The smartwatch has found its place in this world by primarily focusing on health and fitness, and Apple has led the way.
Today the long-awaited NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app has been launched in England and Wales.
Two thirds of people would consider undertaking some form of human augmentation, research by Kaspersky has revealed.
Health-tech startups will need to watch their backs as the threat of new and aggressive competition looms.
A project by the university of Glasgow that uses quantum-powered sensors for healthtech monitoring has received funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Startup uMotif has raised £5m in a Series A funding round to speed up the clinical trials process by introducing a decentralised model.
Meri Williams is the CTO of Healx, a startup using artificial intelligence (AI) to discover new treatments for rare diseases.
Facebook’s artificial intelligence (AI) division has shown it can use AI to produce MRI images four times faster than traditional MRI scanners.
Silk made by silkworms could be used to create durable medical implants, researchers have found.
Scientists have developed a cybernetic coating that could make it easier to interface hardware and human tissue.
Expo 2020 Dubai has completed the first phase of a programme to monitor worker health on construction sites using wearable technology.
Healthtech startup Practio has this week announced it has completed an equity funding round that, combined with a loan conversion and debt financing, has raised €8.2m for the company.
Healthtech startup Infermedica has raised $10.25m in Series A funding to expand the capabilities and availability of its artificial intelligence (AI) based platform to triage patients and provide preliminary diagnoses.
The switch to "remote by default" GP appointments, as proposed by health secretary Matt Hancock, could have a huge impact on "both the patient experience and in enabling GPs to facilitate more appointments".
Patients diagnosed with Covid-19 are being cared for using remote monitoring technologies that harness artificial intelligence (AI) to detect if there is a deterioration in their symptoms.
When you’re acquired by one of the biggest names in tech, you don’t typically announce a $60m Series B funding round four years later, but that’s exactly what healthtech pioneer Withings has done.
Healthtech startup Neurovalens has raised £5.1m in a funding round to bring its neurostimulation technology closer to being used in clinical settings.
Computational biology startup Nucleai has raised $6.5m in funding to advance its artificial intelligence (AI) platform, which analyses large datasets of tissue images to make predictions about how a patient will react to certain cancer treatments.
Digital Concepts Engineering (DCE) has used its experience in the military, agricultural and nuclear industries to repurpose its tech with the aim of responding to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, and the result is self-driving hospital beds designed to safeguard medical staff, and social distancing sensors for unmanned vehicles.
The NHS could save hundreds of millions of pounds thanks to a deal between NHSX, NHS Digital and Microsoft, which enables members of staff to access Microsoft 365 digital tools.
Since Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, a continual challenge has been getting personal protective equipment (PPE) into the hands of frontline medical workers who need it.
Manchester-based cybersecurity firm VST Enterprises has signed a deal with digital health company Circle Pass Enterprises (CPE) to create a digital health passport designed to "manage a safe return to work, life, and safe travel" after the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers at Brunel University London have used artificial intelligence (AI) to correctly identify coronavirus on patients' lungs.
The global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus pandemic is expected to drive the adoption of medical robots in India, according to analytics firm GlobalData.
The coronavirus pandemic is putting immense strain on healthcare, and not just to treat patients with Covid-19.
The NHS is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help predict upcoming demand for intensive care beds and ventilators during the coronavirus pandemic across England.
Facebook is providing up to 2,050 of its Portal video-calling devices to NHS hospitals and care homes in the UK to tackle the isolation felt by residents and patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line medical workers continues to be one of the biggest issues in the ongoing coronavirus crisis, prompting solutions to come from unusual places, including Whitgift School.
The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has unveiled a government-initiated plan to harness the power of big data, AI and cloud computing to manage and help contain the health crisis created by Covid-19.