(Bio)Tech & IT

Advances in healthcare are strongly driven by information technology and (bio)engineering. We reports on the development of next-gen diagnostic and biotech tools such as CRIPSR and other smart technologies that transform the delivery of care. We also cover the progress of digitalization and the creating of cutting-edge IT solutions – from using big data to predict therapy responses to using blockchain to make sharing of medical data secure.

Genetic diseases research with quantum computing

Genetic diseases research with quantum computing

Scientists are harnessing the mind-bending potential of quantum computers to help us understand genetic diseases – even before quantum computers are a thing.

A microfluidic chip system as alternative to animal experiments

A microfluidic chip system as alternative to animal experiments

Since mid-2019, the Fraunhofer IBMT has been developing an analysis platform as an alternative to animal experiments in drug development.

Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

Supercharged bandages to revolutionise chronic wound treatment

Plasma-coated bandages could revolutionise the treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure, diabetic or vascular ulcers that won't heal on their own.

COVID-19: can chatbot ease medical providers' burden?

COVID-19: can chatbot ease medical providers' burden?

Research found that chatbots working for reputable organizations can ease the burden on medical providers and offer trusted guidance to those with symptoms.

A-Medicare will launch new crypto coin

A-Medicare will launch new crypto coin

A-Medicare announced launch plans for a new crypto coin as a planned element of early strategic growth integral to platform development through the remainder of 2020 and 2021.

Micro-LEDs and photovoltaic device power implants

Micro-LEDs and photovoltaic device power implants

Researchers have developed a method to power medical implants using an active photonic wireless system.

mhealth: App diagnoses sleep apnea

mhealth: App diagnoses sleep apnea

Computer science students designed an Android application, which helps to identify the signs of sleep apnea at home.

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