In a similar way to animal-assisted therapy, the furry robot responds to each touch as if it were alive, can move its head and limbs and can even imitate the sounds of an infant Harp seal.
Barbara Smolińska was chosen alongside acclaimed authors, Nobel Prize winners and a female Prime Minister for the lifelike dolls. Stunning in their detail, the ‘reborn sugar babies’ have won a raft of admirers, not least among women dealing with loss or trauma.
A new Medical Fund to be launched by the Polish government is composed of four pillars, the prime minister explained on Wednesday, with sub-funds for modernisation of healthcare facilities, development of preventive medicine, strategic infrastructure and a therapeutic and innovation sub-fund.
The first of its kind in Poland, the ‘Garden of Senses’ will combine smell, touch and sounds to help stimulate the children and give them a better understanding of the world around them.
Adam Mikołajczyk, who has dedicated his entire professional life to the cause said: “The idea behind my studio isn’t only to take pictures of guys but to make them feel better both physically and psychologically.”
Poland will spend over PLN 700 million (EUR 154.8 million) in 2021-2023 to cure rare diseases as a part of the Rare Disease Plan, the health minister has announced on Monday.
Intended to be built in a village in the Bieszczady Mountains in south-eastern Poland, Agnieszka Skwirut’s designs show a building perched on the side of a mountain, far from any major city and surrounded by the mountain’s wild natural beauty.
In an exclusive, TFN profiles the clinic that could transform the way antibiotic-resistant infections are treated.
Founded by 25-year-old Jakub Kreft, Unicorn VR has been hailed for helping kids develop their social and communication skills.
The Sano Centre for Computational Personalised Medicine, an international research foundation, will be launched in Kraków, southern Poland, thanks to funds from the European Commission.