Posts tagged ‘Medicine’

  • Vaccines are placed on a tray inside the Taipei City Hospital Forum Article

    Can old drugs be given new uses?

    Development of new drugs for treatment of disease is an expensive, time-consuming and labour-intensive… more

  • A man washes hands at facility outside Green Pharmacy, Area 8, in Abuja Forum Article

    Why we need to rethink drug trials for diseases like Ebola

    The Ebola crisis brings into sharp contrast the importance of appropriate regulation for trials of new… 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

  • Graduate Student Yein Nam stains rodent Parkinsonian brain sections in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Forum Article

    How nanotech is changing your world

    The American engineer Eric Drexler, who coined the term nanotechnology in the 1980s, is not afraid of… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Top 10 emerging technologies for 2014

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Forum Event

    The future of healthcare in East Asia

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • 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… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    How big data is changing the fight against cancer

    Annual Meeting 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… more

  • Forum Article

    Inside the placebo effect

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

  • Forum Article

    Health in hard places

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

  • Forum Event

    Ideas @Davos: surgical snake robots

    Annual Meeting 2013

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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    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… more

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    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… more