Making booking appointments, ordering prescriptions and receiving health advice easier than ever, mobile health apps are used by many to personalise their healthcare.
Biotechnology company Celgene has partnered with Exscientia, an artificial intelligence startup aiming to reduce the time it takes to bring new drug treatments to market by as much as four years.
A new technique developed by engineers from the University of California could be used to detect counterfeit drugs from a video clip.
A newly unveiled 3D printed prosthetic leg socket is stepping up the style of prosthetics while adding sensor technology to provide the user with real-time insights.
Researchers have repurposed a Netflix algorithm designed to predict users’ film preferences to assist with biological image analysis.
Doctors may soon be able to carry out on-the-spot genome analysis using just a smartphone thanks to research by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and UNSW Sydney.
The advanced capabilities of modern robotics never fails to generate excitement, with videos of robots opening doors and even performing backflips flooding the internet.
A first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine candidate for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been designed by researchers, which could help reduce infant mortality.
Researchers have developed a machine learning model that can classify different types of lung cancer in less than a minute.
A new diagnostic device is designed to allow doctors to detect cancer from a drop of blood or plasma, which could lead to earlier diagnosis.
In a milestone moment, the first bulk shipment of cannabis-based medicines has been imported to the UK since its legalisation last November.
A newly developed machine learning method could reduce instances of unnecessary surgery for some patients with atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH).
An AI platform called Herman can analyse pathogens infecting our cells using the same algorithms as autonomous cars and can achieve the same level of accuracy as a trained biologist.
Graphene, the first two-dimensional material ever discovered, is being incorporated into water filtration systems to produce results far beyond what is currently possible.
Cataract patients can experience post-surgery vision before the procedure takes place, thanks to a visual simulator developed at the Visual Optics and Biophotonics Laboratory, Spain.
The Research Council of Norway has awarded €1m in research and development funding to support Age Labs, a Norway-based company developing a unique biomarker that could extend the human health span.
Implantable medical devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators are life-changing, but their need for frequent charging can be a problem.
Cancer is a leading cause of mortality worldwide.
An iris biometric system built on blockchain technology is set for clinical trials to assess its use for patient recognition in the healthcare industry.
Ingestible trackers could soon spell the end of invasive procedures such as endoscopes thanks to a ping-pong-sized smart pill that can be used to track ulcers, cancers and other gastrointestinal conditions.
Healthcare company Johnson & Johnson is in talks regarding the potential acquisition of an American medical robotics company that will bring in leading surgical robotics technology, reports Bloomberg.
Venture capital funding in the digital health market – which is focused on developing technologies that improve health and healthcare – fell just short of the $10bn mark in 2018, up 32% on the previous year.
Last week, the NHS published its long-term plan setting out how it intends to allocate an extra £2.5bn in funding.
The iReceptor Plus consortium, made up of more than 20 partners from around the globe, has received €8.4m ($9.6m) in investment from the European Union and Canadian government as it pushes for advancement in human immunological data storage, integration and sharing across the healthcare industry.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being paired with DNA sequencing to bring much-needed insight to the rapidly growing medical cannabis market.
A smartphone app called Second Chance has been developed to detect overdose-related symptoms in opioid users by using sonar to monitor breathing rates.
Today the National Health Service released the NHS Long-Term Plan, setting out how an extra £2.5bn in funding, provided to coincide with the NHS’s 70th birthday, will be allocated.
With an ageing population, more people than ever are relying on carers, be it professionals or members of their family.
A challenge by Toyota to find advanced mobility solutions for sufferers of lower limb paralysis has announced its finalists, which include two exoskeletons that give users improved motion and movement.
SOPHiA GENETICS has announced the closing of a $77m investment round, which will be used to grow the number of hospitals that the leading health technology company serves globally.