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Working with the WHO to power digital health appsWorking with the WHO to power digital health appsProduct ManagerSoftware Engineer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nearly 4 billion people around the world don’t have access to the essential healthcare services they need, like immunizations or pediatric care. Complicating matters, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates a global shortage of 18 million healthcare workers by 2030 — primarily in low-and-middle income countries (LMICs). In many countries, healthcare workers use smartphone applications […]

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Exposure Notification API launches to support public health agenciesExposure Notification API launches to support public health agencies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Note: The following is a joint statement from Apple and Google. One of the most effective techniques that public health officials have used during outbreaks is called contact tracing. Through this approach, public health officials contact, test, treat and advise people who may have been exposed to an affected person. One new element of contact […]

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University of Toronto supports COVID-19 patient monitoring with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes A member of the Raspberry Pi community in Ontario, Canada spotted this story from the University of Toronto on CBC News. Engineers have created a device that enables healthcare workers to monitor COVID-19 patients continuously without the need to enter their hospital rooms. Continuous, remote monitoring Up-to-date information can be checked from any nursing station computer […]

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Video Game Addiction Now Officially Classified As Mental Health Condition

Reading Time: 3 minutes Video game addicts can now be treated for free by the NHS as video game addiction has been officially classified as a mental health condition.  We all know someone who could afford to spend a little less time playing video games. Whether it’s friends not wanting to hang out because they’ve just downloaded a new […]

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3D Printing Saves Toddler’s Life with Kidney Transplant

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a pioneering operation, surgeons use 3D scanning and 3D printing to verify that a father’s kidney would fit in his young son’s abdomen before a live-saving kidney transplant. Surgeons at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London have used 3D printing to save a two-year-old child’s life in a complex kidney transplant operation. […]

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Are You Crazy Enough to Run a Marathon in 3D Printed Sandals?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Footwear Engineer Chris Bellamy is going to run the Boston Marathon in 3D Printed Sandals. Naturally, his employers at custom footwear maker Wiivv are only too happy to support him. The custom footwear company Wiivv has some dedicated employees. Engineer Chris Bellamy believes so much in the company, for example, that he’s going to run the […]

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How to 3D Print a Better Nose with PDMS Polymer

Reading Time: 3 minutes A combination of two different PDMS polymers allows for 3D printing of complex geometries with better mechanical characteristics and better biological adhesion, according to new research from Penn State University. PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane, or silicone) is used to make lab-on-a-chip devices, organ-on-a-chip devices, two- and three-dimensional cell culture platforms, and biological machines. The material is more […]

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VR workouts for the mind and body!

Reading Time: 3 minutes The New Year is always a time of renewal, and for many of us it’s a time to resolve to do better, whether that’s with our bodies or in our minds. Naturally, there are VR apps for that! From today until Wednesday, January 24th we’re offering some fantastic VR apps at 50% off that will […]