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Novel CRISPR tool allows unprecedented control of epigenetic inheritance

Novel CRISPR tool allows unprecedented control of epigenetic inheritance

Scientists have developed a novel CRISPR technology tool that allows for superior control of epigenetic inheritance for up to 450 generations, paving the way...
antimicrobial printing

Antimicrobial printing: protection through print

Bodee antimicrobial printing closes gaps in touchpoint safety by strengthening the layers of protection for indoor spaces. No single measure is sufficient to create a...
prostate cancer treatment

Improved accuracy in prostate cancer treatment

Swedish company Micropos Medical has developed a novel system to make prostate cancer treatment faster, safer and more targeted. Micropos Medical is a Swedish company...
UVC disinfection of CT scanners

UVC disinfection of CT scanners with Johns Hopkins University

Dr Jeffrey Siewerdsen, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, tells HEQ about UVC disinfection. Dr Jeffrey Siewerdsen, interview by Rosemary Lobley A research team...
post-transplant infection

New treatment strategy to fight post-transplant infection

Scientists have discovered a potential treatment to protect immunocompromised patients from cytomegalovirus, a serious post-transplant infection.
New therapeutic target for Huntington’s disease treatment

New therapeutic target for Huntington’s disease treatment

Researchers at the University of Barcelona have identified a type of ribonucleic acid (RNA) as a potential therapeutic target for Huntington’s disease treatment.
Ingenious safety device watches over patients on haemodialysis

Ingenious safety device watches over patients on haemodialysis

Redsense Medical’s site monitoring innovation delivers improved safety and quality of life for patients in clinics and at home. Redsense Medical is a medical device...
Scale up of healthcare innovations for low- and middle-income countries

Scale up of healthcare innovations for low- and middle-income countries

A strategic Collaborative Agreement to support the scaling up of healthcare innovations in low- and middle-income countries has been signed between the World Health...

Oval Medical Technologies – Meeting the challenge of delivering high volume biologic therapies

The development of new biologic drugs and enabling a flexible autoinjector platform for the delivery of high viscosity or high-volume biologic formulations.
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...

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