International Women’s Day: Dr Fatina Al Tahan on the Saudi Women who are #MakingItHappen

International Women’s Day 2015 is on March 8th. In the run-up to the Day, the Pulse has been telling the inspiring, touching and enlightening stories of women around the world working [...]

Liver Cancer is on the Rise, But Doctors are Getting Better at Beating It

Liver cancer is rising sharply. The biggest internal organ in the human body, and one of the most important to life, is being threatened by the increase in unhealthy lifestyles being [...]

World Cancer Day: The Road Ahead for Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical cancer kills over four thousand women a year. Staggeringly, it has been estimated that up to 93 percent of cases could be prevented by screening and vaccination against Human Papilloma [...]

Cancer, Heart Disease and Child Mortality Tackled in Middle East

The Middle East could easily be looked at as the bedrock of civilization. It is the birthplace of agriculture, writing, science, as well as some of the world’s biggest religions. But [...]

Precision Medicine Makes the Presidential Primetime

President Obama launched a Precision Medicine Initiative in his state of the union address yesterday to “bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes”. So what is Precision Medicine, [...]

Cell-based Therapies Get a Manufacturing Boost in the UK: Innovation, Standardization and Collaboration Will Be the Keys to Success

The UK’s Cell Therapy Catapult has announced that it will construct a £55 million manufacturing center to help boost the progress of advanced therapies, including cell and gene therapies, into widespread [...]

GE Healthcare and GlaxoSmithKline’s Groundbreaking Partnership

Medicine has come tremendously far in the last century. In 1914, Penicillin had not yet been discovered and pneumonia and TB were causing a third of all deaths on the planet.1 [...]

What You Should Know About Cancer, with Dr Robert Smith

By Dr. Robert Smith, American Cancer Society – Senior Director, Cancer Screening Cancer is a major health problem around the world, but much of the suffering and premature death from cancer [...]
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