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Health Care Scenarios in the year 2020 in CEE

Central Eastern European Health Policy Network open to anyone who is interested in health care, health insurance and health policy ...

STORY URL: CONSUMER RULES - Central & East European Health Policy Network
an independent exchange Platform for CEE health policy specialists, academicians, scientists and other stakeholders who are committed to addressing the complementary goals of generally improving p...

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Diabesity- are we ready? ........................Google is..

By 2030, more than half a billion of world population would be suffering from Diabetes. The rapid increase in diabetes ...

STORY URL: Diabetes 'smart lens' tested by Google
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25776927

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Goodbye plastic ocean gyres!

My war on plastics began when I first heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Then I found out there ...

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Does environmental protection bury the nuclear phase-out?

As potential solutions for a nuclear phase-out in Switzerland become more concrete, they reveal a trade-off for environmental groups and ...

STORY URL: Energiewende: Grüner Atomausstieg liegt noch in weiter Ferne - Schweiz Nachrichten - NZZ.ch
Ein neuer Bewertungsindex der Umweltverbände beurteilt die Umsetzung des Atomausstiegs kritisch. Dabei zeigen sich auch ökologische Zielkonflikte. Der Index selbst dürfte die Harmonie zwischen den...

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Left or right brained? You are actually both!

In the workforce people often refer to being left or right brained implying simplistically that you are either more logical ...

STORY URL: Researchers Debunk Myth of "Right-brain" and "Left-brain"Personality Traits - - - University of Utah Health Care - Salt Lake City, Utah
http://healthcare.utah.edu/publicaffairs/news/current/08-14-13_brain_personality_traits.html

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Spanish innovation in clean transport

I've just returned from my summer holidays in Spain during which I was on a unique catamaran. The boat represents ...

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Who will care for our generation?

The latest statistics from the British Heart Foundation reveal the worrying and continuing trend in childhood obesity and the impact ...

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A new definition for cancer?

Laura Esserman is a breast cancer specialist at the university of California, San Francisco. She is the co-author of new ...

STORY URL: If it isn't life-threatening, don't call it cancer - opinion - 12 August 2013 - New Scientist
Cancer screening too often leads to scare diagnoses and unnecessary treatments. It's time to rethink our approach, says cancer specialist Laura Esserman

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A new emerging risk?

The problem isn't that our oil reserves will run out one day because demand will outstrip supply. The problem is ...

STORY URL: http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21582516-worlds-thirst-oil-could-be-nearing-peak-bad-news-producers-excellent

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We need energy independence

Renewable energy, our saviour! If only everyone was for renewable energy and used renewable energy then the world would be ...

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11 trillion reasons

The New York Times reports on a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (accessible through the story), which ...

STORY URL: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/06/11-trillion-reasons/?hp&_r=0

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New diagnostic panty liner test

A new device that detects the cause of unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy could help pregnant women avoid receiving unnecessary ...

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Profiling the risks in wind and solar

According to "Profiling the risks in wind and solar", a recently published study by CorSo Environmental & Commodity Markets and ...

STORY URL: Renewable energy risk management and the institutional investor | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
Profiling the risks in wind and solar, a joint study by Swiss Re and Bloomberg...

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Shall we blame U.S. Health Care?

Peter A. Muenning, assistant professor of Columbia University, wrote an article about the reasons for U.S. relatively lower improvement ...

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People are living healthier for longer

We all know that we live longer than the previous generations. Issues around longevity have been in the center of ...

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