SPECIAL ISSUE // YEARBOOK 2019
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THE MAGIC TOUCH
Can researchers successfully bring sensory feedback to brain-controlled prosthetics?
THE HIGH-TECH HUNT
How is EpiSwitch technology being used to identify biomarkers for autism spectrum disorder?
What support systems are needed to ensure the safety of robotic surgery?
VIRTUAL PAIN RELIEF
Israeli start-up VRHealth may have found a way to ease patient recovery using virtual reality
Innovative research projects hope to reduce the reliance on onboard batteries
Is there too much secrecy in the reporting processes of regulators like the FDA?
Top tips for manufacturing sustainable medical devices from industry insiders
Two research strands are trying to get to the heart of the problem of preventing cardiac disease
UNDER THE SKIN
Malware tools traded on the dark net are being used to target healthcare providers
LifeBank is revolutionising the process of blood transportation in Nigeria
The NHS has recruited Amazon’s Alexa to provide users with reliable health information. But, can patients trust the tech with their health questions?