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Delivering effective data compliance in healthcare

Daniel Hickmore, Health Subject Matter Expert at Arkivum, explains why health trusts need to better understand data lifecycles, follow guidelines for recordkeeping and establish comprehensive security and confidentiality frameworks… Traditional methods for managing the growing deluge of health data simply do not scale anymore. Whether observational, research data or medical, clinical imaging, telemetry data or… Read More

U.S. Army and Marines trial knee brace that charges batteries

The U.S. military is testing a device that moves the concept of ‘elbow grease’ a little lower down the body and utilises the active lifestyle of the average U.S. soldier or Marine to help keep batteries charged on communications devices. The knee brace power harvester, developed by Canadian tech manufacturer Bionic Power Inc., is currently… Read More

Google’s DeepMind to apply AI in head and neck cancer treatments

Google’s DeepMind team has partnered with British hospital doctors on an oral cancer program hoping to cut planning times for radiotherapy treatments. After recently announcing a partnership with London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital to use its machine learning technologies to speed up the diagnoses of eye conditions, DeepMind has this week confirmed a new initiative at… Read More

3D-printed supplement pill releases vitamins throughout day

Researchers at health startup Multiply Labs have developed a 3D-printed personalised pill which is able to release desired dosages of dietary supplements throughout the day. The company described a half-inch pill which would allow a user to take their normal ‘health-boosting’ vitamins in the morning, and perhaps a ‘burst of caffeine’ later in the afternoon…. Read More

Google and GSK partner in bioelectronic medicine venture

Google’s Verily Life Sciences is teaming up with British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to advance research into chronic conditions and bioelectronic treatments. The joint venture, to be called Galvani Bioelectronics, will look at developing electronic implants and medicines to treat sufferers of asthma, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses. GSK is to own 55% of the… Read More