Roche app empowers SA patients

Roche Diagnostics has launched the iThemba Life mobile health application solution in South Africa. iThemba Life empowers patients to receive their diagnostic test results directly on their smartphones, a critical need in low- to middle-income countries with...

Innovative support of medical practitioners vital

A developing and progressive healthcare sector is the lifeblood of any nation. In South Africa, achieving such a well-functioning healthcare sector requires the commitment and support of both the government and private sector. By Coenie Smith, Nedbank national manager...

Prescribing tech for healthcare

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), digital health solutions can provide significant opportunities to accelerate the process of achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), related to health and well-being. By Jim Holland, regional director for Africa...

Fujitsu, University of Toronto use quantum-inspired tech to treat brain tumours

Fujitsu Laboratories in collaboration with researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) has announced the development of a technology for dramatically streamlining the creation of radiation treatment plans for Gamma Knife radiosurgery. The technology leverages...

Covid-19 test detects virus with smartphone

Montreal-based Two-Photon Research has announced CAST, a diagnostics platform that changes the way viruses are detected. The CAST platform uses TPR's patented Aptamer Molecular Photonic Beacon (AMPB) that photonically interfaces with smartphones. The first application...

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