University of Illinois researchers have developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes colour as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients … Continue Reading A glucose meter which provides precise, continuous monitoring.
An important development in understanding how the bacterium that causes pneumonia, meningitis and septicemia remains harmlessly in the nose and throat has been discovered by scientists. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a ‘commensal’, which can live harmlessly in the nasopharynx as part of the body’s natural bacterial flora. However, in the very young and old it can invade the rest of the body, leading to serious diseases such as pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis, which claim up to a million lives every year worldwide.
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We know that obesity kills, we know that obesity costs the global economy billions, what we don’t know is how to sustainably treat obesity to bring the former points to … Continue Reading Healthinnovations on the BBC World panel on the Danish ‘Fat Tax’ [unedited]
To begin a QR code or Quick Response code is a 2-dimensional barcode which can be linked to a website or contain extra documentation, there’s one over there to the … Continue Reading Healthinnovations on QR codes in pharma & healthcare marketing.
I have a story, it’s nothing unusual. It’s about a teenager who found she couldn’t stand up straight. Worried parent’s told her to stand up straight, female family members worriedly … Continue Reading Healthinnovations in Psychology Part Two