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The Future of Oncology: Earlier Detection Saving More Lives, With the Help of AI

2022 04 Feb

Many cancer patients are experiencing the crippling effects created by the pandemic. One example of this is illustrated by a recent survey in which a group of radiation oncologists in the U.S. describe how  their patients presented with more advanced cancers over the course of the pandemic. [1]  Shutdowns and ongoing concerns about COVID-19 have... Read more

Telemedicine: Popularity, Demand and Satisfaction Hits All-Time High

2021 27 Jul

Telehealth usage in the last year has increased by around 6,000%. While the change was due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as healthcare providers and patients shifted to virtual from traditional office visits to reduce infection rates, patients quickly recognised other benefits to telemedicine. According to the latest research, the market for... Read more

Drones Shame Coronavirus ‘Health Offenders’

2020 08 Feb

  In healthcare, drones to date have traditionally been used to deliver supplies to remote or inaccessible areas. In the face of the C oronavirus 2019-nCoV spreading across China, the flying machines are now being deployed to press people into donning protective facemasks as part of multiple measures to control the virus.   Chinese police in... Read more