medicine


Vaccination: Back to the healthier Future   Recently updated !

  Sometimes it feels like we already live in the future of sci-fi movies. And it’s not only about voice control in your phone or computer just as in ‘Back to the Future’, paying for your coffee with a smartwatch like in ‘The Simpsons’ (hashtag they predicted) or having video […]


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Coffee House Readings #11: The Laws of Medicine

Does medicine have universal laws that doctors and patients can count on? It oftentimes seems like this is not the case. And still, there’s an apparent need for it. This 1.5 hour read is a book that even busy interns can manage to squeeze into their around-the-clock working schedule. And […]


What if we open-sourced the quest for curing cancer?

Personalise this! The customization of healthcare, with medicine tailor-made for each individual patient, belongs to the main research interests of current affairs. In this model, doctors aim to select appropriate therapies based on the context of a patient’s genetics. The patient, which Salvatore Iaconesi points out in our TED talk […]


Scientists act a lot like … nature

The human body often needs to regenerate itself after suffering injuries, from small ones like skin wounds to ones that need a lot of effort for the it to fix the harm such as liver transplants or even lung regeneration for smokers. And in many cases it, the results are […]


Parkinson’s, depression and the switch that might turn them off by Andres Lozano

  The brain, also called the “masterpiece of creation“, is still the most mystic organ of the human body. Endeavors of understanding how the brain functions are as old as human history itself and although tremendous progress has been made in neuroscience, there are still some secrets that no brain scanning […]