FootLaser treatment available in UK

An EU-approved, non-invasive laser treatment for toenail fungus has been introduced to the UK via three podiatry clinics. PathoLase, Inc. has certified podiatrists to...

Liko equips inclusive activity centre

Hoist and tracking systems from UK company Liko have been used to equip an activity centre that is accessible to all children, regardless of...

Paradym shift for slow hearts

A new-generation dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator has seen European market release and first implant. The new Paradym DR ICD from the Sorin Group...

Siemens’ Inspiration wins design awards

A digital mammography system from Siemens Healthcare has received two design awards: the iF Product Design Award 2009 in the medicine/healthcare category and the...

Rapid hearing test gains positive GP feedback

A portable triage device that checks the patient's hearing in one minute has been used successfully by GPs in the UK. The HearCheck Screener...

Nuffield invests in decontamination

Private healthcare provider Nuffield Health has completed the final phase of a £27m programme to invest in hospital decontamination services. The investment has...

Tissuemed launches partnering initiative

Medical device company Tissuemed Ltd, a specialist in self-adhesive polymers for use in surgery, has launched a partnering initiative to develop new applications for...

Aircraft Medical reaches into India

Edinburgh-based medical device company Aircraft Medical has signed a five-year exclusive agreement with a Mumbai-based company to market and distribute its portable video laryngoscope...

Lord Darzi resigns from DH

Lord Darzi of Denham, Health Minister and practising surgeon, has resigned from his Government role after two years. Lord Darzi's 'next stage' review of...

Electronic recording device for diabetics

Roche Diagnostics has launched the new Accu-Chek Smart Pix diabetes management system for the consumer market. The Accu-Chek Smart Pix is already used by...

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Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long fuelling an oral health crisis according to a Lancet Series.

Big Sugar and neglect by global health community fuel oral health crisis 

Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long, despite the major global public health burden of oral diseases,...
New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

The Home Office has released its annual statistics on animals used in research in Great Britain. It shows 3.52 million procedures were carried out...
New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford.

New insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford. They have shown that...

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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

Nurofen announces the launch of the UK’s only 24 hour clinically proven pain relief patch containing ibuprofen.  Despite body pain being among the most commonly...
NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis.

Gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis approved by NICE

NICE has approved a first-in-class gene silencing therapy for hereditary amyloidosis. RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics company, Alnylam UK Limited has welcomed a decision from the...
Patients Know Best and HealthUnlocked sign partnership agreement to improve social wellbeing for patients.

Health tech partnership to boost social wellbeing

Patients Know Best (PKB) and HealthUnlocked have signed a partnership agreement with the aim of improving social wellbeing for patients. The partnership, which will see...
New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

The Home Office has released its annual statistics on animals used in research in Great Britain. It shows 3.52 million procedures were carried out...
New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford.

New insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford. They have shown that...