All articles by Chris Lo

  1. Debate: can Alexa be trusted with our health questions?

    Chloe Kent: Alexa could be a powerful weapon against fake news in health Misinformation about diseases and how to treat…
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    29 Oct
  2. Ready player one: booting up the prescription video game

    When it comes to child development, video games have long been targeted as part of the problem. In the public…
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    1 Oct
  3. A trick of the light: photodynamic therapy illuminates healthcare

    Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is not a new innovation in the medical space. Early forms of the technique have been in…
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    7 Aug
  4. Hidden figures: lifting the lid on medical device failure reporting

    For the last year or more, there has been unprecedented global scrutiny around the regulation of medical devices. While pre-market…
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    24 Jun
  5. Israel: a medtech innovation hub for the world

    In the late 90s, Toronto native Dr Morry Blumenfeld was mulling the prospect of retirement after 35 illustrious years at…
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    19 Jun
  6. Is software a blind spot for the medical device industry?

    As the provision of healthcare continues its transition towards preventative care, medical device software and complex algorithms have formed the…
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    1 May
  7. Virtual pain relief: could VR start a rehab revolution?

    Although virtual reality (VR) in various forms has been rattling around the consumer and industrial markets for several decades, the…
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    27 Mar
  8. Roche’s cobas pro: the automated lab

    Behind the scenes at hospitals, health centres and private facilities all over the world, hundreds of thousands of medical laboratory…
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    25 Mar
  9. The high-tech hunt for new biomarkers

    If modern drug discovery is a game of needles and haystacks, researchers need every bit of help they can get…
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    21 Feb
  10. Democratising data: the key to better healthcare?

    In the age of information, it’s easy to forget a time when ‘health data’ was limited to scrawls on paper…
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    11 Feb
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