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How Med-Tech Innovators Can Revolutionise Our Healthcare System

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With any new business venture, starting out and getting your feet off the ground can sometimes be a struggle. And fledgling med-tech firms are no exception. Creating new technology is an expensive business, so trying to establish a med-tech company in the midst of securing interest and funding from investors,… Read more »

FitBit: Things To Remember Before Using Wearable Tech For Fitness

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Image Courtesy Wearable tech is steadily gaining ground in the fitness space this year. From fitness trackers to AI “ecosystems” that add a new dimension to your workouts, there’s so much to look forward to if you’re a tech enthusiast like myself. Not only do they ensure the maximum efficiency… Read more »

As Female Scientists, We Cannot Give Up On Leading The World Of Research

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During my undergraduate and my master’s degrees, I always wondered why so many of my lecturers were men and why there were hardly any women in our faculty. Especially when my classes were made up of mostly female students; it just didn’t add up. Now that I am embarking on… Read more »

Digital Health Solutions From Hype To Impact

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In a world where digital and genomic revolutions meet to transform the healthcare sector, digital health is developing at unprecedented speed. Every day, we hear about new solutions holding promises to empower patients, reduce healthcare costs, increase physicians’ efficiency, and improve accessibility, safety, and personalisation. The use of health apps… Read more »

Autism: Scientists May Be Able To Explain A Third Of All Cases

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The scarcity of a single protein in the brain could explain as many as a third of all cases of autism, according to a new study. Researchers in Canada are hopeful that the discovery could help them develop a treatment for the disorder, which affects more than one in 100… Read more »

Smartphones At Bedtime Ruin Your Children’s Sleep, Study Finds

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Children who use their phones at bedtime are twice as likely to have a disrupted night’s sleep, according to a new study.  Researchers found that the mere presence of mobiles and tablets in the bedroom, even when they’re not in use, can also lead to poorer sleep. “One potential reason… Read more »