A large study focusing on newborn babies with clinically diagnosed sepsis has revealed the impact of antibiotic resistance on neonatal sepsis, a major cause of death in newborns.
Poor air quality in the UK is an increasing health concern and is adding to the burden on the NHS. Approximately 30% of preventable deaths in England are due to non-communicable diseases specifically connected to air pollution. Unless air quality is improved, the health and social care costs of air pollution in England could reach £18.6 billion by 2035.
ABHI, a leading UK industry association for health technology, has launched ABHI Scotland to help Scotland’s HealthTech community attract new investment and to bring the work of healthcare innovators to more patients at home and abroad.
A British AI start-up that is pioneering software for detecting lung cancer from x-rays has won an award considered the 'Nobel Prize of health technology'.
A new ten-year plan to tackle dementia will be published later this year, Sajid Javid has confirmed. Speaking at the Alzheimer’s Society Conference 2022, the Health and Social Care Secretary confirmed the ten-year plan will focus on how new medicines and emerging science and technology can be harnessed to improve outcomes for dementia patients across the country.
A new multi-million pound research programme to develop treatments for lung infections such as COVID-19 and future pandemics has been announced at the University of Edinburgh with support from a significant donation by Baillie Gifford.
An innovative treatment for non-healing chronic wounds could lead to significant improvements in healing time and pain reduction, according to new advice from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
On 19th May, Made in Britain will host a panel discussion at the Healthcare Show, highlighting some of the latest innovations in UK healthcare manufacturing and analysing the sector’s opportunities and challenges in reaching international markets.
Medway NHS Foundation Trust has adopted the ZedScan diagnostic medical device to further improve the diagnosis of cervical cancer and pre-cancer in women referred to its colposcopy clinics at Medway Maritime Hospital, Kent.
Researchers in Israel have shown that a new machine-learning tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) by up to 4 years, potentially preventing irreversible joint damage and deteriorating function for sufferers.
Patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) were six times more likely to have had gallstone disease within the year prior to diagnosis than non-cancer patients, suggesting gallstones could be a warning sign for this aggressive and deadly cancer, according to research to be presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2022.
Levels of bad cholesterol rise during menopause, and 10% of this increase is due to shifts in sex hormones, according to the findings of research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the ESC.
A group of midwives who are pioneering antenatal classes to help non-English-speaking pregnant women and other pregnant people through pregnancy and birth have adopted an award-winning mobile and web-based healthcare communications app to help overcome language barriers.
Performing Medicine, a specialist in arts-based healthcare training and research, has released a free interactive resource, with accompanying audio guide, to support easier and more effective communication for the healthcare workforce while wearing a mask.
Owen Mumford has signed an exclusive agreement with Stevanato Group for the Aidaptus auto-injector. The agreement makes Stevanato Group an exclusive manufacturing partner for the Owen Mumford designed auto-injector, offering a full set of capabilities to its pharmaceutical customers.
The Royal College of Nursing is calling on health and care staff to think ‘is this necessary?’ every time they reach for the examination gloves and to ‘make one change’ during Glove Awareness Week (2-9 May).
NHS Confederation, NHS England and NHS Improvement have joined forces to bring together two long-standing conferences and create a new event: NHS ConfedExpo. NHS ConfedExpo will run for two days on 15 and 16 June 2022 at ACC Liverpool.
The NHS Confederation has teamed up with the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) to explore how the NHS, public services and local government can work together to build health across a whole health economy.
Three videos highlighting the importance of patients with diabetes being able to administer their own insulin while in hospital are being shared by the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme, to co-incide with Insulin Safety Week 2022.