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Type 1 diabetes in babies could be prevented by restoring microbiota

New research suggests that it may be possible to prevent babies from developing Type 1 diabetes by restoring their gut microorganisms with a maternal...

Cancer treatment could be improved by new causal understanding

New insights on why identical mutations cause different types of cancer could lead to improvements in targeted treatment, researchers say. Researchers at the German Cancer...

Mona: The AI bedside assistant helping to improve ICU care

Mona is an AI device that acts as a bedside assistant in intensive care units to help reduce administration and improve patient care. As hospitals...

Investments in innovation to transform the healthcare sector

Matthias Kroymayer, from MIG Funds, explains how the company is investing in a new future for the healthcare industry. MIG Funds are leading German venture...

The power of technology in preventative care

Alyson Scurfield, TEC Services Association (TSA), explains how enhancing technology in social care could aid more effective preventative care models and empower individuals and...

UCLan appoints medic to drive innovations in digital health and education

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has announced the appointment of a well-known medic, celebrated for his work in healthcare training. Dr Johann Malawana will...

3D printed knee implants could cut surgery times and improve arthritis treatment

A new treatment has been developed using personalised, 3D printed implants to help improve the lives of thousands of arthritis sufferers. Engineers from the University...
blood thinner medication

Blood thinner medication decreases mortality in COVID-19 patients

A study has found that implementing a full dose of a standard blood thinner medication can significantly reduce deaths in moderately ill hospitalised COVID-19...
metabolic disorders

Enhancing identification of metabolic disorders in newborns

A research team has developed an innovative method for identifying metabolic disorders in newborns, a considerable advancement on traditional methods. The Baylor College of Medicine...
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PENTAX Medical ONE Pulmo: the single-use bronchoscope enhancing pulmonary care

PENTAX Medical ONE Pulmo is a single-use bronchoscope providing superior suction and HD image quality to help improve pulmonary care. The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined...

AI technology can detect prostate cancer during CT scans

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) programme to aid earlier detection of prostate cancer. Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, in collaboration with...

Genetic discovery could help prevent Type 2 diabetes

A recent study has highlighted genetic variants that greatly increase an individual’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have...

Report calls for greater use of VR technology in healthcare education

New research could influence improvements in the use of immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), in healthcare education and...

Project launched to create Type 3c diabetes blood test

A new research partnership has been launched with the aim of developing a blood test to detect Type 3c diabetes. The University of Liverpool has...

How COVID-19 has led to a revolution in remote care

Dr Zubair Ahmed, CEO of Arc Health, discusses how the company is leading the charge in digital diagnostics. In light of COVID-19 the medical world...

Thermal imaging method could improve wound care and reduce infection risk

Thermal imaging techniques can help to improve chronic wound care by detecting whether a wound needs extra management, new research has shown. A clinical study...

New partnership to test innovations in clinical and digital health

A new joint venture has been launched to test several new treatments in clinical and digital health. The University of Manchester, together with Health Innovation...

The Social Network for Healthcare: Affordable and Accessible AI for All

Global clinical collaboration enables the creation of unbiased Artificial Intelligence to benefit all patients. World-renowned Stanford AI experts, Professors Andrew Ng and Fei-Fei Li, have...
Discovery links gut microbe to formation of nerve cells in brain

Discovery links gut microbe to formation of nerve cells in brain

A new discovery has revealed that gut microbes play a key role in the formation of new nerve cells in the adult brain. The international...

Previous COVID-19 infection does not hinder IVF success, study finds

Previous COVID-19 infection does not affect the chances of IVF success despite SARS-CoV-2 receptors being present in the ovary, new research has shown. A study...

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