Gaming improves health and education

Gaming tech is being used as a tool to improve healthcare and education. Researchers from Imperial College London have created a game called Balloon Buddies to support the rehabilitation of people who have s...

Drone system delivers medical supplies

Drone technology startup Matternet has today unveiled its new station hub tech - which will be used to distribute medical supplies in Switzerland. The small Matternet Station, the final piece in the Californ...

‘Electronic skin’ good for your health

A team of international researchers has developed a wearable device - dubbed electronic skin - which could "be developed into an entire medical system". The flexible 'electronic skin microsystem' can monitor...

App offers patients extra support

(USA) A new study has demonstrated that a smartphone app can play an important role in supporting older people who are suffering from mental illness. Developed by a team from Dartmouth College, to help in...

Healthcare on the go

(USA) Healthcare is becoming more personalised and tech-driven. Take the $550 'Swiss Army knife of biosensing'. Developed by a team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the spectral transm...