Healthcare innovation, do stories about real sufferings and current medical research result in concrete action?

After writing close to a 100 articles on CuraHOPE, I came to a stark realization. Even the most somber and truthful story about the current state of the healthcare system is hard to drive concrete action if there is no drive which people can act on, and no follow on actions for someone to easily…

Japan planning to offer free HIV checks to encourage early detection and treatment in annual company health screenings

The HIV crisis is very real. There has been a phenomenon known as HIV/AIDS denialism that is so rampant that it even has its own Wikipedia page here. However, facts do not lie, and we do see a prevalent spread in the disease across multiple countries, especially in developing countries. Now, Japan is pushing back…

Healthcare is getting increasingly expensive, and access to healthcare is now becoming a serious problem

The art of healing started out as a noble¬†profession, designed to provide care and treatment to people who needed it the most. However, the truth for the current state of the healthcare system cannot be grimmer. Globally, billions of people lack access to the care they need to sustain a healthy and productive life. A…

More than 10,000 baby boomers are retiring every day, and the healthcare system might be unable to support them

There is currently a huge dilemma facing the healthcare system in the US. The retirement of a generation of US citizens who fought hard and sought to make America bigger and better. It is expected that by 2020, the costs for both Medicare and Medicaid are¬†expected to double. Pew Research and the Social Security Administration…

The influence and network of health knowledge

Today, I saw an article about a celebrity known as Cheryl who was sharing news about Charcot-Marot-Tooth (CMT) disease, one which is currently incurable and dangerous to her 3.6 million followers. The response was overwhelming as responses poured in and I thought to myself, the power of celebrities have been hard at work for various…