Fresh sanctions on Iran are already choking off medicine imports, economists say

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Blockchain application still in nascent stages for healthcare, report finds

Dive Brief: Blockchain holds huge potential in healthcare from increasing work efficiencies to secure data sharing, interoperability and improved patient outcomes, but few use cases have been proven and challenges remain, according to a new CB Insights report. The paper looks at stakeholder interest, scalability issues and necessary safeguards to see where blockchain will likely… Read More »

Need for speed: The quest for the world's fastest humans, without an engine

But in the middle of this desolate valley of brown-yellow scrub brush, amid cows and wooden telephone poles and with views of dirt-brown hills, there’s a windy 5-mile stretch of flat highway where world records are broken every year. Since 2000, the World Human Powered Speed Challenge (originally called the World’s Fastest Bicycle Competition) has… Read More »