Who is Tackling the World’s Biggest Overlooked Health Crisis?

Who is Tackling the World’s Biggest Overlooked Health Crisis?

Globally, anxiety and depression are a bigger health burden than you probably realize. Existing treatments are often ineffective, and doctors don’t know why. Wellcome Trust is investing big to transform mental health research and care.

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Dept. of Existential Threats: Who's Worried About Superbugs?

Dept. of Existential Threats: Who's Worried About Superbugs?

A group of heavy hitters, now including the Gates Foundation, are backing a research effort to ensure that global health systems aren’t outflanked by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The stakes could hardly be higher.

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A Top Funder Wants to Know: What Does an Urban Future Mean for Humanity's Well-Being?

A Top Funder Wants to Know: What Does an Urban Future Mean for Humanity's Well-Being?

Is the rapid urbanization of the world a good thing when it comes to public health, equity, and more? To find out, Wellcome Trust is funding a five-year study in hundreds of cities.

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