Topic : Healthcare Innovation

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    A new treatment for tuberculosis?

    The body responds to tuberculosis infection by locking the bacterial offenders into tiny clusters of immune… more

  • An overweight woman sits on a chair in Times Square in New York Forum Article

    Why we all struggle to make healthier choices

    Diseases linked to smoking tobacco, a lack of exercise, drinking alcohol and eating… more

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    Why talk of the end of HIV is premature

    Two years ago, the “beginning of the end” of AIDS was announced. It included the promise of reducing… more

  • Nurses carry a patient at a public hospital in Recife City Forum Article

    How Brazil can make healthcare more efficient

    “We need to encourage people to work together, starting from the youngest members of the sector… more

  • Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in blister packs are arranged on table in illustration picture in Ljubljana Forum Article

    How to get new drugs launched faster

    Lovastatin, a first-in-class blockbuster cholesterol drug, became commercially… more

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    How to manage healthcare budgets

    At the recent “New Directions in Governance” meeting it was suggested that future meetings should… more

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

    A new understanding of how cancer spreads

    Nine out of ten cancer patients die because cancer cells enter the blood circulation, spread and form… more

  • Romanian truck driver Adrian, who lost his job in 2010 when the lorry company he was working for closed down, looks inside a a cardboard box in Athens Forum Article

    The link between housing and healthcare

    Not long ago, a homeless mother was asked if, due to the expansion of Medicaid coverage under the… more

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    The new $1 birth control saving lives

    One-dollar birth control is on the way to help women around the globe plan their families — and save… more

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    Computer chips and targeted medicine: what’s the link?

    A team of scientists led by Yale University systems biologist and biomedical engineer Andre Levchenko has… more

  • Illustration fo the different micro-actuators that can be coated with active compounds ETH image Forum Article

    A new way of delivering targeted drugs

    Scientists have been conducting research on micrometre-sized actuators which one day may make it possible… more

  • Volunteers of German army Bundeswehr, wearing protective suits, are seen during an Ebola training session at the Marseille barracks in Appen Global Agenda Councils Article

    5 ways to help stop Ebola

    It will take a vast and complex global coalition to defeat the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, and the… more

  • A radiologist examines breast X-rays after a cancer prevention medical check-up at the Ambroise Pare hospital in Marseille Forum Article

    A breakthrough in monitoring disease

    MIT chemists have developed new nanoparticles that can simultaneously perform magnetic resonance imaging… more

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    The missing links in cancer research

    Imagine trying to follow a complex novel many times longer than War and Peace with hundreds of characters… more

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

    Why is measles making a comeback?

    We always fear the wrong things. We worry about dying in a plane crash, not a car accident — even… more

  • Specialist Jelena Kovalkova works to isolate the Escherichia coli (E.coli) bacteria strain in Riga Forum Article

    How bacteria can be used to store memory

    MIT engineers have transformed the genome of the bacterium E. coli into a long-term storage device for… more

  • 3d image of fruitfly duke video Forum Video

    The breakthrough super-resolution microscope

    Any movie that begins with an extreme close-up of the back side of a fruit fly — the same kind found… more

  • To match Special Report SCIENCE/GENOME Technology Pioneers Article

    The potential of regenerative medicine

    Regenerative medicine, where soft tissues, organs or bone are extended or regrown is an increasingly… more