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Chemo Sponge

By |February 14th, 2019|News|

Scientists Have Created a Chemo Sponge to Make Treatment Less Toxic Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment that saves lives, but most of the drugs used for treatment are poisonous. Scientists believe to have found a way to make chemotherapy less toxic to the body which would help reduce the adverse side effects or [...]

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International Epilepsy Day

By |February 11th, 2019|News|

International Epilepsy Day Today is International Epilepsy Day which is a joint initiative by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). According to the World Health Organisation the aim of this campaign is to raise awareness on epilepsy, what it is, how it can be treated, and [...]

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AI Changing The Workplace

By |February 7th, 2019|News|

AI Changing Workplace Since the industrial revolution, artificial intelligence (AI) and technology are driving the biggest social and economic changes. Technology is continuing to move upwards at a staggering pace and big data is impacting the way we work. Within the next few years, AI will have many benefits within the workplace for [...]

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Baby Boomers Shaping Healthcare

By |February 5th, 2019|News|

Baby Boomers Shaping Healthcare There are several events coalescing that could have the ability to reshape the entire healthcare industry all over the world. For the first time in history, there are more people over the age of 65 than below the age of 5. This is because of the baby boomer generation [...]

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World Cancer Day

By |February 4th, 2019|News|

World Cancer Day 2019 Today is World Cancer Day, an international day marked to raise awareness, show support of cancer patients and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment as a global priority. This day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration [...]

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Liver Transplantation

By |January 31st, 2019|News|

New Liver Transplantation Procedure  A “game changing” new procedure assessed by the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE) for storing donated livers for transplants has been approved. While waiting for a liver transplant about 20% of patients die and one third of donated livers are unable to be used. Thanks to [...]

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Ethicon Suturing Device

By |January 30th, 2019|News|

Ethicon Suturing Device to Improve Precision Ethicon have created a suturing device called Proxisure to improve precision in minimally invasive surgeries. The tip itself moves in different kinds of way, rotating in 360° and articulating 45° in both directions, all using mechanical operation. The shaft where the tip is manipulated works through a [...]

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Job Satisfaction

By |January 29th, 2019|News|

Job Satisfaction in The Workplace For businesses to stay competitive, they must find new ways to increase job satisfaction which is critical for high productivity, low employee turnover and an improved corporate image. Money is no longer the principle source of job satisfaction. Employees want to be able to use their talents and [...]

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RAPAEL Smart Glove

By |January 23rd, 2019|News|

The RAPAEL Smart Glove A South Korean company, Neofect, created an exoskeleton hand and gaming system designed to help the rehabilitation of stroke victims who need to learn how to reuse their hands. According to the World health Organisation 15 million people suffer from a stroke worldwide and of these, 5 million die [...]

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

By |January 21st, 2019|News|

Cervical Cancer Prevention Today marks the beginning of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. This year’s theme “reduce your risk” aims to promote the importance of regular cervical screening or ‘smear’ tests among women between the ages of 25-60 years old. According to the World Health Organisation, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer [...]

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