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Breakthrough ultraviolet light development could help kill COVID-19 virus

Breakthrough ultraviolet light development could help kill COVID-19 virus

Ultraviolet (UV) light is a commonly used method for killing bacteria, but could it help with disinfecting areas contaminated with COVID-19? A breakthrough discovery...
Tumour-tropic liposome technology could pave way for cancer treatments

Tumour-tropic liposome technology could pave way for cancer treatments

A collaboration between Toshiba and Shinshu University has resulted in the development of a ‘tumour-tropic liposome technology’ for gene therapy that could pave the...
Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming for uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as incorporating ‘computer vision’, can improve the safety of robotic prosthetics for users. Walking on different...
New technology can detect virus antibodies in just 20 minutes

New technology can detect virus antibodies in just 20 minutes

New technology has allowed researchers to detect anti-avian influenza virus antibodies in blood serum in 20 minutes. Using a portable analyser, the researchers have developed...
Infection control market expected to reach €26.63bn by 2025

Infection control market expected to reach €26.63bn by 2025

Analysis has shown that the infection control market is expected of reach in excess of USD €26.63bn by 2025. The infection control market expected to...
Young people in Europe are reporting mental health concerns

Young people in Europe are reporting mental health concerns

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and a new report from the World Health Organization has shown that young people in Europe are...
UV infection control market to reach €477.49m globally by 2027

UV infection control market to reach €477.49m globally by 2027

A new report has shown that the UV infection control market is set to grow to USD $524.8m (€477.49m) globally by 2027 at 6.5%...
Explosion in telehealth market due to COVID-19

Explosion in telehealth market due to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the telehealth market is set to see a massive explosion in growth as healthcare systems undergo rapid change. Healthcare systems...
European Commission adds €122m for COVID-19 research and innovation

European Commission adds €122m for COVID-19 research and innovation

The European Commission has mobilised another €122m from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into COVID-19. The new call for expressions...
Digital therapy is an enabler, not a barrier, to mental health support

Digital therapy is an enabler, not a barrier, to mental health support

In this article Andy Blackwell, Chief Scientific Officer at Ieso Digital Health, discusses how digital therapy can be an enabler to mental health support. Digital...
The digital health collaboration protecting health staff from COVID-19

The digital health collaboration protecting health staff from COVID-19

Europe is making a collaborative effort in the fight against COVID-19 and now, a new digital health collaboration with EIT Health, an Irish startup,...
Telestroke: modifying stroke care in the age of COVID-19

Telestroke: modifying stroke care in the age of COVID-19

As COVID-19 limits how patients are cared for, healthcare workers will need to modify their approach to stroke care, such as introducing ‘telestroke’ –...

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