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How COVID-19 Set the World Back 25 Years in 25 Weeks

“Progress has now stopped.” “We’ve regressed.” “We’ve been set back about 25 years in about 25 weeks.” These dire statements stand out in the introduction of the Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers Report, titled COVID-19: A Global Perspective. Released this week, the fourth annual report tracks progress on 18 global goals, ranging from ending poverty to fighting… Read More »

Morgan Stanley just picked this year’s best safe-haven currency

Yen, euro and U.S. dollar banknotes of various denominations. Kiyoshi Ota | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Japanese yen and Swiss franc remain relatively safe bets, Morgan Stanley said Tuesday, but the investment bank picked the U.S. dollar as the best safe-haven currency in what’s left of turbulent 2020. The greenback fell to a 27-month low… Read More »

Diabetes diagnoses could result in loss of 6 million life years

The consequences in terms of lost life years on women with diabetes are greater than for men according to the team’s model, though more work, they say, is required to understand why. The study is published in Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr Adrian Heald is from The University of Manchester and a Consultant in Diabetes and… Read More »

Covid-19 & Digital Health in Italy: “10 Years of Evolution in 10 Days” | WTF Health

COVID-19 Mar 27, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “It’s fair to say that, in Italy, we are doing 10 years of digital health evolution in 10 days.” Our “man-on-the-street” in Italy (well, man-sheltered-in-place in Italy) Roberto Ascione, CEO of Healthware, reports in on the Covid-19 outbreak and what’s happening with digital health startups, health… Read More »