Industry voiceFor the home hospital to become fact rather than fiction, access to this new tech must be simple and secure.
Medical scientists at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia are developing a truly breakthrough piece of technology to assist those recovering from strokes or spinal injuries – a wheelchair that can be controlled by tongue movements.
Twitter is emerging as a potentially valuable means of real-time, on-the-go communication of healthcare information and medical alerts, say doctors
Canadian researchers have created a touchy-feely robot that detects tougher tumour tissue in half the time, and with 40 per cent more accuracy than a human.
A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports that computers are becoming more and more dangerous, with an accident rate that's increasing twice as fast as ownership.
Using the natural glue that marine mussels use to stick to rocks, and a variation on the inkjet printer, a team of researchers led by North Carolina State University has devised a new way of making medical adhesives that could replace traditional sutures and result in less scarring, faster recovery times and increased precision for exacting operations such as eye surgery.
The iPoint 3D allows people to communicate with a 3D display through simple gestures – without touching it and without 3-D glasses or a data glove. What until now has only been seen in science fiction films will be presented at CeBIT from March 3-8 by experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, HHI
Malware problems in Sheffield hospitals have lead to patient appointments being cancelled, according to the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.