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GDPR: challenges for research
20 June, 2019
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3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding
Thursday, June 20, 2019 by Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with varying degrees of success in labs for many years. Many of them have used a scaffolding approach where cells are seeded...

Machine learning overtakes humans in predicting early death or heart attack
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by Machine learning is overtaking humans in predicting death or heart attack, according to findings presented today at The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC).

The challenges of wearables for healthcare
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by There is not only growing usage of wearables more generally but also a greater implementation of these within healthcare

Researchers develop new non-invasive imaging technique to assess cardiovascular risk
Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Researchers in Switzerland have developed a non-invasive technique for imaging the carotid artery, which could provide an earlier ad more reliable measurement of cardiovascular...

Simulator to show how cataract surgery can improve vision
Monday, February 11, 2019 by Scientists from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have developed a wearable visual simulator, which allows patients to experience how their vision will improve after...

NHS App begins public rollout across England following successful testing
Friday, January 25, 2019 by NHS England has announced that the NHS app, which will allow patients to book and manage their GP appointments alongside a range of other services, has begun its public rollout...

NIH’s stem cell-based AMD therapy ready for first human trial
Friday, January 18, 2019 by Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are adult cells that are reprogrammed back to an embryonic state

AI tool scans tumour shape to detect aggressive ovarian cancer
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by Researchers at The Institute of Cancer Research, London (ICR) have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) test that analyses the shape of tumour cells to identify patients...

Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 by Radiation dose, always a concern in CT, is particularly risky for children. Luckily, there is a new way to reduce the dose without adversely affecting image quality, according to a...

Tim Kelsey to say farewell to NHS technology community at EHI Live 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015 by Departing NHS England patient and information director to deliver swansong speech at UK’s largest digital health show.

Noninvasive imaging analysis promises better cancer patient care
Friday, July 04, 2014 by Lung cancer patients could receive more precise treatment, and their progress could be better tracked, using new non-invasive medical imaging analysis techniques, according to a...

MRI-guided laser procedure may offer alternative to epilepsy surgery
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 by A minimally invasive laser procedure performed under MRI guidance could provide an effective alternative to surgery for patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) that can't...

UK NHS announces e-referrals live date
Friday, April 25, 2014 by The NHS e-referral service will go live in November this year, the UK Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC ) has said.

NHS trust to deploy EPR system in developing countries
Friday, March 28, 2014 by An open source electronic patient record system developed at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the UK is to be deployed across 40 sites in developing Commonwealth countries.

Rapid detection for eye diseases
Monday, February 24, 2014 by Scanning the patient's retina in seconds, a new ophthalmic-screening instrument could assist physicians in the diagnosis of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

Reducing radiation dose for paediatric CT
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by Radiation dose, always a concern in CT, is particularly risky for children. Luckily, there is a new way to reduce the dose without adversely affecting image quality, according to a...

New MRI scan for blood cancer
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by A new type of MRI scan could present hope for myeloma sufferers, a recent study has found.

The end of the stethoscope?
Monday, February 17, 2014 by As point-of-care ultrasound devices become more accurate, the future of the stethoscope is hanging in the balance, according to a recent editorial in Global Heart.

Smartphone microscope launched
Friday, November 08, 2013 by A simple smartphone device could help physicians determine the effectiveness of treatments, according to a recent study in the journal ACS Nano. The device converts the phone into...

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