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Jamaican Scientists On The Verge Of Creating Affordable Hepatitis C Drug...

AFRICANGLOBE - Research scientists say they have discovered properties in Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major bioactive compounds in the cannabis plant, that have the potential to provide affordable treatment as nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals for hepatitis C. “This is a new discovery which has fantastic potential for the future, especially for people in developing countries, because there is a drug which was developed for hepatitis C treatment, but it’s over US$85,000 per treatment and very few people in the developing world can afford this,” he said. “So it is very important that we find less expensive means of treatment, and that is why this discovery and its potential to manage this disease is so important.

Jamaican Scientist Offered $11 Billion For His Cancer Research Patent

AFRICANGLOBE - Dr Lawrence Williams, a research consultant to Jamaica’s Scientific Research Council, has already been offered over $11 billion (US$100 million) by a major drug company in the United States for the patent relating to his cancer research.

Jamaican Scientist Announces Breakthrough In Developing Cancer Cure

AFRICANGLOBE - Imagine a Jamaican scientist being offered US$100 million for a patent, in relation to cancer research done on a local plant. Imagine further that this offer has been rejected because the earning potential for this breakthrough is estimated to be even greater than that which has been offered. That’s not just a hypothetical scenario anymore.