UK strength in genomics offset by weakness across life sciences
Statistics published today in the UK by the Department of Health, the Office of Life Sciences and the Department for Business, reveal a mixed picture with an overall modest increase in life sciences economic activity in the ten years from 2009 to 2018.
Alex Guest Wed, 01/05/2019 - 11:29
Quick and pain-free diagnosis of liver disease with MRI by Perspectum Diagnostics
Researchers at the University of Oxford, the University of Westminster and Perspectum Diagnostics have shown that effective assessment of the health of the liver can be done non-invasively using MRI-based imaging.
Alex Guest Thu, 11/04/2019 - 13:53
Sweati reveals triple biomarker monitoring wearable for advanced human performance
A collaboration between Sweati and Imperial College London has demonstrated a device that is capable of continuous monitoring of glucose, lactate and hydration.
Alex Guest Mon, 08/04/2019 - 13:16

NHSX to begin working in cancer and mental health

The UK's Department of Health and Social Care has today announced the launch of a pilot programme for the new NHSX, working with clinicians and policymakers in cancer and mental health. If successful, the approach will be rolled out across the NHS.

Tech is not enough: NHS staff shortages could derail Long Term Plan

A joint report published today by the King's Fund, the Nuffield Trust, and the Health Foundation, Closing the gap, highlights the growing shortage of staffing in the NHS, and associated difficulties in achieving the goals of the NHS Long Term Plan.
Liva Healthcare raises €8 million to grow business
Liva Healthcare has closed an €8 million investment round from three new investors: MIG, Santo Venture Capital and Digital Health Ventures. The investment will enable Liva Healthcare to scale up with existing clients, expand further geographically and continue its technological innovation. 
Alex Guest Mon, 18/03/2019 - 11:42