Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Madrid launches coronavirus app

At the epicentre of Spain's coronavirus outbreak, the Madrid region is launching an appl to help anyone feeling unwell evaluate their symptoms without ringing the overburdened call centres.

Health

New study shows crowdsourced traffic data could save lives

A new University of California, Irvine-led pilot study finds, on average, Waze "crash alerts" occur two minutes and 41 seconds prior to their corresponding California Highway Patrol (CHP)-reported crash. These minutes could ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stargazing technology used to spot cancer

Cancers are often missed on traditional 2-D X-rays so are sometimes only discovered later when the disease is more advanced and difficult to treat.

Neuroscience

Can nanotechnology rewire an injured spinal cord?

According to the World Health Organisation, up to a half-million people around the world suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Often caused by road traffic crashes, accidents or violence, the loss of motor control or paralysis ...

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