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Why Translational Medicine Will Never Be the Same

Steve Blank | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

For the past three years the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps has been teaching our nations best scientists how to build a Lean Startup.

The Device That Will Rewrite Medicine

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.28.2013 | Small Business

Fear can be a powerful motivator. For Walter de Brouwer, it was the fear of not knowing his son’s vital signs when he was hospitalized that led him ...

Nanomedicine: Big Potential for Small Products

Julielynn Wong, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2013 | Technology
Julielynn Wong, M.D.

While more nanomedicine products are becoming available to consumers, big questions remain about their long-term impact on the environment and human health, experts say.

Where Rubber Hits the Road: Reforming Public Sector Management

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 02.09.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The way taxes are collected, budgets and policies are set up, and public employees are managed and behave affect the results that governments can achieve. Why then is reforming public sector management so hard to obtain, since benefits are so obvious?

Science Fiction Reality in the Palm of Your Hand

XPRIZE | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology
XPRIZE

Devices offered as a service will be key in the next generation of healthcare solutions. By mashing up data from multiple sensors that span therapies and disease states, services can be created based on personal feedback, dashboards and incentives that are both relevant and unique to individual consumers.

Transforming Health and Well Being With Innovative Sensing Technologies

XPRIZE | Posted 09.02.2012 | Technology
XPRIZE

Every day much of this incredible wealth of digital information about our daily lives and the world around us is going to waste. We've only just started to explore the benefits of using this data.

Cara Santa Maria

Psychiatry And Modern Science: Perspectives On The DSM

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

The DSM is the go-to manual for diagnostic criteria of a wide range of mental disorders, but some question it's validity and reliability.

Narcissism Is Bad for Our Country's Health

Tanya Abreu | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Tanya Abreu

In the heated debate surrounding health care reform in the United States, one thing is consistent and urgent: waste is expensive to our country's health.

Personalized Medicine Is Becoming a Reality

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Personalized medicine has been making steady advances with researchers and physicians, and perhaps a bigger indicator, is now influencing the business model of major drug companies.

You Say You Want A Revolution?

Tamsin Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tamsin Smith

Diagnostics For All is a pioneering nonprofit that embeds health tests on a piece of paper the size of a postage stamp. A simple and clean technology that saves millions of dollars and lives.