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South African Free Healthcare App First for Africa

2018-07-24T14:18:35+00:00

Aetos Health (Pty) Ltd today announced the launch of its innovative, free and downloadable healthcare Vcareconnect application, which links patients to their medical and/or health service provider/s instantly. The app is now available for free download on both Android and IOS platforms. This revolutionary Cloud-based technology concept of electronic health monitoring and information gathering is a first for the medical and healthcare industry on the African continent, according to Aetos CEO Andrew Jansen van Vuuren. According to Jansen van Vuuren, the main benefits of creating a single medical record for an individual patient include vastly enhanced doctor/patient relationships, direct live monitoring [...]

South African Free Healthcare App First for Africa 2018-07-24T14:18:35+00:00

New sensor technology could speed up blood test analysis

2016-09-25T11:23:20+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Researchers at the University of York have developed a new sensor that is capable of detecting multiple proteins and enzymes in a small volume of blood, which could significantly speed up diagnostic healthcare processes. Currently tests to detect the presence of infection or disease require a sample of blood from a patient, which is later analysed in a laboratory to detect markers of disease.  The presence of particular proteins can give an indication of a health condition and the best course of treatment, but only one type of protein can be [...]

New sensor technology could speed up blood test analysis 2016-09-25T11:23:20+00:00

South Africa’s Health Department to Crack Down on E-cigarettes

2016-06-04T10:12:21+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi plans to target e-cigarettes as part of a move to ensure the tobacco industry is properly regulated in the country. Motsoaledi said there is a drive to categorise e-cigarettes as “any other kind of cigarette”, as some e-cigarettes contained nicotine. Others do not contain nicotine, he said, but it was not his department’s job to determine which variants did or did not. He said e-cigarettes that did not contain nicotine were still harmful, as they introduced youngsters to smoking. Motsoaledi said health ministers around the world agree that smoking – with [...]

South Africa’s Health Department to Crack Down on E-cigarettes 2016-06-04T10:12:21+00:00

360° Guided Tour of the Cell by Nucleus Medical Media

2016-06-01T09:56:41+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] This video provides a 3D Animation insight of the components that make up a cell. Think of the future of learning, understanding and application in the medical sciences as we know it, with advancing technologies. Click on the image below to view: [et_pb_code admin_label="Code"]<iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FNucleusMedicalMedia%2Fvideos%2Fvb.109329384547%2F10154329067264548%2F%3Ftype%3D3&show_text=0&width=560" width="800" height="500" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe>[/et_pb_code][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Source: Nucleus Medical Media [/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

360° Guided Tour of the Cell by Nucleus Medical Media 2016-06-01T09:56:41+00:00