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Osteoarthritis of the knee is not only associated with aging. It can also be caused by different stresses on the cartilage, such as a knee injury or a strenuous job. (Shutterstock)

The 3D technology that could revolutionize the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

A technology that measures three-dimensional movement of the knee in real-time enables health professionals to make better assessments of the joint.
Images are so useful in medical diagnosis - but there are legal and ethical concerns about how they’re used. from www.shutterstock.com

Doctors already use phones to share clinical images of patients – legislation needs to catch up

Has your doctor ever taken a photo of your medical condition? It’s really useful to aid diagnosis, but we still don’t have the right legislation to ensure legal and ethical protections.
Machines don’t make the same errors as humans when it comes to decisions based on visual analysis. from www.shutterstock.com

Can machines really tell us if we’re sick?

The value of machine learning is not only that it is more accurate than humans. It is also cheaper and more consistent in its diagnoses.
Health technology such as apps is changing doctor and patient interaction for the better. Intel Free Pass/flickr

How new technologies are shaking up health care

New tests and drugs have always impacted health care. But completely different kinds of emerging technologies will soon radically alter how health care is both accessed and delivered.
A patient undergoes a PET scan – but how does it work? Wikimedia Commons

The science of medical imaging: SPECT and PET

Our new series, the Science of Medical Imaging, examines the technology behind non-invasive methods of creating images of the human body. In this first instalment, we look at two types of emission imaging…
The Parkinson’s KinetiGraph provides a new way to objectively measure the movements of Parkinson’s sufferers. Malcolm Horne

Watch and learn: a new tool for measuring Parkinson’s disease

For every medical condition, treatments are most effective when measurement guides the choice of therapy and its effects. Just think of diabetes, where blood glucose levels guide the choice of treatment…

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