Health

  • Tuesday TED Talk: How can Formula 1 racing help babies

    During a Formula 1 race, a car sends hundreds of millions of data points to its garage for real-time analysis and feedback. So why not use this detailed and rigorous data system elsewhere, like … at children’s hospitals? Peter Van Manen tells us more. In a Formula 1 car,...
  • Tuesday TED Talks: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

    Collecting global health data was an imperfect science: Workers tramped through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, wrote the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this gappy information, countries would make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change...
  • iBGStar allows diabetes sufferers to measure their blood glucose on the go

    Australians living with diabetes will now be able to use their iPhone to measure their blood glucose. Type 1 and Type 2 patients have to check their blood glucose levels around 6 times per day, so this device has huge potential benefits. Leading healthcare company Sanofi has launched the...
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