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GlobalData Thematic Research

Biohacking is a response to societal problems, but is not the answer

Some in the biohacking space have attempted to realize their dreams of becoming superhuman by circumventing physical ‘flaws’.

IoT will tackle the increased demand on mental health services post-pandemic

Many mental health focused Internet of Things (IoT) platforms have seen increases in demand during the Covid-19 pandemic.

How AI became a disruptive factor in disease surveillance

The potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in infectious disease surveillance has been proven, but it has its limitations.

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of telemedicine

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought forward the need for advancements in telemedicine, which has led to the wider adoption of digital health services.

Digital therapeutics are not a panacea for the global mental health crisis

The success of digital therapeutics requires platforms to be accessible, affordable and integrated into wider healthcare systems.

The Trevor Project’s mental health bot should be used with caution

The Crisis Contact Simulator tool released by The Trevor Project can be useful in revolutionising mental health care, though it should be used carefully.

Medical devices followed by foodservice sector led strong M&A activity in Q2 2021

2021 has seen continued mergers and acquisitions recovery in the medical devices, healthcare, pharma and foodservice sectors.

Cybersecurity in Medical: Cybersecurity Trends

We are currently in the third wave of the cybersecurity industry, and it is the most challenging in terms of technology and scale.

Cybersecurity in Medical: Corporate Governance

Organisations have realised the necessity to maximise the security of their data through data loss prevention (DLP) software which monitor and control endpoint activities, filter data streams on corporate networks, and monitor data in the cloud to protect data at rest, in motion, and in use.