What is the biggest health challenge on the globe today? It is clearly the threat of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) according to Shanthi Mendis, M.D., the World Health Organization’s coordinator for chronic diseases prevention and management.
Ever heard of the Chikungunya virus? Most people haven’t, yet more than a million people in the Western Hemisphere have caught it.
WiRED International is pleased to name Erin Burgoon, Ph.D., as our newest Advisory Board member.
Influenza (the flu) causes around 40,000 deaths a year, not to mention suffering from illness and loss of work.