Mhealth

Why Your Toilet and Fridge Could Hold the Key to Your Health

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

The concept of mHealth is nothing new. Smartphones, apps and wearable devices are already successfully helping people to quit smoking, lose weight, manage their diabetes and track activity, such as running and walking.

Fingerprints Point to the Future of Healthcare

Elizabeth Dzeng | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Tech
Elizabeth Dzeng

Health workers in developing countries face challenges that are often taken for granted in the developed world, but new technologies have the potential to become leap frog solutions that address such barriers.

Drug Regulatory Authority: A Case for Hope?

Dr Sania Nishtar | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK
Dr Sania Nishtar

The new drug regulatory authority does present a case for hope, but if the systemic impediments and potential distortions and loopholes in the law are not addressed, it may lead to an even worse failure than what the earlier red-tape variant of drug regulation resulted in.

Should the Government be Doing More to Promote Mobile Health?

Dave Standen | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Politics
Dave Standen

The beginning of the year is always the best time for wild predictions. So here's one for you: in the very near future smartphones will be the first point of contact for many of us when it comes to healthcare.