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Multimillion pound health and innovation institute opening in Manchester

Multimillion pound health and innovation institute opening in Manchester

A new, multimillion pound institute for health technology and research innovation is set to open in Manchester, UK. Led by a consortium at the University...
XPhyto therapeutics celebrates a PCR testing breakthrough

XPhyto Therapeutics celebrates a PCR testing breakthrough

XPhyto Therapeutics has announced its ability to significantly speed up testing for COVID-19 using widely available PCR equipment. As vaccines begin to roll out in...
histopathology

Transforming histopathology with digital screening

The Digital Histopathology Screening platform can detect multiple biomarkers in a single tissue section, leading to personalised cancer treatment and improved patient outcomes
Digital predictive technology

Digital predictive technology and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Health Europa’s Rosemary Lobley spoke to NEPeSMO about its COPDPredict solution that uses digital predictive technology to anticipate exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Digital...
Smart phone camera adapted to detect presence of SARS-CoV-2

Smart phone camera adapted to detect presence of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have developed an innovative way of detecting the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in a nasal swab using a device attached to an ordinary smartphone. Senior...
Over half a million Brits participating in COVID-19 research

Over half a million Brits participating in COVID-19 research

Over half a million British people have taken part in pioneering health research into COVID-19 over the last eight months. The UK has been conducting...
Major breakthrough in genome sequencing can quicken cancer diagnosis

Major breakthrough in genome sequencing can quicken cancer diagnosis

A major breakthrough in genome sequencing could lead to the quicker diagnosis of cancer and rare diseases. Understanding human DNA sequences can inform scientists about...
Disinfecting CT scanners with ultraviolet light

Disinfecting CT scanners with Ultraviolet Light

A team of scientists are looking at utilising ultraviolet light (UV light) in order to disinfect the inner bore of CT scanning machines. Due to...
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...
ppe demand

Major interventions needed to meet global PPE demand

The healthcare supply industry must increase production by at least 40% to meet growing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE), a new review has...
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...
subarachnoid haemorrhage

Subarachnoid haemorrhage fatality rate higher than previously thought

A Finnish study has found that subarachnoid haemorrhage, an apparently rare form of stroke, is a more common cause of death than previously thought. Subarachnoid...
Tracking the role of macrophages in cancer spread with new technology

Tracking the role of macrophages in cancer spread with new technology

Macrophages are essential for the human body to fight off infections and bring other immune cells to the area of infection, however, they also...
Health innovation for healthy ageing in Greater Manchester

Health innovation for healthy ageing in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester, along with Cheshire and Warrington, has been successful in its bid to promote the city region as a High Potential Opportunity (HPO)...
Medical technology: is the future self-driving laboratories?

Medical technology: is the future self-driving laboratories?

IDTechEx has identified three core technology pillars that are required for the advent of self-driving laboratories, including laboratory informatics, materials informatics, and robotics. Self-driving laboratories,...
fluoroscopic images

Surgeons develop new eyeglass device to display fluoroscopic images

Researchers from Murayama Medical Center, Tokyo, have developed a device that can be attached to everyday eyeglasses to display fluoroscopic images used for surgical...
New technology to help hospital recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

New technology to help hospital recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

New technological solutions are to be implemented at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KCHT) to help with its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare...
European Commission extends support for health innovation platform

European Commission extends support for health innovation platform

The European Commission has extended support for the Venture Centre of Excellence programme with the announcement of a €150m financial contribution. EIT Health and the...
Could COVID-19 provide a new target for non-opioid pain relief?

Could COVID-19 provide a new target for non-opioid pain relief?

COVID-19 could provide a new target for non-opioid pain relief according to new research, which has found that the virus can relieve pain. The findings...
Emergency medical supplies market to reach €45.04bn by 2026

Emergency medical supplies market to reach €45.04bn by 2026

The emergency medical supplies market was valued at more than $30.0bn (€25.60bn) in 2019 and is forecast to observe a CAGR of over -17.8%...

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