Posts tagged 'Medicine'

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Interview: A new weapon in the fight against cancer

    This blog is part of a series of interviews on our Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2014. RNA-based therapeutics is… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Technology has become perhaps the greatest agent of change in the modern world. While never without risk, positive… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    How big data is changing the fight against cancer

    Annual Meeting 2014

    22 - 25 Jan 2014, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why can’t your medical data follow you when you travel?

    We’ve all done it. You throw your clothes in a bag and head to the airport. Sixteen hours later, you’re in a… more

  • Forum Article

    Inside the placebo effect

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

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    The future of vaccines, from fighting cancer to dust mites

    In the increasingly complex and expensive quest to find new medicines, the immune system – with its unique power to… more

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    What pioneering technology tells us about the 21st century

    What does the Firefox web browser, which you might use on your own computer, have in common with the AlloMap blood… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Music as medicine

    I am sitting in a hall with glass windows overlooking the Alps. In front of me are 16 musicians from the Orchestra… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Are we prepared for a viral pandemic?

    The outbreak of the H7N9 bird flu in China should be viewed as a major global concern. So far, there have been 127… more

  • Forum Article

    Health in hard places

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

  • Forum Event

    Ideas @Davos: surgical snake robots

    Annual Meeting 2013

    23 - 27 Jan 2013, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    History and human lives - The case for patents

    December 1 was World AIDS day, a time for people around the world to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS.  While… more

  • Forum Article

    Who’s afraid of mobile Internet in healthcare?

    What will the future of health and healthcare look like? In a series of blog posts by the World Economic Forum’s… more

  • Forum Article

    The globalization of non-communicable diseases

    What will the future of health and healthcare look like? In a series of blog posts by the World Economic Forum’s… more

  • Forum Article

    The challenge of medical empowerment

    Esther Dyson, CEO of EDventure Holdings, is an active investor in a variety of start-ups around the world. Her… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    How can we ensure the success of precision medicine?

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    12 - 14 Nov 2012, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Event

    Are non-communicable diseases taking aim at India?

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    06 - 08 Nov 2012, National Capital Region, Gurgaon

  • Forum Article

    Is economic malpractice hurting consumers?

    Stephen S. Roach, a member of the faculty at Yale University, was Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia. He is the author of… more