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Security Crisis of Cardiac Pacemakers Paves the Way for IoT Security Evolution in Cardiology

By INGA SHUGALO While the healthcare IoT demand forecasts are more than generous, anticipating the market to hit $ 158.07B by 2022, there is still a certain delay in IoT adoption across the industry. Connected medical devices, especially those that are directly involved in patient care, are adopted cautiously due to potential security vulnerabilities and… Read More »

Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination ‘a global crisis’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation suggests confidence is low in some regions. The Wellcome Trust analysis includes responses from more than 140,000… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: DIY smear tests could solve screening crisis

The cervical screening programme has hit a ­roadblock. Many young women are ­delaying or failing to attend cervical screening appointments ­because of embarrassment and a fear that the procedure would hurt them. Could we increase cervical screening rates by allowing women to collect their own samples? This seems a strategy worth exploring – England’s cervical… Read More »