Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, might not be a disease you hear about regularly but it soon will be.
Mental health issues will cost the global economy $925bn this year and the number of people affected is increasing.
US employment was up by more than Wall Street economists had expected last month, Labor Department figures published on Friday revealed.
A partnership which saw the UK’s National Health System (NHS) share the medical records of 1.6m patients with Google has been deemed inappropriate by the top data protection adviser to the NHS.
UK workers are three times more likely go into work when they are unwell instead of taking time off, a survey published yesterday revealed.
Between October 2015 and October 2016, the NHS in Scotland reported 1,150 cases of C.
Google’s life-science arm, Verily, is initiating Project Baseline — a 10,000 person study to gain a better understanding of people’s predisposition to various illnesses.
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Oxford University scientists have created a new software programme that can lip-read better than humans.
Tech giant Samsung has teamed up with virtual reality (VR) studio, Start VR, to use VR technology to alleviate stress for oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy.
At the recent Munich Security Conference, Microsoft founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates warned millions might be at risk from bio-terrorism, through the activities of amateur scientists — AKA bio-hackers.
The Russian economy was devastated by the collapse of the Russian ruble in the second half of 2014, but optimism for future growth remains after greater investment in human capital and services.
Fitbit, the maker of wearable fitness trackers has recorded a slump in its fourth-quarter revenue, which dropped to $573.8m, a fall of almost 20 percent.
Training to become a doctor takes around seven years in the UK, in terms of a five-year university education and two years training as a junior doctor.
Fake news is now infamous for the role it played in the politics of the so-called post-truth era, with experts claiming it as the driving force behind events such as the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and the US presidential election.
On 9 January, US medical device company St.
Oxfam’s annual headline-grabbing stats on rising wealth inequality have been picked apart all over the web today.