healthcare

Virtual reality technology aims to drag medical training 'out of the 18th century'

Posted in Software on 7th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

We are just beginning to uncover what VR is capable of, but advances could have a drastic impact on the health industry.

Five billion people 'have no access to safe surgery'

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to a new study in The Lancet, more than double the number in previous estimates.

Child heart surgery deaths in UK have 'halved'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Children's heart surgery in the UK, often the source of bitter controversy, has improved significantly, a report has concluded.

Drug company has been accused of 'blocking' a cheap eye treatment

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

A drugs firm has been accused of trying to block access to what some doctors believe is a cheap and effective drug to treat an eye condition: Age-related macular degeneration.

Apple isnt just satisfied reinventing health care, its targeting clinical trials as well

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The tech industry now sees medicine as the next frontier for exponential growth.