Global Unity to End TB

MARCH 18, 2016 12:03 AM| no comments

Every 21 seconds someone dies from Tuberculosis (TB), which has now overtaken HIV as the leading killer from infectious diseases in the world. Globally, nine million people will become affected by TB every year, however, not everyone will have access to the right treatment and care to effectively address it. This can lead to the [...]

Unlocking the brain- neurodegenerative diseases

MARCH 15, 2016 12:03 AM| no comments

Globally, 45 million people are affected by degenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Huntington’s disease. These devastating conditions, where nerve cells in the brain die (degenerate) can cause severe mental and physical health issues. What causes the cells to die in the first place? New research at the Pittsburgh [...]

Rare Diseases – is social media changing health research?

FEBRUARY 29, 2016 12:02 AM| no comments

We all use social media in different ways – to share life events with friends and family, keep up to date with the latest industry and entertainment news, but for some, it’s much more that. People and families affected by rare diseases have identified social media as a platform to create support networks with those [...]

One World, One Health – The global response to cancer

FEBRUARY 04, 2016 12:02 AM| no comments

Responsible for more deaths in the developing world than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, cancer kills over 4 million people prematurely every year. Entrusted by Barrack Obama himself, US Vice-President Joe Biden, took center stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to deliver the ‘Cancer Moonshot’ message. With a distinguished panel of experts, [...]

WebsEdge looks ahead into 2016

JANUARY 28, 2016 12:01 AM| no comments

In our 18th year, 2016 promises to be a busy and exciting for one WebsEdge, with 19 conferences scheduled and more to come. Highlighting some of the returning Conference TV projects this year: • Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society celebrate their 60th annual meeting over the leap year weekend- covering emerging topics in quantitative [...]

A year of firsts: WebsEdge Wrap for 2015

DECEMBER 18, 2015 12:12 AM| no comments

2015 has been a year of first of many levels for WebsEdge.  With 10 new conferences and five new locations in almost every corner of the world, this year has provided new opportunities and challenges for WebsEdge.  From Darwin, Australia to Rio de Janerio in Brazil we produced Conference TV at 26 conferences, covering a [...]

Time for (Climate) Change

DECEMBER 08, 2015 12:12 AM| no comments

Right now in Paris, the highly anticipated 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), the United Nations Conference on Climate Change is happening. Global leaders over the last week have been deliberating on a number of key measures that could lead to a new targets and a new signed agreement; which some felt was a missed [...]