more  Credit: Osei-Safo 2020 (CC-BY 2.0) The discovery of new drugs is vital to achieving the eradication of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in […]

Traditional Ghanaian medicines show promise against tropical diseases — ScienceDaily

The discovery of new drugs is vital to achieving the eradication of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa and around the world. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have identified traditional Ghanaian medicines which work in the lab against schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis, three diseases endemic to Ghana. The major intervention for […]

Understanding traditional Chinese medicine can help protect species — ScienceDaily

Demystifying traditional Chinese medicine for conservationists could be the key to better protecting endangered species like pangolins, tigers and rhino, according to University of Queensland-led researchers. UQ PhD candidate Hubert Cheung said efforts to shift entrenched values and beliefs about Chinese medicine are not achieving conservation gains in the short term. He said a better […]

Understanding traditional Chinese medicine can help protect species

Demystifying traditional Chinese medicine for conservationists could be the key to better protecting endangered species like pangolins, tigers and rhino, according to University of Queensland-led researchers. UQ PhD candidate Hubert Cheung said efforts to shift entrenched values and beliefs about Chinese medicine are not achieving conservation gains in the short term. He said a better […]