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Technology 10 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Transforming healthcare with technology

Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) is working towards transforming its IT healthcare system

TECH 18 Jun 2015 | 2:45 PM

Online human breast milk craze has serious health risks: experts

A growing online craze among some fitness communities, fetishists and chronic disease sufferers for buying and drinking human breast milk poses serious health risks, British experts said.

TECH 24 Nov 2015 | 3:00 PM

Twitter bans blood drives in offices worldwide until gays can donate

Social network giant Twitter has banned onsite blood drives in its offices worldwide where regulations do not permit blood donations from gay or bisexual men, a move that LGBT-rights advocates say is a first for a public technology company.

TECH 23 Jun 2016 | 11:30 PM

Study reveals hospital staff phones carry pathogenic viruses

Research from the Laboratory of Infectious Agents and Hygiene at the University Hospital of Saint-ةtienne in France shows that mobile phones used by hospital staff harbour viral RNA.

TECH 22 Sep 2016 | 4:11 AM

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges US$3bil to fight disease

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Sept 21 pledged more than US$3bil (RM12.40bil) toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime."

TECH 13 Jul 2017 | 9:45 AM

Microsoft creates new AI lab to take on Google’s DeepMind

Microsoft Corp is setting up a new research lab focused on artificial intelligence with the goal of creating more general-purpose learning systems.

TECH 05 Sep 2017 | 10:00 PM

TED: Phones and drones transforming healthcare

In the developing world, basic healthcare is often a challenge – let alone expensive medical screening or tests for easily treatable, preventable illnesses.

TECH 27 Jun 2018 | 1:00 AM

In Togo, hi-tech orthopaedic care goes through crucial test

Only five to 15% of people in low income countries who need a prosthetic limb or orthopaedic brace get one.

TECH 05 Mar 2019 | 3:00 AM

Are new smartphone disease trackers missing a key target: women?

The smartphone revolution has brought new ways of fighting infectious diseases in the developing world but women are missing out because they are much less likely to use phones.

TECH 30 May 2019 | 5:00 AM

Virus-packed laptop sells as artwork for over RM5.5mil

For Chinese artist Guo O Dong, the simple black Samsung laptop computer, loaded with six potent viruses, symbolises one of the world's most frightening threats.

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