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.
In the future, a model will be able to simulate heart operations and show which procedure is best for each individual patient.
A new screening test for cervical cancer can detect high-grade cell changes before they are possible to see with current methods.
A breakthrough in the understanding of how glucose is transported between cells can mean that many more people can receive dialysis directly at home, thus avoiding going to hospital for treatment.
New substances have an analgesic effect similar to opioids, but without the negative side effects.
By adapting a normal hearing aid for each individual person, it is possible to alleviate the problems of those who suffer from tinnitus.
A capsule with a small robotic head can deliver insulin in pills that the patient swallows instead of having to inject the insulin.
A blood test can replace several separate tests and detects cancers that are not detected in normal tests.
Activated carbon can bind odor molecules in liquid so that the odor from, for example, a diaper does not escape into the air.
With telemedicine, it is possible to give women safe abortions without needing access to clinics with the possibility of ultrasound, which makes it much easier in resource-poor areas.