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Finger-pricking good! Hi-tech health awards

A FINGER prick blood test monitor that helps chemotherapy patients manage their treatment, software that turns physiotherapy into video games, and a collection of clothes that heighten or mute senses to help people affected by autism are amongst the winners of the AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards 2017.

Digital glasses and new style chair scoop awards

DIGITAL glasses that help people who have lost the use of their arms to use computers, and a new style wheelchair that goes up and down steps, have been crowned the winners of a “Dragons’ Den” style design competition.

Can you help make the music sound better?

DO YOU use a hearing aid, enjoy music – and want to help improve the sound quality? Well, here’s your chance. Dr Alinka Greasley, at...

‘Hello, Your Royal Highness . . .’ Jamie says via his computer

THE Duke of Kent found out how technology is continuing to help disabled people in all kinds of ways – including experiencing first-hand what it’s like to drive a virtual car using eye-tracking technology . . . and having a good old friendly chat!

Wheelchair marathon star Sarah sets new world hand cycling record record

LONDON Wheelchair Marathon champion Sarah Piercy has just become the fastest woman hand cyclist on earth!

Paralympic wheelchairs help Vincent and DaVinci Mobility to strike gold

WHILE millions of eyes are on the amazing Paralympians in Rio, one man in Liverpool is absolutely focused on the wheelchairs they are using!

Sarah warms up for world’s fastest hand cycling attempt

IT MIGHT look like something’s just landed from Outer Space – but this aerodynamic shell could make former London Wheelchair Marathon champion Sarah Piercy...

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