Health Tech, or digital health, helps us understand and take control of our own health. But we also cover more traditional health news like medicines, vaccines and medical procedures.
Drones significantly reduce vaccine supply time to remote clinics. Drone deliveries take only 55 minutes to reach the remotest clinics, which would take over 5 hours by road.
Decades-long challenge overcome by scientists. Addition of 30 million new bases to the human genome. Discovery reveals 41 new protein-coding genes.
Is Neko Health the battering ram needed to truly transform sick care into actual healthcare? I've visited them, looked around, and talked to one of the founders, Hjalmar Nilsonne.
Bacteria use a "scissors" system called CRISPR-Cas against viruses, and scientists have now discovered that complex cells, like ours, have a similar tool too.
Tuberculosis kills over 1.6 million per year. But there is hope on the horizon, with the new M72 vaccine. The first new TB vaccine in a century.
Over the last three years, a significant decrease in child deaths due to malaria was observed, owing to the world's first malaria vaccine. Now 12 African countries are to receive 18 million doses of the malaria vaccine.
AI tools are transforming the creation of custom proteins into a mainstream science.
Israeli scientists have developed an advanced "chemical camouflage" that stops 99 percent of mosquito landings on the treated skin. The new repellent combines indole, a fragrant substance found in flowers, with a cellulose polymer.
Dr. Neal Kassell is a famous neurosurgeon, and has operated on President Joe Biden. But now he has dedicated his life to spreading a medical innovation that could help millions of patients.