NHS anti-cancer drive brings scanning trucks to supermarkets
NHS England wants to catch lung cancer before it's too late with the roll-out of mobile scanning units. £70 million is going to fund ten projects to check people at highest risk.
Alex Guest Fri, 08/02/2019 - 17:53

OneTouch blood glucose monitoring study demonstrates accuracy

The OneTouch Select Plus blood glucose monitoring system is the subject of a long-term study published this week in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology (JDST), and demonstrates the accuracy of its readings.

DNAnexus raises $68 million to develop multiomics platform

DNAnexus, the bioinformatics company, has closed a $68 million financing round from a combination of existing investors, including GV, Foresite Capital, TPG Biotech, WuXi NextCODE and Claremont Creek Ventures, and debt and equity from Innovatus Capital Partners.

Aetna and Apple partner on Attain digital health tracking app

Aetna, the health insurer, has collaborated with Apple to develop a new health app for its customers. Through the use of an Apple Watch, the Attain app will provide Aetna customers with personalised goals, track their daily activity levels, recommend healthy actions, and ultimately reward them for taking these actions to improve their well-being. 

Digital diabetes management market forecast to grow fast

The digital diabetes management market is rapidly becoming a big part of the healthtech industry, reveals a market report today. It is projected to reach nearly $20 billion in sales over the next five years.
NHS app begins public rollout
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has begun the public rollout of the NHS app, which provides online access to NHS services.
Alex Guest Wed, 23/01/2019 - 15:28