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Singapore pilots autonomous wheelchairs

People living longer, and having fewer kids, means that there’s an issue around being able to hire enough people to perform essential jobs. Not to mention, of course, that the tax base will inevitably shrink, reducing the money … READ MORE

Fixing electronic health records is good

Adding scribes is even better. Scribe Warren Lam (right) works on notes, as attending physician Dr. Laura Burke (center) and Dr. Daniel Willner discuss a patient case, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Emergency Department on … READ MORE

Raising Singapore’s Paralympic heroes

Para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu’s parents were 15 minutes late for the interview. Apologising, Margaret Chong said she and her husband, Yip Chee Khiong, had been picking out Havaianas flip-flops from a shopping mall in Rio. … READ MORE

Technology tackles healthcare corruption

Mobile phone technology could help beat bad practices in healthcare delivery, research suggests. Innovations such as apps offer opportunities for improving governance in the healthcare sector, particularly in low and middle income … READ MORE

CP in Motion Conference in Calgary

Share your thoughts on research in cerebral palsy. What do researchers need to know about living with CP? In conjunction with the NeuroDevNet Brain Development Conference 2016, the annual CP in Motion conference will include a patient … READ MORE

The horse is the therapist

With hippotherapy, the horse provides the therapy. Three-year-old Jack Foster sat on his mother’s lap as she wrapped a towel carefully around his neck. “Jack has cerebral palsy and low muscle tone,” said his mother, Emily … READ MORE

When doctors have conflicts of interest

My mother-in-law is an impressive woman. At the age of 77, she still maintains a garden the size of my entire backyard, on the three acres of land she and my father-in-law, now 81, share in rural western Pennsylvania. Dave Mosher … READ MORE

Walk your way to fitness this summer

Orthopaedic surgeons say safe walking practices can boost bone health. Don’t underestimate the benefits of walking. With the availability of various fitness fads and gym memberships, walking as a form of exercise is often … READ MORE
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