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Robotic surgery reduces readmission rates by 52%

Robotic surgery reduces hospital readmission rates by 52%

New research into robotic surgery highlights the benefits of this technology for patients’ recovery time. Is robotic surgery the future of healthcare? A new study...
Medical imaging

Nanotech medical imaging – the future of disease detection?

A team of Australian researchers has pioneered an innovative medical imaging device with nanotechnology that can fit into the lens of a smartphone camera,...
vibration therapy

The history of vibration therapy

Dave Crucefix explores the history of whole-body vibration therapy, culminating in advanced Low-intensity Vibration (LiV) and the Marodyne LiV device. From the ancient Greeks to...
robot therapy

Robot therapy may be the future of chronic stroke rehabilitation

A new trial performed in Japan has analysed the potential of employing robot therapy to help chronic stroke patients recover from the condition, finding...
neurotechprize

EIT Health crown inaugural winners of neurotechprize for Alzheimer’s tech

EIT Health and Biogen have revealed the first winners of the neurotechprize, a new initiative that awards funding to startup companies developing cutting-edge technologies...
Revolutionary new technology for detecting skin cancer

Revolutionary new technology for detecting skin cancer

Say goodbye to biopsies and hello to millimetre-wave imaging: new low-cost technology can detect skin cancer. Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology are now developing...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21, which insightfully explores women’s health, antimicrobial resistance, health policy, infection control, COVID-19, cutting-edge health technology, medical cannabis,...
Automated nutritional advice app helps people follow a healthier diet

Automated nutritional advice app helps people follow a healthier diet

Research from the University of Reading finds that personal nutritional advice from an app could promote healthier choices. The university’s biomedical engineering and human nutrition...
Using machine learning to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Using machine learning to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Experts from the University of Nottingham have developed software that can identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria transmitted between humans, animals and the environment. The groundbreaking software combines...
Can a smartwatch track COVID-19 symptoms?

Can a smartwatch track COVID-19 symptoms?

A new study reveals that a smartwatch can track the progression of COVID-19 symptoms and can even indicate how sick you become. The research team...
digital solutions

Digital solutions to enhance the delivery of care

From chatbots combatting vaccine hesitancy to crowd-sourced data informing immunisation services, Health Europa spoke to Moz Siddiqui, head of Strategic Innovation and Partnerships at...
Could you be eligible for a new smartwatch for Parkinson’s disease?

Could you be eligible for a new smartwatch for Parkinson’s disease?

A new smartwatch for Parkinson’s disease will allow doctors to remotely assess their patient's condition in a revolutionary development from the NHS. In a new...
blood infections

CAST-R automated technology identifies optimal antibiotics for blood infections

Scientists in China have developed an automated system that expertly pinpoints the best antibiotics for treating blood infections, a potentially life-saving innovation that will...
Conduct Disorder in Children

Conduct disorder in children to be predicted by machine learning

A research study, that recently appeared in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, published by the journal Elsevier, demonstrated that conduct disorder in children...
virtual reality therapy

Virtual reality therapy breakthrough may solve the mental health crisis

A University of Oxford research team has pioneered groundbreaking virtual reality therapy to help patients with psychological disorders. In the most extensive clinical trial to...
Burnout

Artificial Intelligence technology to aid in detecting burnout

A research team from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has developed Artificial Intelligence technology that is capable of detecting burnout by analysing text...
AFib

Scientists develop a novel smartwatch app to detect AFib

A research team from the American College of Cardiology has developed a smartwatch app to detect AFib, with high levels of accuracy. Atrial fibrillation (AFib)...
World-first genetic test to prevent babies from going deaf

World-first genetic test to prevent babies from going deaf

A new bedside genetic test developed by the NHS could save the hearing of many critically ill babies each year. The innovative genetic test could...
Drones within healthcare: the sky is the limit for medical supplies

Drones within healthcare: the sky is the limit for medical supplies

Paul Kostek, IEEE senior member and systems engineer with Air Direct Solutions explores the revolutionary role of drones in improving the delivery of essential...
Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer patient care to be improved with novel algorithm

Experts from the University of Portsmouth have utilised Artificial Intelligence and data analytics to improve bowel cancer patient care by predicting their stay in...

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