Proton beam therapy: cutting risk for life-saving treatment

Proton beam therapy is bringing new hope to patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Breakthrough tech in the fight against sight loss

Profiling three pioneering technology projects that could help those suffering from severe eye conditions

Making avoidable blindness a thing of the past

Social and economic ramifications of sight loss are too big to ignore, but an array of inspiring projects is helping to tackle one of the biggest healthcare battles of our time

How teledermatology could help the NHS

For mild or moderate skin conditions, patients and doctors are increasingly turning to teledermatology

Why are orphan drugs so expensive?

Current methods to determine the right value for orphan drugs remain controversial, yet the fast-tracking of new therapies marks a big step forward for the industry

The race towards a bionic future

A future when prosthetic limbs are wired to the body’s nervous system is an exciting prospect that is moving from science fiction to reality

Pioneering prosthetics

Profiling the latest advances in bionic limbs and next-generation prosthetics

We’re living much longer, but are we healthier?

Increases in life expectancy will put unprecedented pressure on our healthcare systems. Exploring the science of ageing and our understanding of co-morbidities will be crucial in tackling this ‘longevity trap’