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How blockchain could make an impact in healthcare

Blockchain, like other young and disruptive technologies, offers wide opportunities to impact healthcare, an industry that is primed for disruption. Despite being the largest sector of the U.S. economy, healthcare is plagued by slow systems, wasteful financing, and resource utilization and operational inefficiencies. To address these issues, innovative solutions like blockchain can alter the arithmetic… Read More »

Dancing With The Stars' Julian Benson on how not even CF could stop him from dancing

Julian wears: Jacket, Claire Garvey, price on request, clairegarvey,com; T-shirt, River Island, €25; trousers, Julian’s own. Photo: Barry McCall Dancing With The Stars’ Julian Benson on how not even CF could stop him from dancing Independent.ie Julian Benson has always been a fighter. We’re sitting in a quiet corner of Dublin’s InterContinental hotel and he’s… Read More »

The breakthroughs that could save our lives

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science – from reversing blindness and paralysis to progress in cancer and infertility. First gene-edited babies, probably. A scientist in China caused the biggest stir in science for years when he claimed to have made the world’s first gene-edited babies. The twin girls are apparently… Read More »