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Genetic editing innovations curing diseases; implants that make people superhuman; government investments that make healthcare more affordable—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of healthcare.

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https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/climate-change-could-affect-human-evolution-here-s-how-ncna907276
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https://www.bbc.com/news/health-49434337
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The drug combination has huge potential and would cost just "pennies a day", say the researchers.
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https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/16/17356464/ebola-virus-vaccine
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In a first, the experimental vaccine is being deployed in the DRC to try to stop an outbreak from spreading.
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https://www.medicalplasticsnews.com/news/what-is-the-long-term-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-medtech-sect/
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Dr. Andreas Ostrowicki, MD of BGS Beta-Gamma-Service in Germany, a company that specialises in the sterilisation of medical devices using beta and gamma rays, considers the long-term impact of Covid-19 on the medical technology sector.
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https://thenextweb.com/artificial-intelligence/2017/04/13/artificial-intelligence-revolutionizing-healthcare/#.tnw_lOwJHL7n
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There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population. Meanwhile, training physicians and health workers is historically an arduous process that requires years of education […]
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https://slate.com/technology/2005/07/the-organ-factory-the-mouse-and-the-rat.html
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This is the conclusion of a five-part series. To read the first part, click here. To read the second, click here. For the third, click here. For the...
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https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2015/aug/14/body-hackers-the-people-who-turn-themselves-into-cyborgs
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Not content with their version 1.0 bodies, biohackers are installing USB drives in their fingertips, giving themselves night-vision eyedrops and growing third ears on their arms (that can go online). Welcome to the world of DIY cyborgs
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https://www.peta.org/media/news-releases/peta-science-group-funding-contributes-to-first-non-animal-3-d-lung-alveolar-mode-of-its-kind/
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Researchers can now buy a first-of-its-kind human cell–based alveolar model to study the effects of chemicals and other substances on the deepest part of
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https://www.nanalyze.com/2020/01/ai-healthcare-startups-hospital-operations/
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Artificial intelligence is automating many business processes today. AI healthcare startups are now doing the same for hospital operations.
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https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2019/aug/26/ecotherapy-plants-treatment-depression-anxiety
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The combination of physical activity, social contact and being surrounded by nature is thought to make gardening beneficial for our mental health
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https://futurism.com/neoscope/researchers-are-using-stem-cell-tech-to-end-neurological-disorders
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Researchers have constructed a laboratory model for a unique neurological disorder by transforming patients' own cells using stem cell technology.
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https://elemental.medium.com/lyme-disease-cases-are-exploding-and-its-only-going-to-get-worse-5d3c3a2de5c5
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Lyme disease and an explosion of ticks are triggering a pandemic, experts from the CDC and beyond say.
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https://www.ted.com/talks/soyapi_mumba_medical_tech_designed_to_meet_africa_s_needs?language=en
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In sub-Saharan Africa, power outages, low technology penetration, slow internet and understaffed hospitals plague health care systems. To make progress on these problems in Malawi, TED Fellow Soyapi Mumba and his team created a new system from scratch -- from the software that powers their electronic health records to the infrastructure used to support it. In this quick, hopeful talk, Mumba shares
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/reenitadas/2018/11/13/top-8-healthcare-predictions-for-2019/?sh=5810e6d8700e
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We have been writing the predictions for healthcare for the past 10 yrs.We also review back how we did each year and each year we are getting to be more accurate.The 2018 predictions that were released in Dec.2017 were almost 98% accurate and each one of them panned out during the course of the year
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http://www.koreabiomed.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=4595
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Intron Biotechnology said it has signed a landmark deal for an investigational treatment for diseases caused by super bacteria.

The biotech firm announced on Tuesday that it clinched the licensing-out deal with Roivant Sciences for SAL200, a novel biologic to combat super bacteria.

The deal is worth $667.5 million (752.6 billion won), and Intron Bio is to separately receive running royaltie
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https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/08/how-machine-learning-could-help-burn-victims-recover-faster/495926/
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Machine learning allows computers to see patterns in medical images that are invisible to human doctors.
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https://www.businessinsider.com/superintelligent-humans-with-iq-of-1000-2014-10
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Sky-high IQs are coming.
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https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/how-can-doctors-make-amends-for-opioid-epidemic-get-trained-to-treat-addicted-say-two
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If the medical profession is increasingly accepting responsibility that it started the country’s opioid epidemic, physicians can play a big role in making amends by getting trained to help treat people who are now addicted, say two doctors.
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https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/08/ido-portal-the-player/566687/
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Ido Portal teaches famous athletes how to use their bodies in entirely new ways. But is it all snake oil?
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https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01824-0
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Parasitic genetic elements called transposons carry CRISPR machinery that is normally used against them by bacterial cells. This paradox has now been explained, with implications for gene-therapy research. RNA-guided transposition of DNA.
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https://www.theverge.com/2014/5/10/5703444/deka-mind-controlled-prosthetic-arm-gets-fda-approval
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Nearly eight years ago, DARPA, the US Defense Department's advanced research agency, set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today. Now, the Food and...