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This week, a second baby was born via uterus transplant, Singapore scientists are able to print human skin which matches natural pigment, and found higher survival outcomes in a type of heart failure.

Can ride-sharing services help to reduce missed medical appointments? Uber and Lyft certainly believe so. While these companies are beginning to flex their muscles in healthcare, critics are worried that patient privacy may be at risk.

Should patients take a ridesharing service or an ambulance to the emergency room? Or should a depressed person opt for a robot for psychiatric assessment? Medical technologies are here to stay, and to create unforeseen dilemmas in medical practice.

A decade has already passed since the launch of China’s “Thousand Talents Plan" – an ambitious project with mixed reviews of merits and frauds. Despite the controversies, the programme has put China on the international stage for biotechnology and healthcare innovation. But, will it continue to do so?

Non-adherence to medicines is a well-known, but poorly addressed issue. Instead of blaming patients for being forgetful, perhaps more attention should be paid to intentional non-adherence?

This week, Singaporean researchers unveil research on lung and colon cancers while, a neurobiologist develops a new way of identifying physical pain.

While the healthcare industry is catching up with the digital era, blockchain is weaving its way through many industries—now, trying to weave its way into the healthcare field.

As we converge on the digital globe, we have undoubtedly become more informed and more connected. Yet, amidst the boundless global connections, we are on the verge of an isolated existence, distancing ourselves from the ones who need us most, often disabling rather than enabling lives.

Medical devices have come a long way since the early days of doctors healing the sick. However, it did have its fair share of history – evolving from bizarre, to less outlandish and clinical, as we know it today. Here’s a look at some of the contraptions used in the yonder years – which would still make today’s heads turn.

In our Part III of the series, we look into the future growth of technology in the healthcare industry – and how will the investment in this industry turn out.

In our Part II of this series, we examine the current steps being taken to make the healthcare industry more efficient. But, will it really work and what will it mean for healthcare professionals?