LIVING WITH IT WORKING WITH IT TREATING IT
Friday 13th March 2015 was the day I got told I was going to die. Today makes 2 days since that day.
In January 2016, the CEO of NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership, the economic development organization that serves Bristol, Bluff City, Kingsport and Sullivan County, contracted a viral infection called aspergillosis that landed the 52-year-old in Hols
The healthcare industry in America is so focused on pathology, surgery and pharmacology — on what doctors “do” to patients — that it often overlooks the values of the human beings it’s supposed to care for.
Stanford big data techno-optimist and internist Russ Altman shows us how the power of machine learning in drug development is helping us understand adverse medication effects.
Psychiatrist and addiction expert Judson Brewer shares groundbreaking research on the mechanism of mindfulness practices that effectively help quell cravings of all kinds, including smoking.
At 37 years old, physician, public health advocate, entrepreneur and grassroots organizer Vivek Murthy is one of the youngest U.S. Surgeon Generals in our nation’s history, and the first one of Indian descent.
Who knows better how to heal a community than those who inhabit it? America Bracho's Latino Health Access trains local promotoras to teach neighbors and friends how to be healthy.
Using soil fungi to combat livestock parasites in Australia. Ugandan smallholder dairy farmers show signs of comeback. New systems of aquaculture to benefit fish farmers in Thailand.
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The rice blast fungus genome has been sequenced and will be used to develop resistant strains of rice. Nasa's Spitzer telescope has found an asteroid around a sun like our own – but are there planets, too?
Telling the stories of non-native invasive species and our complicated attitudes to them.
UK Fungus Day
Vascular coffee wilt or tracheomycosis is threatening the Ugandan coffee crop as it spreads from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and infects more coffee producing regions. Also in Uganda, making money from honey.
Ecologist Lynne Boddy tells Bridget Kendall how fungi fight each other for resources and use "chemical warfare" to gain the upper hand.
Put any prejudices about poisonous toadstools and mould in damp corners out of your mind: this week's Forum explores fungi as an extraordinarily tough and ecologically friendly building substance that could reshape our world.
Fungi are responsible for rotting fruit, crumbling brickwork and athlete's foot. They have a mouldy reputation; but it's their ability to destroy things that enables new life to grow.
Chris Sperring and Michael Jordan of the Association of British Fungus Groups go in search of giant bracket fungus in Dommett Wood in Somerset.
Scientist are unable to classify fungi as either plant or animal. They are just as likely to kill you as they are to feed you and their origins are difficult to trace.
If you think pollution is bad in London now, just take a look at what Londoners were forced to breathe into their lungs in the 1960s.
Global public health worker and communications expert Christine McNab illuminates the story of how she combined her passions and partnered with the Gates Foundation to create what might be the most artistically crafted vaccine promotion campaign
The state of your mind might be dependent on the state of your gut