Research

Warfarin Timeline

Presented at the final workshop conference, here is the Warfarin history timeline.

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History warfarin timeline

May 26th, 2017|Research|0 Comments|

Vocal Biomarkers: diagnostics through human voice

Words not only hurt, but now they can heal! Emotion, revealed through the imperceptible characteristics in voices could be used to diagnose certain conditions including stress,  depression and cardiovascular diseases. ‘Beyond Verbal’ have been investigating the links between sound and health for 21 years and are hopeful for this technology for the future and have produced an app.

 

February 17th, 2017|Research|0 Comments|

Medical Technologies and Infrastructure

An interesting series of medical blogs came my way this week, through allegralaboratory.net Maybe not strictly speaking, Digital Drugs, but interesting, never-the-less.

The series of posts explores im/mobility and dis/connectivity in global health from an anthropological perspective. Looking at how things, persons, infrastructures, etc don’t connect, flow and materialise is as important as their connections, they argue. In addition to this introduction, there […]

January 27th, 2017|Research|0 Comments|

A radical revision of human genetics

As you can see, genetics is interesting the D3 team at the moment! Here is another article from Nature, this one on how the importance of ‘inert’ genes.

Full article here.

December 8th, 2016|Research|0 Comments|

Warfarin: Testing at Home

Here is the second in our series of short films on aspects of warfarin.

Warfarin is the chief oral anticoagulant of its kind in use in the UK and is used by 1% of the UK population approximately 600,000 people and by 6% of people over 80. Testing at home is revolutionizing the care of patients as they can test […]

New research

An interesting article was published in Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology earlier this year: “The Use of eHealth Technologies to Enable the Implementation of musculoskeletal Models of Care: Evidence and practice”.

The article describes all kinds of tools and digital resources which have been produced for a range of musculoskeletal conditions.

Full article available here:

 

November 24th, 2016|Research|0 Comments|

2.4m Downloads

As has been in the news recently, the online game Sea Hero Quest which was developed as a test to detect early onset dementia has crowdsourced 2.4 million users.

This is helping to set a new benchmark for the disease which has become the leading cause of death in the UK.

 

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November 18th, 2016|Research|0 Comments|

Life Signs – A D3 Film

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As part of our process of following the drug, we interviewed people who research, prescribe, develop apps for and take warfarin. This is the first of a series of short films revealing how people construct knowledge about the medication. This first film features a genetics researcher, Dr Harsh Sheth, who works at Newcastle […]

Clover, Rats & Geopolitics

We displayed a research poster at the recent LSE Research Festival.

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November 7th, 2016|Research|0 Comments|

3D Printed Prosthetics

Italian researchers can now print implants to replace bone which have been destroye by cancer. They use CT data to reconstruct and print custom titanium implants. Full story here: