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Microsoft's recent acquisition of Github has made waves through developer communities, sparking questions about what it will mean for the future of the site, and for the future of open source software itself
Research finds that cognitive functions decline as temperatures rise
Hot weather really does fry our brains, a new study has confirmed.
Researchers at Harvard University found that people who were exposed to hotter temperatures “did significantly less well” in cognitive and memory retention tests than people
NHS England is to engage with the public, primary care professionals and innovators on how the health service can ensure the GP payment system is “fair” in light of increasing digitisation.
Speaking at NHS England’s latest board meeting on 4 July, Ian Dodge – national director of strategy and in
An independent review panel has said Deepmind Health should be “more transparent about its business model” and explain how it makes its money.
The panel was created in 2016 when Deepmind Health was established. It members meet quarterly to “scrutinise” the company’s w
People living in Mount Isa will soon discover a digital improvement in healthcare called “My Health Record” to help manage their health and wellbeing.
The Australian Digital Health Agency is visiting Mount Isa to inform regional stakeholders about the system.
Every Australian will be offered a My Health
Do you know a data cube from a data warehouse or a data mart?
Scientific research uses data to justify reasoning and decisions. This works because data provides the information and evidence scientists need to prove that their hypotheses are correct. A similar relationship has been developing in business, with organisations analysing la
European policymakers must work towards better healthcare coordination and support while addressing preventable harm, writes Alojz Peterle MEP.
Patient safety is a major public health issue, with more than a quarter of EU citizens admitting to having an adverse experience while seeking healthcare and over half believing that patients m
A new three-year project from the University of Bristol is set to investigate if Wi-Fi radio waves can be reused as a medical radar system.
The research is part of a new £1.5 million grant awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Toshiba and Decawave. Th
Technology is changing the world of business we know today. Over the past 30 years, businesses have seen the PC, the internet and now VR (virtual reality) enter its environment. Even though VR has only entered mainstream in the past year or so, it already has a huge following from consumers.
However, businesses tend to lag behind consu
The digital skills gap and a lack of data sharing is obstructing the spread of innovation, new research has suggested.
The Human Factor: Driving Digital Solutions for 21st Century Health and Care report, led by the National Centre for Universities and Business, calls for a more emphasis on digital and data literacy edu
All NHS labs in Scotland will be linked through the National Pathology Exchange network following the approval of NHS Scotland Shared Services.
The executive board of NHS Scotland green-lit a business case that will see all 14 of the country’s health boards connected to the exchange hub, enabling hospital lab tea
The government has significantly revised an agreement which allows NHS Digital to share non-clinical patient information with the Home Office.
Speaking during a parliamentary debate on the data protection bill on May 9, Margot James – a minister at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport –
A landmark study has revealed that cholesterol in the brain may play a fundamental role in catalyzing the formation of amyloid beta clusters, thought to be a central mechanism leading to the devastating degenerative symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
An international team of researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, set out
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