Posts tagged ‘drugs’

  • A graduate student stains rodent Parkinsonian brain sections Forum Article

    Why drug research is under threat

    This is the best of times for biomedical research. New drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic… more

  • MIT-Friction-Finder-01 Forum Article

    A new way of targeting cancer cells

    Nature has developed a wide variety of methods for guiding particular cells, enzymes, and molecules to… more

  • Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton Forum Article

    Is evidence-based medicine broken?

    Evidence-based medicine, as David Sackett and his colleagues wrote in 1996, is “the conscientious… more

  • Counterfeit steroids seized by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection is seen at the agency’s offices at John F. Kennedy Airport Social Entrepreneurs Event

    Fighting the scourge of fake medicines

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Forum Video

    Video: How can we tackle mental health disorders?

    One in four of us will experience mental health problems at some point in our lives, and because many… more

  • Forum Article

    Nigeria’s surprising weapons in the fight to save lives

    World Health Day draws attention to the fight against vector-borne diseases – diseases that are… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    The digital case for decriminalizing drugs

    I was in the room as the World Economic Forum hosted The Drugs Dilemma, the Forum's first-ever debate… more

  • Forum Article

    Inside the placebo effect

    For many medical researchers and followers of science, few things are more unsettling than the placebo… more

  • Forum Article

    Health in hard places

    Improving health in the developing world must go beyond drug pricing and donations, argues Joseph… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Intellectual property – have we struck the right balance?

    The idea of protecting Intellectual Property (IP) is not a new one. According to a study by Stanford… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Tackling the torrent of illicit trade

    The value of illicit trade – primarily the sale of counterfeit goods – is estimated at US$ 650… more

  • Forum Event

    What are Latin American leaders doing to tackle corruption?

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2012

    , Puerto Vallarta, Mexico