Health Technology

Is More Technology Always Healthy?

Dmitry Bagrov | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Tech
Dmitry Bagrov

Health Technology is a perfect litmus test for every other sector. Healthcare cannot do without technology and cannot deliver better results without advancing technology. The twist however, is that much of what goes on is life-critical, so tech used must work nigh perfectly pre-implementation.

Baby Boomers and the Future of Health Care

Luis Alvarez | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Tech
Luis Alvarez

In the UK, the NHS talks about putting "patients in the driving seat of their care". Wearable technology, smart devices and online services are the tools we need to make that happen. And we baby boomers are going to be just fine with that.

It's Old Age, Jim, but Not as We Know It...

Jeroen Tas | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Tech
Jeroen Tas

This year in fact, out of a global population of 7 billion, there are 900 million people over the age of 60. This figure is expected to rise to 2.4 billion by 2050, meaning that we will soon be living in a world with more old people than children, with many at a more advanced age than ever before.

Connections that will Transform the Future of Healthcare

Jeroen Tas | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Tech
Jeroen Tas

Crossing fingers in the hope that budgets and system efficacy will improve is not an option. The system as it stands offers patients' limited opportunities for self-management and resources are stretched evermore thinly.

For the Love of Health Tech

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech
Natasha Chowdory

Everyone talks about going to the gym and eating healthy etc etc. But these things just seem to require so much effort. While I do all of the above, in the last year or so, because of my crazy schedule I've been thinking of ways that I can supplement what I do. Enter - health tech!!

Japanese Firm Develops Wearable Nano-Fabric To Monitor Your Heart-Rate

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Tech

A Japanese firm has developed a high-tech fabric which contains nanofibres which can monitor your heartrate. Mobile network NTT Docomo worked with ...

Poorna Bell

Movember: Darth Vader Actor Dave Prowse Says - 'Get Yourself Tested For Prostate Cancer' | Poorna Bell | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse MBE may be better known for stomping around menacingly issuing orders to kill, but when it comes to prostate cancer he h...

Prostate Cancer Test 'Accurately Distinguishes More Aggressive Forms Of Disease'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A new genetic test has been developed that accurately distinguishes between "pussycat" and "tiger" forms of prostate cancer. By providing a reliabl...

Cancer Risk 'Can Be Determined By Single Symptoms', Thanks To New Software

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A new computer programme can alert family doctors when they need to send patients for cancer tests, researchers have said. The software can determi...