New Apple Watch adds heart tracking: here's why we should welcome ECG for everyone

An ECG (electrocardiogram) is a simple test that can be used to check a heart’s rhythm and electrical activity, designed to detect any underlying issues. The Apple Watch 4 will be the first mainstream wearable gadget, available on the commercial market, to integrate this kind of medical diagnostic technology. My…

Published by The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen

Designing new teaching and learning approaches for pharmacology and drug discovery - part 1

3D printing to develop molecular understanding, drug design experience and public engagement skills

As the programme coordinator for the clinical pharmacology and drug discovery programmes, I am always looking for ways to enhance the teaching and learning experience we offer as part of our postgraduate programmes. Not only does this…

Published by The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen

Roll Up, Roll Up - it's Snappy Science!

Prof Shaun Treweek from the University of Aberdeen’s Health Services Research Unit and Dr Violet Warwick from the University of Dundee’s Breast Imaging Research Group will be turning to steampunk to give an exposition extraordinaire on three important decisions that are made in clinical trials as part of TechFest’s ‘Snappy…

Published by The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, University of Aberdeen

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