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MT: How safe is your health data?

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Social distancing and lockdown measures have dramatically shifted the ways that people access healthcare information, with patients turning to devices, apps and the internet for help. But while practising health professionals are bound by confidentiality rules, the same cannot be said for digital health platforms or search engines. To find out more, we investigate how much of our personal health data stays private outside of the traditional clinical setting. Elsewhere, in device news, we learn how a robotic jaw could open opportunities for drug release chewing gum.