A breakthrough in R&D for neglected diseases A dramatic sea-change in research into ten so-called neglected diseases, such as for example malaria, sleeping and leprosy sickness, could result in at least eight fresh drugs being developed by 2010. However, lack of funding could lead to the collapse of the traveling way to obtain this promising new development, according to an evaluation in the open access journal PLoS Medicine. After a barren period when very few therapies were launched for neglected diseases, which kill around 3m people a yr and cause the increased loss of the same as 92m years’ of healthy life, there are more than 60 drug studies underway now.Plus they have a major impact on quality of life. You want to help make people more powerful because power is this important predictor of how well people do, if they have heart failing, cancer or other conditions. In general, physically more powerful people live longer.’ The experts estimated the benefits of the beet juice health supplement by comparing its results to the results of an exercise regimen. ‘I have compared the beet-juice impact to Popeye taking in his spinach,’ said the study’s corresponding author, Andrew R. Coggan, assistant professor of radiology, in the university news discharge.