It costs a great deal to bring new medicines to market, the explanation goes, and without high prices the pipeline of new medicines will run dry. This argument is unsustainable.
While global disease outbreaks are on the rise, so is our ability to contain them - but the social and economic costs of epidemics are also increasing. Is stronger public-private cooperat...
Researchers might have found a way to rebuild our tooth enamel.
The fight to end polio is nearly won.
Antiquated record-keeping in developing countries is preventing basic immunization from reaching many children – a gap technology could fill.
It's now possible to protect even the most vulnerable from the commonest health threats. But it will take a complete change of mindset.
How can countries take advantage of a revolution in data and connected technology for patients and professionals?
Approximately 7,000 rare diseases have been identified, yet the vast majority of these often severe and complex conditions have no specific treatment.
Governments and healthcare providers face the daunting prospect of containing costs while improving patient outcomes.
Access to quality primary care across the developing world is limited, contributing to morbidity and mortality. Community-based partnerships between the private sector, governments and NG...
Six million children still die each year for want of simple health solutions that cost less than a cup of coffee.
From possible pandemics to the impact of obesity, our approach has been limited to reacting to global health issues, not addressing the root causes.
A Harvard study shows how intermittent fasting and manipulating mitochondrial networks may increase lifespan.
Sleep deprivation can lead the brain to produce more of the Alzheimer’s-linked protein amyloid beta.
One way to slow brain aging may not be that different from what works for our general physical health: eating salad.