Rethinking Healthcare

Rethinking Healthcare examines innovation in the health care industry covering topics such as electronic and personal health records, treatment, privacy, regulation and using information technology to


Gene therapy rises again

After being used against two very rare diseases, gene therapy now holds the promise of much wider use.


Why the BPA scare has gotten scarier

Science, regulators, and producers should never get complacent. In 2007 there was enormous pushback from manufacturers claiming (without ample evidence) that BPA was completely safe. Now panic has set...


Low cholesterol is really good for you

Keeping total cholesterol low reduces the chance of cancer. So does keeping good cholesterol high. If yours suddenly drops to a very low level see your doctor.