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New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

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18-Mar-15 Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. [image: 3Dme Creative Studio / Shutterstock]

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Emerging market medical education goes digital

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10-Mar-15 Online medical education is an opportunity to address the shortage of skilled health workers in many emerging markets. Even surgery can now be taught remotely, an approach being used in Thailand. In Vietnam, an NGO-run video platform connects HIV specialists with community health workers. Doctors in the Philippines have founded an online community called HealthXPh for discussions about healthcare. [image: HAIVN]

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China's medical equipment specialists too busy to innovate

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16-Mar-15 China's domestic medical equipment industry has been growing rapidly, but at the same time it faces problems such as lack of scientific innovation the high-end market being dominated by foreign companies. The reality in China is that doctors spend all their available time with patients every day, and there is no time to engage in innovation. [image: China Daily]

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China's first 'cloud hospital' founded in Ningbo

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13-Mar-15 China's Neusoft has created Ningbo Cloud Hospital, an open cloud computing platform that connects hospitals, primary healthcare, specialists, community doctors, pharmacies and insurance companies, among others. The government endorsed platform enables a dynamic health record to be built for each citizen in Ningbo, which can be checked on mobile phones and used for self health management. [image: Buisness-Cloud]

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