medicine

Keeping First Responders Safe: How this Entrepreneur Found a Mission and Profitable Niche

Amit Kapoor built a high-growth business selling essential products that keep first responders and their patients safe.

The Handheld Medical Device Changing How Doctors Practice

Handheld ultrasound devices could eventually become as common as stethoscopes, and might even be used by patients themselves to send images to doctors from home.

Larry Brilliant at TE22: Global Warming Drives Health Threats

At Techonomy 22, noted philanthropist and public health expert pulled no punches as he weighed in on the Covid-19 response, the dangers of global warming, and more.

Hang On to That Mask — Reinfections Ratchet Up Risk of Death and Long-Term Effects

In two studies published this month, researchers report compounded risks of repeat Covid infections and the remarkable effectiveness of universal masking.

Molecular Tests May Change Cancer Screening

As the accuracy of traditional cancer screening is called into question, molecular and genetic tests promise an alternative, noninvasive form of early detection.

Pandemic Hit to U.S. Life Expectancy May Last

The pandemic “has been the most severe global mortality shock since World War II,” researchers find.

He Got A Rare Disease Diagnosis So He Rethought The Whole System

While working to understand not only his own rare disease but also how the broader healthcare industry develops treatments for rare diseases as a whole, Onno Faber uncovered the building blocks of his new company.

Expert Group Finds Covid Response a “Massive Global Failure”

Infectious disease and public policy experts investigated the global pandemic response, cataloged its many failures and assembled recommendations for future. But sadly their words will probably fall flat.

Purpose-Built Clouds Fly Even Higher

New “Industry Cloud” solutions reduce cost and accelerate innovation. The end result will be better outcomes for patients, businesses, and society.

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