When Syed Raza Ahmed took a role playing a 20-something living with TB, he knew he had a responsibility to educate others and help reduce stigma. As his MTV show debuts, he sat down with us to reveal what he's learned about the world's deadliest infectious disease.
It's the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with no existing cure. But these researchers are committed to finding better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent the debilitating disease, using everything from innovative biomarker tracking to a potential vaccine for early stage patients.
Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Even suicide risk. The clues to preventing these and other conditions could be found in our DNA—and these scientists are at the forefront of promising new genetic data research to uncover them.
Brilliant, outside-the-box ideas to help people live without illness as they live longer. That's what Johnson & Johnson and the National Academy of Medicine are looking for through a unique collaboration—and they’re putting up millions of dollars in prize money to find them.