All articles by Abi Millar

  1. Q&A: LifeBank on the challenge of getting blood from A to B in Nigeria

    Nigeria has a major blood shortage. With a massive shortfall in donations, and poor delivery logistics, many patients die before…
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    22 Oct
  2. Making electronic health records work

    When electronic health records (EHRs) were first rolled out a decade ago, it was hard to see the downsides. Rather…
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    10 Oct
  3. The age of the autonomous pharmacy

    The typical pharmacist’s workload is dominated by administrative tasks. As well as dispensing prescriptions, they need to make detailed records,…
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    8 Oct
  4. Destroying tumors with next generation ablation

    Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), in which heat is used to destroy targeted tissue, has been in common use for decades. First…
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    4 Oct
  5. Wolf in sheep’s clothing: clamping down on unauthorised medical devices

    In April, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a warning to the public, advising them not to use…
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    2 Sep
  6. Eye on the prize: the evolution of the contact lens

    In April, Johnson & Johnson Vision announced the launch of its first-of-a-kind new contact lenses, ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions. The…
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    27 Aug
  7. Smart wearables for blood pressure management

    Blood pressure monitoring is an essential aspect of many clinical trials. Most obviously, this applies when a new hypertension drug…
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    21 Aug
  8. Making robotic surgery safe: why training is key to avoiding tragedy

    In 2015, Stephen Pettitt, a retired music teacher, underwent a pioneering operation – the UK’s first robot-assisted heart valve surgery….
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    10 Apr
  9. Scanning cerebral damage in malnourished children

    During the first few years of life, a child’s brain undergoes an extraordinary process of development. Forming more than a…
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    4 Apr
  10. Exoskeleton evolution: A step in the right direction for patients

    In 2007, the Swiss acrobat Silke Pan was involved in a devastating trapeze accident. Paralysed from the waist down, she…
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    2 Apr
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