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22 Oct HeartWatch

There are over 200m people globally in need of long term care who receive some form of government aid. There are 2 main problems related to this: first, there are not enough care workers in the industry to cover the demand – only 47% of...

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22 Oct BQ-Technology

The WHO has identified neurological disorders as a major burden and emerging challenge to global healthcare systems. These range from causes such as stroke and dementia, to injuries and viral infections. The prevalence of strokes and dementia are strongly linked to aging, for example stroke...

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22 Oct Perlis ElderCare

There are currently over 900m people over 60 world-wide. The elderly population is growing rapidly as is their percentage of the population: between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world's population over 60 years will nearly double from 12% to 22%. Many of them...

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22 Oct Anatomy Next

With the new generation of medical students currently in universities having grown up using new technologies, their attention spans have shortened while the way they consume information has changed. Therefore, current methods of learning can be less efficient being based on out of date textbook...

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11 Sep ISSD

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a life-threating heart condition and one of the most common causes of death in developed countries claiming more than 350,000 lives per year in Europe.   There are currently two different implantable technologies to prevent SCAs: One is Transvenous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators (T-ICDs),...

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10 Sep SanaSleep

An estimated 30% of the global population suffer from difficulties initiating and/or getting to sleep. Healthy sleep has been empirically proven to be the single most important determinant in predicting longevity, more influential than diet, exercise, or heredity, but our modern culture has become a...

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12 May Nyxoah

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the world's most common sleep disorder and affects 100m people worldwide. It is particularly prevalent among elderly and obese cohorts and is a lifelong disease, with acute and chronic health impacts. It is linked to increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and associated...

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10 May NPX-101

Over 450 million individuals face depression, with over 800,000 suicide deaths per year, delivering a death rate of one person every 40 seconds. These figures are set to increase as estimates put 1 out of 4 individuals in the future to face similar mental disorders...

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