Posts tagged ‘Health’

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    Why ageing doesn’t impair the brain

    For years, conventional wisdom held that growing older tends to be bad news for brains. Past behavioral… more

  • ECUBLENS, SwitzerlandA student receives a measles vaccine injection at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Ecublens near Lausanne March 23, 2009. Both the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and EFPL have started a three day vaccination campaign to help eradicate a growing Swiss measles epidemic, in which more than 28 cases were discovered in both schools, out of a total of 370 in Switzerland since the start of the year. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud Forum Article

    Should we fear measles more than Ebola?

    News that a doctor in New York City tested positive for Ebola sparked mandatory quarantine orders for heath… more

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    A new step to understanding autoimmune diseases

    Scientists have created a molecular map that pinpoints genetic variants that play a role in 21 different… more

  • A DNA double helix in an undated artist’s illustration released by the National Human Genome Research Institute to Reuters Forum Article

    DNA’s double-edged sword

    When tissues are deprived of blood, as happens during a stroke or heart attack, the lack of oxygen can… more

  • Radiologist examines brain X-rays of a patient at North Bengal Oncology Center on the outskirts of Siliguri Forum Article

    A new approach to fighting brain cancer

    Every year, about 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with brain tumors that have spread from elsewhere in the… more

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    What’s needed to stop Ebola

    The Ebola virus disease epidemic already devastating swaths of West Africa will likely get far worse… more

  • Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaks to villagers about Ebola virus precautions outside Ganta Forum Article

    We all have a stake in the battle against Ebola

    Dear World, In just over six months, Ebola has managed to bring my country to a standstill. … more

  • Girls look at a poster, distributed by UNICEF, bearing information on and illustrations of best practices that help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD), in the city of Voinjama, in Lofa County in this handout photo Young Global Leaders Video

    Attacking the information failures on Ebola

    Every day marks a new deadly chapter in the Ebola crisis. As of this week more than… more

  • A health worker checks the temperature of a man at a roadside health checkpoint outside Ganta Young Global Leaders Article

    Fighting Ebola from the grassroots

    As a global community, our ability to respond to the Ebola crisis gripping West Africa… more

  • A girl receives polio vaccination during an anti-polio campaign on the outskirts of Jalalabad Forum Article

    Why it pays to invest in disease prevention

    As leaders convene in Istanbul for the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Unlocking Resources for… more

  • Professor Oldhafer prepares for liver surgery with support of tablet computer at Asklepios Hospital Hamburg-Barmbek Forum Event

    Digital will tear apart healthcare – and rebuild it

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A member of Romania’s Airclub performs on a glider during Bucharest International Air Show at Baneasa airport in Bucharest Forum Article

    3 ways to be a more mindful leader

    It’s been more than a decade since I started exploring the intersection between excellence in… more

  • Doctor Zhang and a fellow doctor hold up medical images of a patient’s stomach at Beijing Friendship Hospital Forum Article

    How China’s health reforms will affect the world

    China’s high economic growth during the last three decades is well known. But less attention has been… more

  • ASIMO, a humanoid robot created by Honda, serves tea to a visitor during the Johannesburg International Motor Show Forum Event

    The robot revolution has already begun

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • brain Forum Article

    A new way to understand the human brain: Interview

    Cutting edge techniques that use light waves to visualize and stimulate the brain could offer hope for… more

  • A sister of the Franciscan order plays with children in Lambare city, near Asuncion Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The app changing the way we look at poverty

    If we’re aiming to not simply alleviate poverty but eliminate it altogether, we need to understand its… more

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    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Registered Nurse Rebecca Moak poses for a photo in trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi Forum Article

    Lessons from China on universal healthcare

    Subsidized health insurance is unlikely to lead to Universal Health Coverage (UHC); insurance coverage… more