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In this section, we provide you with the latest news and trends about Health Care including the development of technology in health care and the global problems that are affecting people’s health care habits.
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Oct 19, 2017
A study financed by Canada Health Infoway shows that 32% of Canadian adults use e-health applications on their smartphones, although this figure drops to 28% of those who actually have [...]
United Kingdom, Sep 28, 2017
A team of British researchers has just developed the world's smallest surgical robot...
Japan, Sep 21, 2017
A brand-new type of intelligent wheelchair is currently being tested in Tokyo airport (Japan). Created by Panasonic, the WHILL NEXT transports passengers with reduced mobility independe [...]
Aug 31, 2017
With the advent of connected health, developers have been working on smartphone apps for customers of pharmacies. The three main existing platforms can transmit prescriptions to chemist [...]
France, Aug 24, 2017
The prosthetic knee joint sector is expanding all the time, and it is set to be revolutionised by a French innovation. The FollowKnee is a connected joint, fitted with sensors which hav [...]
Aug 17, 2017
Though many are still in the prototype phase, a number of innovations could help the daily lives of people who are mute, by helping them to communicate with those who do not know sign l [...]
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 14, 2017
Designed by French start-up Plume Labs and unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the smart air-quality tracker Flow is now undergoing testing in London.
France, Aug 10, 2017
Connected health: Dealing with the lack of doctors in France via Telemedica, a connected mini-hospital
With more and more areas of France now suffering from a lack doctors, the town of Laigneville, north of Paris, is looking into a solution via tele-treatment which uses the concept of a [...]
France, Jul 27, 2017
The price of health insurance policies has gone up, which is a problem for the 29 million people in France who do not benefit from group health insurance.
Jul 24, 2017
From glasses to bracelets and insoles, we bring you five smart devices, some of them still in development, that help the visually impaired get around and perceive the world around them. [...]
Jul 21, 2017
By combining artificial intelligence with connected objects, some countries hope to combat the dangers of living in a medical wasteland, a situation that a large part of its population [...]
Jul 21, 2017
In the very near future, activities linked to the development of mobile applications and solutions in the healthcare sector are set to undergo exponential growth. The phenomenon is bein [...]
Jul 3, 2017
Apple is looking to turn its customers' iPhones into virtual health data banks that allow users and their doctors to access their medical records. The company is currently on the looko [...]
Jun 29, 2017
Spanish researchers have managed to create a living human epidermis with the same characteristics as natural skin, from scratch using a 3D printer! The process uses biological ink that [...]
Jun 24, 2017
By 2022, the volume of the global connected health market is set to exceed 53 billion euros, having experienced an average annual growth rate between now and then of over 30%. Investors [...]
Jun 21, 2017
Japanese carmaker Toyota is working on a system for preventing strokes at the wheel. The device, which is still at the prototype stage, uses sensors embedded in the steering wheel, the [...]
Jun 14, 2017
A new on-line tool will enable patients to contact the people treating them directly. Better monitoring will reduce visits to emergency wards and increase life expectancy by five months [...]
Jun 9, 2017
A recent Allianz Worldwide Partner survey carried out among its policy-holders showed that the majority of users of MyHealthApp, the group's app for healthcare on the go, rated the app [...]
Belgium, Jun 5, 2017
Drones might one day be used to transport defibrillators to heart attack victims. More efficient and cheaper than a traditional ambulance, this method has recently been tested in Belgiu [...]
United States, May 31, 2017
Narrowly approved by the House of Representatives on 4 May, the "Trumpcare" reform would, in its current form, cause 14 million more people to lose health insurance from 2018. According [...]
May 14, 2017
Apple has become the leader in the connected objects sector thanks in no small part to its Apple Watch. Their closest competitors are now fitness tracker manufacturers.
May 11, 2017
Spinach leaves could soon be used to repair malfunctioning hearts, as for researchers in Worcester, Massachusetts. More hopes will be made for those waiting for heart transplants.
May 10, 2017
Researchers at the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital in the USA have perfected equipment that reproduces the environment of a uterus. Testing has successfully been carried out on lamb [...]
Mar 22, 2017
Smartphones are revolutionising the way in which conditions such as asthma, diabetes and osteoporosis are diagnosed, with sensors and apps being used for medical purposes. According to [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Assistance by drone: A flood of projects from the United States to New Zealand Far from just a simple gadget that improves user comfort, drones can be employed to protect us and even [...]
Feb 10, 2017
Using robotics to help people with handicaps : At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA, start-ups certainly demonstrated that their inventions can change live [...]
Paris, France, Feb 6, 2017
Allianz Worldwide Partners conducted the first worldwide study on connected health and on personal data protection, using the panel of Apple Watch owners. The study was carried out by [...]