A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too

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Drugmakers gave millions of dollars to pain-treatment advocacy groups over a five-year period beginning in 2012, in effect promoting opioids to individuals most vulnerable to addiction, according to a new report released Monday by a U.S. senator

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Burnout continues to be a pervasive problem among physicians

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A report on the experience of a large California healthcare system 1 year after California passed its aid-in-dying law shows that the worst fears regarding that legislation have not come to pass. The law, passed on June 9, 2016, allows physicians to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who wish to end their lives

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Around the world, human-rights activists fight on behalf of people imprisoned in unsanitary jails and denied a fair trial. These victims often suffer the double indignity of being mistreated by their captors and deprived of basic services. In many countries, these abuses are not only taking places in prisons, but in hospitals, too

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It’s the first attempt by the UN health agency to assess the problem. Experts reviewed 100 studies involving more than 48,000 medicines. Drugs for treating malaria and bacterial infections accounted for nearly 65 percent of fake medicines

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Nourishing the SDGs

November 6, 2017

Global Nutrition Report 2017 finds ‘significant burdens’ of malnutrition in all 140 countries studied. Urgent, integrated response needed if world to meet any of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The Global Nutrition Report’s Independent Expert Group is co-chaired by our Jessica Fanzo

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Stem cell medicine has huge potential but unscrupulous clinics offering unrealistic hopes are endangering its future

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