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The missing link between proprioception and prosthetics

December 13, 2018

Proprioception is a process that we encounter every day and most likely take for granted. It is the ability to sense the position, speed and motion of our own body parts. For example, even if a person has their eyes closed, they are still able to sense if their arm is above their head or […]


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Is Caffeine Ever a Good Idea?

December 6, 2018

Caffeine is a substance most of us feel we are all-too familiar with. The media often depicts caffeine as somewhat sinister, but is this deserved? These days you can find caffeine in coffee, energy drinks, chocolate and even hair and beauty products. Studies have shown that it is linked to numerous health implications. Much research […]


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Is your diet sabotaging your life?

November 27, 2018

As a generation, we have grown up knowing what the effects of fats, carbs and proteins are on our bodies. However, how aware are we of the effect that our dietary habits have on the way we think? Although an ideal diet is always different depending on each person, there are a few components that […]


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3D Printing – A New Way to Tackle Congenital Heart Disease?

November 21, 2018

3D printing has the potential to transform the lives of those impacted by congenital heart disease (CHD) and is increasingly used in the treatment of these conditions. The manufacturing technique can be used to create a model replica of a patient’s heart, aiding in pre-surgical planning. This, in turn, could reduce overall operating time and […]


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HealthCare21 cares about health

November 20, 2018

Stress surveys, mental health training, wild walks and four-legged friends are just some of the initiatives put in place by innovative medical communications specialist HealthCare21 to promote the health and wellbeing of their staff. In light of concerns raised by the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, regarding the need for employers to do more to maintain […]


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The Ageing Brain: Does getting older mean losing memories?

November 13, 2018

In an increasingly ageing population, understanding the changes we all go through with age has never been more important. Most older adults will agree that memory declines with age. However, it isn’t nearly as simple as it sounds, or entirely true. Firstly, there are different types of memory, and they don’t all decline together. Episodic […]


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Target, trigger and deliver – Nanorobots in action!

November 6, 2018

Researchers have developed nanorobots that track down and kill tumour cells by cutting off their blood supply. It’s the first time that a targeted payload mechanism has been demonstrated to work successfully in a live-mammal model, namely in mice with melanoma. The nanorobots are made up of thin sheets of DNA folded into tubes and […]


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Medical robots – Healthcare 3 – Rise of the Machines

October 30, 2018

Healthcare has come a long way since doctors were prescribing morphine for your winter sniffle. The phrase ‘computer-aided’, such as in computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing or computer-aided engineering, has become commonplace in technology and is now becoming commonplace in medicine. It’s almost inevitable that in the future we will all either work closely with medical […]


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HealthCare21 opens hubs in Singapore and Dubai to localise support for global clients

September 12, 2018

HealthCare21 Communications (HC21) is delighted to announce the opening of two new offices in Singapore and Dubai. This exciting step will build even closer links with HC21’s global, Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Africa–Middle East (AfME) clients by removing global boundaries between scientific expertise, creativity and digital know-how. Commenting on the expansion, HC21’s Managing Director Cliff Wyatt […]


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What will 2040 have in store for us?

September 11, 2018

On our 21st birthday, our team at HealthCare21 covered the significant advancements within the healthcare sector that occurred over the past 21 years. We then covered 21 developments that will be shaping the future of medical communications and healthcare delivery, which ends today with our 21st post on what the future holds for us. 21.So, […]


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