By Matthew McGarry
L O N D O N, Aug. 7 2004 - A wild plant used by generations of native Bushmen in South Africa's Kalahari Desert to help them avoid starvation in the dry, hot sands could make them millionaires if it is successfully developed into a weight-loss drug for Westerners...
Hoodia - New Wonder Diet Drug Health Watch?
By KOMO Staff & News Services
August 10, 2003 - The Kalahari is 100,000 square miles of African desert. The San people ,the bushmen who hunt there, come from a different age.
Now, drug companies are tapping into the San's knowledge, and betting millions that these bushmen can help the most advanced societies on earth...
Magic molecule ... and the millionaire bushmen
June 23 2003-A cactus in the Kalahari desert may save the West from obesity and bring millions of dollars to an impoverished African tribe, writes Tom Mangold...