What are AI diseases? Throughout the process of evolution, our bodies have developed an immune system capable of facing external threats to our bodies through the production of specific antibodies. Oftentimes, healthy cells/
Regenerative medicine is at the forefront of helping hundreds of millions of people and is the next step in curing previously incurable diseases, most notably many chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, etc.) which plague developing nations with aging populations.
Since the introduction of COVID-19 in late December of 2019, COVID’s rampant spread has locked down families, communities and global economies. With a host of problems ranging from vaccine procurement to administration, Africa’s vaccination effort is in dire need of assistance.
Spurred by an increasingly industrialized world since the mid-20th century, climate change and global warming have risen to the forefront of international issues that have and will continue to define environmental policy for
Image credit: Ezra Acayan / Getty ImagesAs environmental disasters strike with greater frequency, the conversation around climate action is at its peak. In the last year alone, the United States lost $95 billion in
Intellectual property is a field of law that is critical to be aware of in understanding inequities in access to medicine and especially relevant in the time of Covid. Before understanding how Intellectual
Image credit: Wyeth Nutrition Science Center The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our macro-level societal functions and our micro-level personal lives cannot be understated. The pandemic has brought serious — and perhaps
Introduction According to the CDC, counterfeit medicines are manufactured with incorrect or dangerous ingredients while still packaged and labeled to look like the real medicine. While counterfeit drugs have been widely understood for
In this podcast, we interview Atrik Patel, a sophomore studying Global Health Studies at Northwestern University. The podcast is discussion- and question-oriented. We cover issues such as inequity in healthcare, inaccessibility to proper
For rich and developing countries alike, it is imperative to confront issues of drug safety, quality, and manufacturing to ensure an equitable distribution of essential medicines to the populations who need them most.