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Rappler's latest stories on health technology


UK pledges millions to fund development of cancer-detecting AI

May 22, 2018 - 12:31 PM

In the UK, AI-powered early detection technology could help 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034

Google developing AI microscope that detects cancer cells in real-time

Apr 23, 2018 - 1:51 PM

The device is essentially an ordinary light microscope, commonly used by pathologists, tweaked with artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) technology

VISUALIZED DETECTION. A screenshot from a Google video demonstrates the AI- and AR-assisted microscope being developed by the search giant. Screenshot from YouTube/Google

Nanoparticle eye drops improve vision without need for surgery – research

Mar 12, 2018 - 6:49 AM

A team of ophthalmologists have engineered eye drops that treat both near- and far-sightedness

'Patient experience management platform' wins PH HealthTech Challenge

Oct 06, 2017 - 5:23 PM

The Swiss-sponsored health technology contest is an opportunity to showcase solutions to improve healthcare today

Anupam Chatterjee of The Destiny Labs makes his pitch at the contest. Photo by Edd K. Usman/Rappler

Southeast Asian startup mClinica raises $6.3M for global expansion

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The startup which seeks to plug health data gaps in the ASEAN completes one of the largest financing rounds for a digital health firm in Southeast Asia

Photo courtesy of MClinica

Smartphones hurt relationships, says study

Dec 27, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Phubbing or phone snubbing may be just as harmful to relationships as money problems and bad sex say US researchers

Behind the scenes of your perfect day

Aug 12, 2015 - 5:00 PM

A peek at the chemicals in your body throughout the day