Archive for the ‘Healthcare News’ Category

Biotechnology Disruptors Report – 2019

Chicago, IL: PreScouter, a Chicago-based research intelligence company, has released a detailed report on the recent advances in biotechnology and how these advances are helping promote better treatments of disease and slow down the aging process. With the biotechnology sector expected to reach nearly 727 billion USD by 2025 and with the enormous number of […]

NICE publishes final recommendation for Almirall’s ILUMETRI®▼ (Tildrakizumab), as a cost-effective option for adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Dermatologists in the UK now have an additional biologic treatment option and suitable patients can be considered for treatment with ILUMETRI® (Tildrakizumab) Tildrakizumab is a high-affinity humanized monoclonal antibody that inhibits the p19 subunit of IL-231, that has demonstrated lasting efficacy and safety through 3 years according to the positive results of a pooled analysis2 of two […]

Bowel cancer outcomes in Wales amongst the poorest in Europe

An alarmingly low number of eligible people in Wales take part in bowel screening programmes, and the majority of the country’s health boards breach waiting times for tests that can diagnose bowel cancer. This evidence was gathered during a recent one-day inquiry into endoscopy services in Wales, held by the National Assembly’s Health, Social Care […]

Technologies to Watch in 2019 By Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx

Bendable Displays have finally become a consumer product. It’s been no easy feat – making multiple layers of sensitive materials work reliably while the whole device is being flexed. The ‘supplier push’ for such displays is due to the increasing need to differentiate a relatively saturated smart phone and tablet market and enable higher pricing by […]

THOUSANDS MORE CARE WORKERS NEEDED IN WALES BY 2030

Wales will need thousands more people to work in caring roles with adults and children by 2030 if it is to keep pace with the growing demand for care services and provide support for communities across the country. To help attract more people to work in care, a national campaign called WeCare has been launched […]

Digital therapeutics company Kaia Health raises $10m to transform treatment of chronic pain conditions

Digital therapeutics pioneer Kaia Health, creator of the world’s leading back pain app, today announces it has raised $10 million in a Series A round led by Balderton Capital to tackle some of the world’s most urgent health challenges, including a range of chronic conditions. The investment will be used to support Kaia Health’s US rollout, […]

Healthcare Sensors: Piezoelectrics the New Gymnasts, Finds New Global IDTechEx Research Market Report

Healthcare Sensors: Piezoelectrics the New Gymnasts, Finds New Global IDTechEx Research Market Report Healthcare electronics is rapidly deploying for wellness, electroceuticals, intrusive medical procedures and more, powered by new technologies. Much of it is trending to diagnostics and treatment on the move and removing the need for the patient to perform procedures on time. Instruments become wearables […]

I was exhausted, in constant pain and waiting for neck surgery – until I tried ‘Intervertebral Disc Decompression’

Facing a major operation on her neck and frightened of the potential consequences, Gail Redpath was desperate to find an alternative to relieve her debilitating pain. The 46-year-old payroll officer was suffering pins and needles and numbness in her arms which was making her working life unbearable. “I was having to stop what I was […]

Min Doktor and Kaia Health unveil innovative digital healthcare partnership to reduce back pain

Sweden’s leading digital healthcare provider, Min Doktor, which provides doctor-patient communications through voice, video, and text, and allows doctors to issue prescriptions, is pioneering an innovative digital approach to back pain treatment with Kaia Health, a leading digital therapeutics company whose AI app has been shown to reduce back pain by 40%*. According to the World Health Organisation […]

Smart Cells supporting World Cord Blood Day 2018

15th November marks World Cord Blood Day 2018. Smart Cells have chosen to support the day with a social media campaign highlighting stats and facts on cord blood and sharing personal stories of cord blood collection. Over the past year, UK based private cord blood collection and storage company, Smart Cells, have showed their support for […]