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  • 24 July 2014
    Scars are considered by some people to be ugly, can lead to disfigurement, and sometimes cause psychological or even social problems for patients. This is especially true for keloid scars, a benign overgrowth of skin tissue after injuries or surgeries. Current...
  • 24 July 2014
    Scientists based at Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a new diagnostic nanochip that is capable of quickly and effectively differentiating between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is one of the fastest growing, multifaceted, debilitating...
  • 23 July 2014
    Digital Birmingham has launched the Birmingham Connectivity Voucher Scheme, an initiative designed to support small businesses with some of the costs incurred by connecting to a new high speed broadband connection. To support this scheme, Digital...
  • 21 July 2014
    The Welsh Government has launched a life sciences hub in the centre of Cardiff aimed at nurturing the growing sector in the country. The hub will complement the £100 million Welsh Life Sciences Investment Fund, which was launched in March last year, funded...
  • 21 July 2014
    Grow-your-own pacemakers are a step closer to reality, after pioneering experiments in pigs. Scientists turned heart cells into pacemaker cells by injecting a gene. The "biological pacemaker" was able to "effectively cure a disease", said...
  • 21 July 2014
    Google announced a partnership with the European drug maker Novartis to develop a smart contact lens with the potential to monitor the wearer’s blood sugar levels. The agreement is among recent moves into the health care sector by technology giants including...
  • 21 July 2014
    Ministers are drawing up plans to allow doctors and nurses to own and run the hospitals they work in as part of a radical blueprint to change the way the NHS is run. Under proposals to be floated, staff could be able to take over hospitals and other NHS...
  • 17 July 2014
    Binding Site, a Birmingham, UK, based In-Vitro clinical diagnostic company, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as an important diagnostic partner in the Black Swan ‘cure myeloma’ Research Initiative, sponsored by the International Myeloma...
  • 14 July 2014
    Tuesday 30 September – Friday 3 October 2014 Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Cheshire The Manufacturing Institute’s anniversary conference, featuring Shingo Prize winning companies from 16 sites worldwide including the first two overall prize winners in...
  • 14 July 2014
    With immediate effect, we are excited to announce that ZinC Health Innovation has changed its name to UMIO HEALTH. The name UMIO was chosen to provide a unique and far more memorable brand name and identity to support continued growth. Although the letters in UMIO...
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