health

Christmas 2019: The Power of the Human Touch

(On 25 December 2016, Lucien Engelen wrote this column for E52, the predecessor of Innovation Origins. Since then we repeat it every year at Christmas) October 1995, Massachusetts, the Jackson twins...

Sensor in a pacifier monitors baby’s health

Portable biosensors that monitor health and fitness without the need to apply anything on your actual body are becoming increasingly popular among adults. This technology isn’t particularly...

Start-up of the day: advanced, accessible MRIs

Medical imaging technologies allow specialists to look inside the human body in order to diagnose or monitor certain conditions. Various methods enable the visualization of specific parts of our...

Tomorrow is good: our second brain

Anyone who sees me sitting will notice I often nod my head like an Indian and am constantly tugging at my face or neck. I try to loosen my minor muscles and my jaw and neck this way because they are...

Start-up of the day: Freezeye finds eye diseases

In Toruń (Poland), scientists hope to provide doctors with a tool for fast diagnosis of human diseases. That is why they are building a device to “freeze” the image of eyes. – The...

Tomorrow is Good: 0% VAT on fruit and vegetables!

Last week, it was officially the week of healthcare and well-being in the Netherlands. The conference Zorg en ICT 2019 and the Health Valley Event 2019 were both dedicated to the challenges in...

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