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New app supports home living with 24/7 carer access

A startup in Australia has launched a mobile app that offers 24/7 access to carers for people living at home, The Lead reports. The Ubercare app was designed to help people live at home longer through increased access to carers at short notice. Residents using the app can have qualified help arrive within 30 minutes….


Andy Murray swings for digital health

Andy Murray is once again campaigning for digital health, this time through a new animation which is inviting young people in Scotland to help lead healthier lives. The retro inspired video-game animation – which sees the tennis player battling against junk food – is intended to raise awareness of the #DigiInventorsChallenge. The challenge will see…


Sanofi uses wearables to assess allergy sufferers sleep patterns

Life sciences company Sanofi has announced the results of a social experiment designed to assess the sleep activity of allergy sufferers. The test was different to a clinical study and Sanofi state that it was ‘non-scientific’. Speaking to MobiHealthNews, Heather Guzzi senior manager of North America Communications at Sanofi said: “Overall, it was truly a…


Engage Well event asks how social media can be used to improve healthcare

Speakers from the NHS and other organisations discussed why social media is important at The Innovation Agency’s ‘Engage Well’ event. Caroline Kenyon, Director of Communications & Engagement, the Innovation Agency introduced the event. She stated the reason for the event as being for “how health professionals can use social media as a tool”. A number…

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