Amid ongoing welfare cuts, researchers argue that investment in health and social care have been integral to British economic success since 1600.
A future in which older people are homeless or living in cars and garages lies ahead if nothing is done to avert the rapid decline in home ownership, says a Massey University expert in healthy ageing.
Providing vital health care services to people in developing countries without reliable electricity, refrigeration and state-of-the-art medical equipment poses a number of challenges. Inspired by pregnancy tests, researchers ...
Customer service calls can be frustrating for consumers and agents alike. But MIT spinout Cogito believes it can use behavioral analytics to make those experiences less onerous.
After the smartphone and fitness bracelet, here comes the smart ring. And the smart pacifier, and smart rollator.
We tend to think about our health care sector as a leader in the development and use of advanced medical technology and biotechnology, such as expensive imaging machines or devices that we implant into patients.
While Google Glass' potential as a consumer device remains to be seen, Lauren Rubinson-Morris is excited about its possibilities in her workplace.
What teacher has not heard students challenge, "Why do I need math? Why am I learning this? I'm never going to use it."
The patient, who sees her neurologist regularly for "memory coaching" to counter the effects of short-term memory loss, never has to leave home for her appointments. The doctor, who is 40 minutes away, never has to leave ...
In the developing world, allocating limited health care resources as effectively and equitably as possible is a top priority.