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COVID-19 ultrasound research receives funding boost

US-based non-profit the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has partnered with Fujifilm Sonosite, a point-of-care ultrasound provider, to drive research into COVID-19. Fujifilm Sonosite will contribute...
Discover the unique COVID-19 remote monitoring device

Discover the unique COVID-19 remote monitoring device

A group of scientists have developed a unique, remote monitoring device for COVID-19 that attaches to the throat to help fight the pandemic. To detect...
EIT hackathon to find solutions in women’s health and digital therapeutics

EIT Health hackathon: solutions for women’s health and digital therapeutics

The annual EIT Health hackathon will be taking place virtually this year – aiming to find solutions for women’s health and digital therapeutics. The EIT...
Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

Horizon Europe to boost health innovation for vulnerable populations

A budget €100bn is being proposed for Horizon Europe, with funds allocated for health support for vulnerable populations, such as the elderly, very young,...
Tendo AB: “This is the first exoskeleton that makes sense”

Tendo AB: “This is the first exoskeleton that makes sense”

Tendo AB has adapted space technology to create its exoskeleton that meets the urgent needs of paralysed patients with reduced hand function. Today, Tendo AB...
Study shows 99.9% of coronaviruses killed by far-UVC light

Study shows 99.9% of coronaviruses killed by far-UVC light

A new study has shown that 99.9% of coronaviruses can be killed when exposed to far-UVC light. The study, carried out by researchers at Columbia...
Using Artificial Intelligence to determine COVID-19 severity

Using Artificial Intelligence to determine COVID-19 severity

New technologies are informing the response to COVID-19 across the world, and a new mobile phone app is now using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to...
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...
Could arketamine provide breakthrough therapy for depression?

Could arketamine be a breakthrough therapy for depression?

Clinical trials are being carried out to test the efficacy of arketamine as therapy for depression, with the aim of offering an alternative to...
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...
Coronavirus Global Response campaign aims for affordable vaccine for all

Coronavirus Global Response campaign aims for affordable vaccine for all

The European Commission’s Coronavirus Global Response campaign has teamed up with Global Citizen to launch the next phase of the campaign that aims to...
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...

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