en Saving lives through transplantations – How access to information can make a difference (13 min read) [[{"fid":"5441","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"link_text":null,"type":"media","field_deltas":{"12":{"format":"default"}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"12"}}]]In a hospital in Rotterdam, Dr. Frank Dor and his team were trying to give a teenage boy more time. Their 18-year-old patient had a fungal infection but the treatment had led to liver failure. As his health worsened, he was placed on the urgent waiting list for a new organ, a list for people who will otherwise die quickly – but all over Europe, not one liver was available. Dr. Dor ... Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:58:30 +0100 21556 Genomics and big data – unlocking the code to new therapies (11 min read) [[{"fid":"5056","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"5":{"format":"default"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"5"}}]]“Genomics is not tomorrow. It’s here today,” says England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies. The ability to collect and access vast data sets, such as a patient's entire genome, has transformed the way we look at disease, and it’s driving change across healthcare systems. But just as elements of the human genome were largely a mystery before we began sequencing it ... Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:05:21 +0100 21476 Open Access – raising health standards around the world through digital education and collaboration (9 min read) [[{"fid":"4991","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]Lack of access to medical education and training is often perceived as a problem in the developing world, and it’s undoubtedly a challenge for those working to deliver effective healthcare around the globe. But it’s healthcare experts working in the United States, United Kingdom and other developed nations who are the most likely to report the need for improvement.Among the US ... Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:58:16 +0000 21426 Fighting the world’s biggest killer (12 min read) [[{"fid":"4946","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"5":{"format":"default"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"5"}}]]In 1990, to begin tackling a growing global health burden, researchers made a significant decision1,2: They gave the problem a name. The group of maladies covered by their new term, first mentioned in the premier Global Burden of Disease study, are difficult to define. They include diabetes mellitus type 2, back pain, cancer, genetic disorders like Down syndrome, cardiovascular ... Fri, 09 Mar 2018 06:43:30 +0000 21411 Dangerous Cooking – Extinguishing the health risks of open flame stoves (14 min read) [[{"fid":"4786","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"8":{"format":"default"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"8"}}]]A black fog hovers over the villages of Odisha, India, so much so that the sun all but disappears. These dark skies are also thicker at certain times of the day. It is, in fact, precisely when women, with small children sitting nearby, are leaning over a traditional, indoor wood-fire stove, called a chulha, to cook food.For twelve years, this has been how Vandana Duveh prepared meals ... Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:42:14 +0000 21376 Washing hands, saving lives - the surprising health benefits of clean hands (9 min read) [[{"fid":"4566","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"5":{"format":"default"}},"link_text":null,"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"5"}}]]Before illness sets in and access to medicines becomes necessary, access to medical information can help people change certain behaviors and avoid becoming sick in the first place. Particularly during daily activities, people may not think enough about behaviors that can promote good health, or lead to risk. Handwashing, for example, should be a routine daily task. But is the public ... Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:08:59 +0100 21271 Spreading Knowledge, not Resistance (8 min read) [[{"fid":"3606","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default"}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]Outside of England’s Dunswood Hospital, angry shouts erupt from a group of protesters. Their loved ones have died in the clinic from an infection, and they demand to know who is to blame. Is this a worst-case scenario coming true? Fortunately, the scene is fictional. It is part of a video in a course on antimicrobial stewardship. With such training courses, healthcare professionals ... Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:53:02 +0000 20736 Three Global Health Challenges — and Strategies for Change (9 min read) [[{"fid":"3256","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default"}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]Every year, one million children fall ill with tuberculosis2. Fourteen million people are newly diagnosed with cancer3. Two hundred fourteen million new cases of malaria4 were still recorded in 2015. Four hundred million people have no access to any healthcare at all5, and two billion people cannot access the medicines they need6. This is more than one in every four people worldwide ... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:02:48 +0100 20571 92午夜免费福利757-丝袜美腿