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Before diving seals reduce blood flow to their blubber

Wearable Device Reveal Seals Prepare Themselves For Diving By Reducing Blood Flow To Their...

A team of researchers at the University of St Andrews in the UK developed a non-invasive wearable device that allows them to monitor what happens inside diving animals in unprecedented detail. Their device uses near-infrared spectroscopy to monitor blood volume and oxygenation of the animals. “It’s effectively like a Fitbit,” says lead researcher Chris McKnight. […]
Medopad Rebrands As Huma

Medopad Rebrands As Huma, Acquires Healthtech Startups BioBeats and Tarilian Laser

Medopad, a British healthcare technology company based in London, has changed its name to Huma and acquired two UK-based AI and wearable technology businesses, BioBeats and Tarilian Laser Technologies (TLT). The rebrand and acquisitions support the company’s mission to use insights gathered by remote monitoring to help healthcare, life sciences and innovation partners understand, treat […]
Nemaura proBEAT USA launch

Nemaura’s US Launch of proBEAT Digital Healthcare Subscription Targets 100 Million Potential Users

Loughborough, England-based medical technology company Nemaura announced it is planning to launch a digital healthcare subscription service in the USA under the brand name proBEAT™. proBEAT, which comprises a non-invasive glucose monitor and a digital healthcare subscription service, is expected to be available without the need for a prescription and appeal to a broad range […]
LivaNova Symmetry VNS Therapy System

LivaNova’s VNS Therapy System Receives CE Mark for Difficult-to-Treat Depression

LivaNova, a leading medical technology and innovation company, based in London, announced its Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy® (VNS Therapy) System, Symmetry™, earned CE Mark approval for Difficult-to-Treat Depression (DTD). Two patients in UK’s Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton became the first patients to receive Symmetry devices outside the United States. LivaNova collaborated with the Somerset […]
Sanofi and Babylon partnership

Sanofi and Babylon Team Up to Tackle Digestive Health Issues

French pharma giant Sanofi is collaborating with video consultation business Babylon, to offer an online AI Health Service for those who suffer from digestive health issues. Sanofi is supporting a three-month pilot access to the service, which provides an online symptom checker from British company Babylon for people concerned about digestive health issues. People can […]
Dialog semiconductor flex logix partnership

Dialog Semiconductor, Flex Logix Partner Up for Embedded Field-Programmable Gate Array Technology

Dialog Semiconductor, a UK-based manufacturer of semiconductor-based system solutions formed a partnership with California-based Flex Logix Technologies. The partnership will allow Dialog to license Flex Logix’s EFLXÒ Embedded Field-Programmable Gate Array (eFPGA) technology for use in high volume semiconductor Integrated Circuits (ICs), and the EFLX Compiler to program these embedded FPGAs. Read more Dialog Semiconductor […]