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WHO awards award to Henrietta Lacks for pioneering cell line
... consent by doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a racist medical system. While the origin of HeLa cells was not known for years, Lacks' story became widely known in the 21st century. It was the subject of a best-selling book, The Immortal Life of Oprah Winfrey , published in 2010 and a subsequent film of the same name starring Henrietta Lacks . The US House of Representatives has recognized her annual contribution to cancer research, and John Hopkins holds an annual lecture series on her impact on ...
Updated: 10/15/2021
Harvard cancer survivor Henrietta Lacks honoured in Geneva
... hidden to lack identities. Her family didn't learn about the use of her cells until 1973 when scientists called them for blood samples so that they could study their genes, according to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , a best-selling book by Oprah Winfrey that was also turned into a film with Rebecca Skloot . Lack'descendants have expressed fury over what her cells have gone on to achieve, but also pride over how they were treated by doctors. This fury has been compounded only by the commercialization ...
Updated: 10/13/2021
Prince Harry and Meghan join fintech company Ethic
... investors transition their investment into companies that treat people with respect The partnership comes as more entities are driven by ESG factors when investing and traditional investors are increasingly forced to consider the climate when investing. Oprah Winfrey , the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, had previously teamed up with the Apple TV streaming service to make a documentary series about Harry's mental health with Oprah Winfrey .
Updated: 10/12/2021
Forbes releases its 40th annual list of the world's richest people
... ago, and the top 20 are together worth $1.8 trillion. Notably, the minimum net worth required to make the list was $2.9 billion, up from the previous $2.1 billion cutoff, knocking off 51 billionaires. MarketWatch reported last week that media mogul Oprah Winfrey was about shy of that amount and former President Donald Trump dropped into Forbes 400 rankings for the first time in 25 years after 15 reporting years. While the founder of Blue Origin , LLC stepped down as CEO to become chairman in July, ...
Updated: 10/09/2021
Prince Charles to become King when the Queen dies
... Andrew is considered to be adamant there is no way back for the Duke of York. Following the shock departure of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from the Royal family last year, the Royal Family was dealt another blow. Following their move to California, Oprah Winfrey has made several explosive allegations about the time spent in the Royal Family during an interview with Duke and Duchess of Sussex. During the bombshell sitdown, the couple claimed a senior royal had a conversation with Archie about the skin ...
Updated: 10/06/2021
Meghan Markle and Oprah Winfrey make shocking claims about their time as royals
Meghan Markle, 40 and Oprah Winfrey, 37 stepped away from the Royal Family and their duties as senior royals at the beginning of 2020, before making a series of shocking claims about their time as royals in an interview with Prince Harry. Meghan Markle , 40 and Oprah Winfrey, ...
Updated: 10/05/2021
Meghan Markle gave 'peace offering' to Kate Middleton
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Updated: 10/04/2021
Kate and Meghan were not 'friends' during the build up to their wedding
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Updated: 10/04/2021
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