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How digital technology is helping with age-related sight loss

How digital technology is helping with age-related sight loss

A new study has highlighted the potential applications of digital technology in helping policy makers better assess the impact of age-related sight loss in...
Can COVID-19, coronavirus, be transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborn babies?

Can COVID-19 be transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborn babies?

A Chinese case study has shown that coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborn babies. Chinese professors report in...
Elsevier gives full access to COVID-19 research and data

Elsevier gives full access to COVID-19 research and data

Global leader in research publishing and information analytics, Elsevier, has opened access to all its COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, research and data. Elsevier, a...
European awards programme offers funding to accelerate cancer research

European awards programme offers funding to accelerate cancer research

A European partnership between Cancer Research UK, Fondazione AIRC and Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC) is offering funding to successful applicants in a...
Living with mucopolysaccharidoses: support, awareness and research

Improving care for the elderly with digital healthcare technology

As healthcare systems around the world are learning to cope with growing ageing populations many are looking towards digital healthcare technology to help with...
VR for multiple sclerosis: detecting balance problems early

VR for multiple sclerosis: detecting balance problems early

Researchers have created VR experiments that can help to detect balance problems early in people with multiple sclerosis. People with multiple sclerosis (MS) have an...
An increase in the elderly population could mean a rise in the home healthcare market

An increase in the elderly population could mean a rise in the home healthcare...

According to the UN data of World Population Prospects, the number of people over 65 is steadily increasing, but did you know that as...
European healthcare: investment in professionals vital for AI potential

European healthcare: investment in professionals vital for AI potential

A new report has been published that looks at the impact of AI on healthcare practitioners, and highlights that investment in healthcare professionals is...
New breast cancer screening could revolutionise diagnosis

New breast cancer screening could revolutionise diagnosis

Invasive biopsies may become a thing of the past thanks to a new breakthrough in breast cancer screening. Harnessing photonics, European scientists have created a...
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Uncovering bias and stereotyping when recruiting patients for clinical trials

Researchers have discovered that there is bias and stereotyping among professionals who recruit patients for cancer clinical trials. The research published in the journal CANCER,...
Young man having medical procedure at dentist office. Dentist drilling and cleaning teeth.

Can the dentist play a vital role in detecting Type 2 diabetes?

Dentists could play an integral role in the identification and early detection of people at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Research out of...
Close Up Of Senior Woman Suffering With Parkinsons Diesease

Using AI and robots to safely treat hand tremors

Researchers have developed a machine learning model that allows robots to safely treat the hand tremors associated with neurodegenerative diseases. The research published in Scientific...

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