Medical and Health Articles

An unexpected industry may account for future medical breakthroughs (via WP)

Good read by Videk Wadhwa published a few weeks ago on The Washington Post. “Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker donated $250 million to

Video: Healing through Sharing – The Open Patient (via Red Hat)

Published a month ago on Red Hat’s YouTube channel, in this clip “The Open Patient tells the story of two brain cancer patients who, by accessing and sharing their medical data, are turning their crises into a movement. Through their advocacy for open healthcare data

Why there aren’t yet nanobot doctors

Nanobots is one of those “must know” hype words if you’re following technology evolution in the health sector. Scientists have long said that tiny robots would soon be able to conduct surgery and deliver drugs deep inside the body. In this article in The Atlantic, you can

Why Stem Cells May Save Your Life

Every person is a collection of over 30 trillion human cells. Every one of these cells, those in your brain, lungs, liver, skin, and everywhere else, derives from a single pluripotent type of cell called a stem cell. Read this article by Peter Diamandis how stem cells are going to