Pure Tech 21st June 2016

Tiny tech, big promise

The ‘miniaturisation’ revolution could make cancer tests faster, simpler and accessible to all. Look around you. How many computers do you see? Are you reading this on a laptop or a tablet? Your kitchen may have a microwave and a ...

by Gary Finnegan

In Your Head 13th June 2016

Stopping seizures in their tracks

After enduring regular epileptic seizures and trying new treatments for nearly three decades, Hélène Gonnot was fed up. The epilepsy medication that she’d been taking since her teens wasn’t working and Hélène’s doctors ...

by Karen Finn

Family 9th June 2016

When blood donation gets personal

Natasha Louise Penney had always been aware of blood donation. But when her 18-month-old son was diagnosed with a rare form of bladder cancer, it took on a whole new meaning. Suddenly, all those “give blood” campaigns, which many of ...

by Karen Finn

Cancer 24th May 2016

Electronic records can help to beat cancer

Europe must make it easier to connect the dots between cancer patients’ health records. Information is power. But unless health information is recorded and shared, it is impossible for doctors to make informed decisions about patient care. There is a ...

by Gary Finnegan