In the decade since the financial crisis, central bankers around the world have taken on the mantle of reinvigorating the global economy. By keeping interest rates low and buying up trillions of dollars' worth of government bonds and other assets, these institutions helped to prop up growth at a time when the world desperately needed it.
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned the world is facing ‘a direct existential threat’ and must take action in the next two years to avert the disastrous consequences of runaway climate change.
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have demonstrated that gene therapy can be effective without causing a dangerous side effect common to all gene therapy: An autoimmune reaction to the normal protein, which the patient's immune system is encountering for the first time.
Dementia signs and symptoms can affect people in different ways depending on which part of the brain has been affected, but what is the life expectancy once you’ve been diagnosed with the disease? There is no cure for the disease but there are ways of preventing it — one being a mind exercise.
Stroke symptoms can vary from person to person, but the main signs can be identified in the face, arms and speech, using the word F.A.S.T. Depending on the severity of the stroke, the condition can be fatal. So what can you do to prevent one from happening in the first place?
Whereas caries in adults and adolescents is declining, studies in children under the age of three have shown that caries in this age group has hardly decreased: On average, about 14 percent of all 3-year-olds in Germany have caries in the primary dentition.
A latest study published in the US magazine Health Affairs has shown that by 2030 vaccines not only will have saved millions of lives around the globe, but also will help prevent 24 million people in some of the world's poorest countries from slipping into poverty.