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africaBill Gates Described How The World Can and Will Be Better

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Bill and Melinda Gates provided their 2019 annual report and describe how they can make the world better over the next few decades. Africa Can Be Fixed and Provide Growth for the World Sub-Saharan Africa has the opportunity to invest …

diseaseDefenses Against the Biggest Risk We Face

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Bill Gates says the biggest risk that we reasonably face is a bioterrorism attack or natural pandemics. Pandemic and Epidemic Risks Relatively average costs for more serious infectious events are high in terms of deaths and costs. One study found …

internetHuman Doctors are Better Than Dr. Google and the FDA Advice is Better than CNN

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Online symptom diagnosis is correct about one-third to one-half of the time. The One-half of the time is only when the right diagnosis in the top three responses. Doctors are better but doctors are still far from perfect. Medical error …

crisprScientist He JianKu Made a Validly Ethical Choice to Gene Edit the Twins

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I have covered the technical aspects of the gene editing of the human twin babies, but I have not had a focused look at only the ethics, compassion and noble intentions involved in this situation. I He primary motivatation for …

medicineUniversal Vaccination Would Save 1.5 Million Children Each Year

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In 2017, the number of children immunized – 116.2 million – was the highest ever reported. The Region of the Americas achieved maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination, leaving only 15 countries yet to achieve elimination. Since 2010, 113 countries have …

deathsVenezuela Collapse Horror Show

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The collapse in socialist Venezuela has been extremely bad for three years. There has been starvation, hyperinflation and terrible shortages and a dysfunctional socialist economy. About 2 to 3 million Venezuelans have fled to other countries. People have eaten dogs, …

air pollutionFinally Soot Free Cookers That Deliver

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In 2017, a Rwandan cookstove company revealed this week that it has raised more money in the past six months than the entire cookstove sector has raised in any single year. Inyenyeri, a Rwandan company that provides cookstoves to households …

appleApple Series 4 watch has powerful ECG capabilities

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Apple Watch Series 4 is capable of generating an ECG similar to a single-lead electrocardiogram. It’s a momentous achievement for a wearable device that can provide critical real-time data for doctors and peace of mind for you. It can detect …

agingLiving to 90 and beyond is mostly within your control

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Worldwide there are over 500,000 centenarians. By 2025, there should be a million centenarians in the world and 2 million by 2040. This is before the changes that might occur with radically improved antiaging or aging reversal technology. In 2015, …

medicineUSA Today finds the reason for the USA have the highest maternal death rate among developed countries

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The US has highest maternal death rate in the developed world. Many US hospitals are not following the best practices for the delivery of babies. Thousands of women suffer life-altering injuries or die during childbirth because US hospitals and medical …