Posts tagged ‘healthcare’

  • Health inspection and quarantine researchers work in their laboratory at an airport in Qingdao Forum Article

    Why do some people survive Ebola?

    Despite killing a majority of people it infects, some patients survive the onslaught of… 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

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    Can education benefit from business partnerships?

    While public-private partnerships (PPP) have been a central feature of many governments' attempts to improve… more

  • A pharmacy employee deposits pills into a bottle as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New York Forum Article

    Are placebos as effective as antidepressants?

    Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a… more

  • A member of a burial team sprays a colleague with chlorine disinfectant in Monrovia Forum Article

    Ebola: how much risk is too much?

    Taking care of sick people has always involved personal risk. From plague to tuberculosis to smallpox… more

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    How can philanthropy transform medicine?

    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is… more

  • A nurse poses for a photo in a trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Forum Article

    Why fighting corruption is key to improving healthcare

    In a sector that is scarce and expensive to begin with, corruption can mean the difference between life and… more

  • People practice yoga in Times Square as part of a Summer Solstice celebration in New York Forum Article

    How we can all build a healthier future

    We are at a seismic moment in two major ways: how nations care for their citizens’ health and how… 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

  • Mark Pollock walking Young Global Leaders Article

    My robotic legs and the frontiers of innovation

    How do you lead in a crisis: a disaster on Mount Everest, an oil spill, a collapse trapping 33 Chilean… more

  • To match Interview CHINA-HEALTH/ Forum Event

    How can China ensure healthcare for all?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • 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

  • A worker harvests fresh produce from a tower at Sky Greens vertical farm in Singapore Forum Article

    Could vertical farms feed the world?

    The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting… more

  • People are reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    What do China and the US tell us about inequality?

    Rising income and wealth inequality in many countries around the world has been a long-term trend for… more

  • 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

  • A worker handles stock of medicine in the Pharmacie de la Sante Publique (Public Health Medicine) warehouse in Abidjan Forum Article

    The secret weapon in the fight against counterfeit drugs

    Millions of people die each year from infectious diseases like malaria, TB, HIV and… more

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    Four key facts about the Ebola crisis

    The horrific Ebola epidemic in at least four West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and… more

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    Why healthcare is coming closer to home

    Traditional healthcare systems are in trouble. In the OECD, costly hospitals and clinics dominate health… more