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UK could transform cancer treatment with £20m boost for AI research

UK could transform cancer treatment with £20m boost for AI research

Top Artificial Intelligence innovators in the UK could help to transform the healthcare industry thanks to a £20m boost. The Turing AI Acceleration Fellowships is...
Why we need Artificial Intelligence in healthcare now

Why we need Artificial Intelligence in healthcare now

In this article, Amy Molten, Paediatrician and the Director of Medicine for Buoy Health, an Artificial Intelligence-powered healthcare navigation platform, discusses the vital role...
Advancing understanding of TB and respiratory infections with lung-on-chip

Advancing understanding of TB and respiratory infections with lung-on-chip

An innovative ‘lung-on-chip’ is providing new insights into the body’s response to early tuberculosis infection and could provide a model for future research into...
Extending the reach of MRI with new portable brain imaging scanner

Extending the reach of MRI with new portable brain imaging scanner

A new low-cost, compact, portable, and low-power brain imaging scanner has been developed. The new device, which has been developed by a team at Massachusetts...
Harnessing the power of sound waves for advances in drug delivery

Harnessing the power of sound waves for advances in drug delivery

Pioneering new research is harnessing the power of sound waves to deliver drugs – demonstrating how high-frequency sound could revolutionise the field of ultrasound-driven...
AI in healthcare: navigating uncharted territory

AI in healthcare: navigating uncharted territory

David Le Penske, Director of Healthcare and Life Sciences, Digital Innovation, at Insight Enterprises, discusses the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare. AI is...
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/16-million-to-introduce-digital-prescribing-in-hospitals

Hospitals in England to receive funding for digital prescribing

The UK Government is providing £16m in funding to hospitals across England to introduce digital prescribing. Patients and staff across 16 hospitals in England are...
Megalabs to transform diagnostics facilities in the UK

Megalabs to transform diagnostics facilities in the UK

Yesterday the UK Government announced the opening of two new megalabs which will add 300,000 to the UK’s daily testing capacity. As part of the...
Are COVID-19 antigen tests already becoming obsolete?

Are COVID-19 antigen tests already becoming obsolete?

In this article, Marc Davis of Capital Markets Media discusses the efficacy of COVID-19 antigen tests. It was supposed to be a big breakthrough in...
routine testing

Routine testing patients for COVID-19 before major surgery could save lives

A new study, led by researchers at the University of Birmingham, revealed that routine testing patients for COVID-19 before major surgery could reduce the risk of respiratory complications and save lives.
NHS should help people self-care with online health information gateway

NHS should help people self-care with online health information gateway

Experts are calling for the NHS to help people self-care by offering a clear online gateway to quality-assured information about minor health conditions. The call...
isotretinoin

MHRA to review acne treatment isotretinoin and suspected links with psychiatric and sexual side...

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has  issued a call for information on isotretinoin, a treatment for severe acne, which has been...
Artificial Intelligence in healthcare and clinical practice in the COVID era

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare and clinical practice in the COVID era

Caroline B Hing and Yasmin Antoniou of AI for Good explore the future of AI in healthcare and clinical practice. Automation during the industrial revolution...
Next-generation immunotherapy against cancer enters clinical trials

Next-generation immunotherapy against cancer enters clinical trials

Scientists have developed a new experimental drug that aims to use the body’s immune system in a response against cancer, which is now entering...
New implantable medical sensor can biodegrade into the body

New implantable medical sensor can biodegrade into the body

A new, implantable sensor, made from materials that can safely biodegrade into the body, has been developed to monitor patients’ conditions. A team of international...
The Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission study

The Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission study

In this article, Dr Caroline Walters, Research Associate at the Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, discusses the Real-time Assessment...
New Commission to explore role of technology in reformed social care

New Commission to explore role of technology in reformed social care

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the TEC Services Association (TSA) are joining forces to launch a Commission that will...
women clinical trials

Sex differences and women’s representation in clinical trials

Professors Irving Zucker and Brian J Prendergast tell us about the impacts on women of sex biases in clinical drug trials. In 1993, the US...

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