Many young companies smell the big money in the digital medical business. There is still great potential for improving diagnoses, or just reducing high medical costs.
David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives.
Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain popularity. The illness is already among the top 10 causes of death here.
Mobile devices are often blamed for damaging our brains. So can apps help scientists research memory loss?
In drug discovery and dementia, too much happens too late. Candidate drugs fail late in clinical trials, and people get diagnosed when their memory is gone. But two new technologies show new ways ahead for health care.
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