Chronic Conditions 14th November 2016

Supporting patients in the digital era

Nothing beats face-to-face contact with people who can support you with your disease or illness. But online patient communities can come close, says Kyle Jacques Rose. As someone who has spent the past 20 years supporting other people with diabetes, Kyle ...

by Karen Finn

Cancer 25th October 2016

Make way for a new global cancer movement

“Our vision is to bridge the gap between cancer patients and the rest of society,” says Fabian Bolin, co-founder of WarOnCancer.com. A year after Fabian first shared his leukaemia story with This Is Medtech, the former Made in Chelsea ...

by Karen Finn

Bones, Joints & Muscles 20th October 2016

Rebuilding broken bones

Sports injuries, car accidents and disease – there are lots of reasons why bones can break. Now researchers are dreaming up new ways to heal and protect people of all ages When a 13-year-old child limped into the offices of Professor ...

by Gary Finnegan

Chronic Conditions 18th October 2016

Giving patients the voice they deserve

Getting diagnosed with a life-changing medical condition can be confusing, but fortunately there are people who can help. You and your family may not know where to turn for accurate information about your newly diagnosed condition, or about making sure ...

by Karen Finn

In Your Head 12th October 2016

Switching on your eyesight

Rhian Lewis couldn’t believe it when doctors turned on her bionic eye for the first time. The 50-year-old from Wales has retinitis pigmentosa, a disease involving a faulty gene in which a person’s vision dims from the periphery ...

by Karen Finn

Pure Tech 10th October 2016

The rise and rise of women in medtech

Female-led teams are bringing game-changing inventions to patients. More of this please… Edel Browne was just 15 when she founded Free Feet – an innovative technology start-up that aims to improve the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease. It began as ...

by Gary Finnegan

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