Browsing the "Health" Tag

Former Estonian Prime Minister Becomes Blockchain Startup Advisor

| Nikhilesh De

Former Estonian prime minister Taavi Rõivas is joining cryptocurrency startup Lympo as the chairman of its supervisory board.

A Solution to China’s Pharma Woes Might Be a Blockchain Away

| Muyao Shen

Could blockchain help China avoid its next vaccine scandal – or at the very least, allow for more conversation about such issues?

Pharma Scandal Prompts Calls to Put Vaccine Data on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain technology could help track vaccine data and help avoid safety scandals like the one currently causing uproar in China.

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Why the US Department of Health Just Couldn’t Ignore Blockchain

| Michael del Castillo

Bitcoin ransomware threats last year meant many US government agencies were wary of blockchain, but the health department took a different view.

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ASX Exec Calls for Blockchain Use in Healthcare

| Corin Faife

The ASX is putting its weight behind another blockchain use case, arguing it could improve existing healthcare processes.

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Blockchain Startup to Secure 1 Million e-Health Records in Estonia

| Daniel Palmer

Guardtime is to deploy a blockchain system to secure over 1 million patient records within Estonia's eHealth programme.

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How Bitcoin’s Technology Could Reshape Our Medical Experiences

| Matt Weiss

Matt Weiss, Dan Elitzer and Joe Gerber examine how the technology behind bitcoin could assist with emergency and long-term medical treatment.

Sierra Leone Group Diverts Bitcoin Campaign to Fight Ebola

| Jon Southurst

A bitcoin advocacy group in Sierra Leone is switching its focus to a more urgent problem: the Ebola virus.

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California Scientist Seeks Cancer Cure With Bitcoin

| Pete Rizzo

Gene and Cell Technologies, a California-based stem cell research center, now accepts bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Funds Scientist’s Cancer Research Project

| Daniel Cawrey

PhD Scientist Isaac Yonemoto hopes bitcoin will help him raise funds to work on 9DS, a cancer-fighting compound.