How 3-D computer modeling is fighting against heart disease—the world’s leading cause of death

Cardiovascular disease (aka heart disease) kills one Australian every 28 minutes. Drugs and surgery are the conventional method of treatment for heart disease. To further increase the effectiveness of surgery, researchers in Australia and New Zealand have started using artery computer models. The tell-tale heart A team of five researchers from the University of Melbourne […]

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Apple puts iPhone manufacturer Pegatron under probation over labor violations

iPhone 12 manufacturing is already suffering from shortages of essential components, and Apple is struggling to produce enough units to meet high seasonal demand. Pegatron may have shot itself in the foot with poor oversight over its labor practices as Apple is already looking at alternatives.Apple recently stopped placing orders with Pegatron — one of […]

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Getting people more active is key to better health: Here are 8 areas for investment

Africa is facing an increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases. The lack of physical activity is a risk factor for most of them. Research on physical inactivity trends in Africa is limited. But evidence suggests that as countries undergo transitions such as increased urbanization, physical activity levels may decline. But in Africa, the health agenda is […]

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