#Medicine

  • Article: Meet the Doctor in South Africa Who Lets Patients Pay Whatever They Can Afford

    Meet the Doctor in South Africa Who Lets Patients Pay Whatever They Can Afford

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 24, 2019

    Dr. Paulo de Valdoleiros wants to make quality health care accessible for everyone. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Cured HIV in Mice. They Say a Human Cure Could Be Next.

    Scientists Cured HIV in Mice. They Say a Human Cure Could Be Next.

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|July 3, 2019

    Scientists used gene-editing technology to cure the mice. Read more

  • Article: Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2019

    Thousands of women could have been denied a career in medicine. Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Mental Health

    5 Crucial Things You Need to Know About Mental Health

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    More than 13 million lives could be saved each year if mental health issues were properly funded. Read more

  • Article: 7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    A crisis that began nearly a decade ago gets worse by the day. Read more

  • Article: This Ghanaian Start-Up Is Helping to Make Medicine More Affordable

    This Ghanaian Start-Up Is Helping to Make Medicine More Affordable

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 10, 2019

    Drug prices in some African countries are marked up by middlemen and often become too expensive. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies

    Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    “I am just seeing patients, make a diagnosis and send them away to die.” Read more

  • Article: China Lifts Ban on Rhino Horns and Tiger Bones Even as Species Near Extinction

    China Lifts Ban on Rhino Horns and Tiger Bones Even as Species Near Extinction

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 31, 2018

    Rhino and tiger populations have plummeted over the past century. Read more