All articles by Chloe Kent

  1. New tool improves web browsing for visually impaired

    A new voice assistant that improves internet browsing for people with visual impairments has been developed by researchers at the…
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    19 Aug
  2. Under the skin: the medical device industry and the dark web

    Cybercrime is an incredibly lucrative business, and both corporations and governments aren’t doing enough to protect themselves from it. Healthcare…
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    16 Aug
  3. Non-invasive electrical stimulation alters brain tumour blood flow

    Application of non-invasive electrical stimulation to the brains of patients with tumours is able to decrease blood flow within the…
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    16 Aug
  4. Watchdog calls for break-up of Tobii-Smartbox merger

    The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for the dissolution of the recent merger between med tech firms…
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    15 Aug
  5. Intensive blood pressure control may slow dementia progression

    Intensive blood pressure control may be crucial for preventing the development of the white matter lesions characteristic of dementia, according…
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    14 Aug
  6. At-home haemodialysis: a thriving investment trend

    In July 2019, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order designed to streamline America’s overburdened kidney care and transplant…
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    14 Aug
  7. Smart sensors detect wound healing through tissue changes

    Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland are developing smart sensors which can monitor the healing progress of a wound,…
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    13 Aug
  8. Neuralink: unpacking the hype around Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface

    Elon Musk’s Space X project is exploring missions to Mars, his Hyperloop project aims to reinvent travel and his Boring…
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    12 Aug
  9. Virtual reality trialled to distract women from pain of childbirth

    Women in labour are being given virtual reality (VR) headsets to wear during labour as part of a study to…
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    12 Aug
  10. The budding promise of 3D biopsies

    Unlike a regular biopsy where a patient’s tissue is harvested and sent to a lab for analysis, optical biopsies use…
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    12 Aug
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