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.
This week Rwanda became the first African country to impose a full lockdown against Covid-19, leading the continent before Kenya and DRC followed suit.
Within the next few weeks, UK consumers will be able to log onto either Amazon or Boots’s website and order a home test for delivery that will tell them if they have had the coronavirus.
Health and wellbeing app Evergreen Life has mapped the prevalence of Covid-19 symptoms across the UK using app user data.
South Korea was one of the earliest countries to experience a major outbreak of COVID-19.
IBM has announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, an effort to use advanced computing in the fight against coronavirus.
Science and art are often treated as completely unrelated disciplines, but there are times when they collide.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced a new project harnessing wearables to “revolutionise the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases” such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Researchers have developed a coin-sized smart insulin patch that could one day help those with diabetes more easily manage and monitor blood sugar levels.
Tragic news continues to develop regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, with a proliferation of new cases taking the number of people infected well into the thousands.
Around 47,200 people in the UK get diagnosed with lung cancer every year, making it one of the most common types of cancer.
The outbreak of novel coronavirus in China is growing in severity with over 500 confirmed cases across six countries.
Over the past few years, the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare and medicine has generated much excitement in both the public and private sector.
With significant potential in diagnostics, drug development and patient care, artificial intelligence (AI) has huge potential in healthcare, and is an area that the UK National Health Service (NHS) has made significant progress in over the past few years.
A partnership between King’s Collect London (KCL), chipmaker NVIDIA and artificial intelligence (AI) developer Owkin will see the launch of a vast AI network across hospital sites in the UK.
A home prostate cancer test that is considerably more comfortable and less stressful than current methods has been found to be more effective than a standard diagnostic test.
Artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms are being developed by researchers to assist with the monitoring and prognosis of patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
The future treatment of heart attacks could see doctors deploying gene therapy treatments that deactivate key genes, thanks to research underway at the University of Sheffield.