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A revolutionary assistive technology being developed by GP Dr Nick Gompertz with a team of researchers at the University of Bath hopes to offer people with conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease (MND) new ways of communicating via a computer. Earswitch Ltd. has developed a prototype that allows people to communicate by tensing a tiny …

Swinburne University of Technology has launched a new 2025 Strategic Plan that sets a bold path for the university to build on its legacy as a leader in technology, innovation and industry engagement. Following extensive engagement with the university community and ideas contributed by staff and students, Swinburne Horizon 2025 sets out how Swinburne will …

Police in Halifax issued 17 tickets to people breaking public health rules after responding to three different noise complaints overnight. According to a release, Halifax Regional Police ticketed people for violating the Health Protection Act at three locations between late Saturday and early Sunday. At 11:12 p.m. Saturday, Halifax police issued summary offence tickets to six men …

Local health officials say they’re pleased with the continuing low numbers of COVID-19 inpatients in their hospitals, but they fear that could all change if more people don’t get vaccinated. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings. …

Annie Zimmerman, Emily Garman, Mauricio Avendano-Pabon, Ricardo Araya, Sara Evans-Lacko, David McDaid, A-La Park, Philipp Hessel, Yadira Diaz, Alicia Matijasevich, Carola Ziebold, Annette Bauer, Cristiane Silvestre Paula, Crick Lund Correspondence to Dr Annie Zimmerman; annie.zimmerman@kcl.ac.uk Abstract Introduction Although cash transfer programmes are not explicitly designed to improve mental health, by reducing poverty and improving the …

Outdoor activities are safe without masks — regardless of whether a person is vaccinated — as long as people are either alone or with immediate family members, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. And fully vaccinated people can gather safely outdoors without masks in small groups. The new guidance is part of …

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared vaccinated Americans to travel again, but some immunized travelers remain on the fence about making summer plans.   Is it finally safe to fly? What about visiting unvaccinated relatives or traveling with young children?   CNBC Global Traveler asked medical professionals — all of whom are …

One victim has been taken to the hospital with critical injuries, Omaha police public information officer Joseph Nickerson said in a statement. A second victim suffered a serious but non-life threatening injury to her leg, Lt. Neal Bonacci said during a press briefing The shooting happened around noon, Bonacci said. Security footage showed two suspects …

The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Saturday issued a warning about Peloton Tread Plus treadmills, saying the machines pose “serious risks to children for abrasions, fractures, and death.” In a March blog post by CEO John Foley, the company said it was aware that a child had died in an accident on the treadmill. The …

Multiple people were shot at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis late Thursday, and the suspected shooter killed himself, a police official said. Indianapolis police spokeswoman Officer Genae Cook said multiple people had injuries consistent with gunshot wounds, but she did not say whether anyone else died. Preliminary information is that the shooter killed himself, she …