How is pain to be measured, when the signals that transmit it are not yet being processed by the brain? / François Jouen
To what extent is chemical pollution responsible for the decline in our cognitive abilities as shown by observations since the beginning of the 21st century? / Barbara Demeneix
Recent discoveries on inattentive driving tell us a lot about the very specific workings of the brain. / Stéphane Marchand
The medicine of the future? Preventive, predictive, participatory, personalized, pertinent. With lots of data.
The Chinese healthcare system is facing numerous challenges, which means great opportunities for those western players. But there will be leapfrogs.
Sirius ignores all existing health systems. Were he asked to design a new one, what would it look like? / Antoine Dubout & Guy Vallencien
In a continuously connected future, e-CDC use the best specialists to deliver the best medical protection everywhere, instantly, all the time.
Business of this product calls for sophisticated technologies by also for a clear view at to the end-users. In this cutting edge emerging market, start-ups are out front.
Rapid advances in neurosciences have led to some decisive progress in various fields. But debate rages as the ambitions expand overtly.
Not so long ago, nuclear imaging was a matter of R&D. Now it's an industry. One of its most interesting business lines is the production of radioactive tracers.
“Techno-prophets” – not all crazed illuminati - entertain the dream of the advent of New Mankind. Sci-fi? Not any longer.
The spectacular optical properties of nanoparticles are revolutionizing medical imaging. They also help to renew therapeutic techniques.
With 3-D medical imaging rapidly coming on line, a silent revolution is under way in our hospitals. New strides forward will come from combinatory techniques.
Cancer diagnosis and treatments today are undergoing deep-reaching changes. Innovative approaches target cell functions and its close environment.
Technologies are now allowing amazing performances. But is technological progress advancing social integration for the disabled?
The problem has grown to such a magnitude that it has become crucial to rethink our fight against drug counterfeiting.
From risk profiling to gene therapy and molecular diagnostics, personalized medicine opens exciting fields to medical research. / Marc-Olivier Bévierre
New public policies such as nudging smokers are now developed, raising legal and moral issues. / Alberto Alemanno
Technology-enabled home health care should be thriving. An aging population and the transformation of acute illnesses such as heart failure into chronic diseases mean that the number of patients is growing.
Brain malfunctions account for 35% of all diseases in Europe, with an annual cost of 400 billion Euros, well above the costs of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
In most places in the world, the death rate keeps falling. How much longer might we live? And how will society cope if we do?