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Are OTC oral contraceptives America’s answer to Roe versus Wade?

Currently, eight states in the US demand that health insurance plans cover OTC contraceptives.

Do diet drugs pull their weight?

Obesity can cause and exacerbate other conditions such as heart disease, which is responsible for 16% of deaths worldwide according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Are robots the answer to our health crisis?

Robots are now being used to assist in surgical procedures across the world.

Asimov’s Hippocratic Oath: Building trust in AI use in healthcare

In a JAMA study, participants rated AI-generated responses as higher quality and more empathetic than those given by human doctors.  

Microgravity: the future of R&D?  

Space offers a unique manufacturing environment because it exists in a near-vacuum state, has higher radiation levels, and very weak gravity.

Digital health tech: a solution to substance use disorders?

Substance use disorders leave people with long-term negative mental and physical health implications and can lead to death.

Generative AI – beyond the hype

A recent survey by Verdict Media shows that 73% of respondents either partially or fully understand Generative AI.

The pangenome is making personalised medicine more equitable

Each human cell has 1.8 metres of supercoiled DNA contained within its nucleus.

Why is the healthcare industry hesitant to join the metaverse?

The metaverse could improve access to care for all patients, regardless of their location.