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

Pure Tech 11th February 2016

Cancer Imaging in Living Color

Photographs and films have seen a rapid transformation from black and white to color over the last century.  Our x-rays, however, have always remained in black and white. X-rays have been used to look inside the human body since 1895, when ...

by Mariellen Brown

Chronic Conditions 5th January 2016

The Boy in the Bubble

A final twist in the remarkable story of a young boy with a rare immune disease that forced him to live life in a bubble. David Vetter’s life was truly unique. From the day he was born until shortly ...

by Gary Finnegan

Family 17th November 2015

The ‘preemie’ that beat the odds

Lucille Horn’s parents were told to plan their baby girl’s funeral – that ‘baby’ is now 95! In the early 20th century, preterm babies – or ‘preemies’ – rarely survived. In fact, most doctors thought it was pointless to try because the ...

by Gary Finnegan