Dementia support gaps ‘fail patients’

Patchy support for people with dementia is failing patients and their carers, doctors warn.

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VIDEO: Best foot forward for a full life

Clubfoot used to mean a life of unemployment and illiteracy for children born in developing countries – but now effective treatments mean they have a better chance at a full life.

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DIY Disruption Is The Easiest Way To Innovate

inventwheel Last month I attended the Collision conference in Las Vegas; it served up a hipster/music festival feel with a decidedly tech twist. The event welcomed old-school headliners like PayPal, Dropbox and Facebook, but also brought in hundreds of tech startups, from cloud management vendor CloudBolt to MedYear, a consumer health information exchange platform. The vibe was electric. Read More

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New S Korea Mers case after pause

South Korea reports a new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome after a four-day break in infections, bringing the infection total to 183.

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Liberia’s new Ebola outbreak spreads

A second case of Ebola is confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday – the first cases for seven weeks.

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VIDEO: Feeding Chad’s children with Unicef

Medical editor Fergus Walsh visited a Unicef nutrition centre in Chad to see what is being done to tackle the problem of child malnutrition.

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Planting The Seed: Silicon Valley, Mind Control And Finding Order In Chaos

dandelionseed “The seed that we planted in this man’s mind may change everything.” – Dom Cobb (Inception). While this quote reads to most with only a Leonardo DiCaprio-style swagger, it is rapidly becoming the prophecy of many innovators. From Silicon Alley to Silicon Valley, investors are captivated by startups leveraging research in cognitive science to affect user behavior. Read More

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