Posts Categorized: medical

Gen I: Showcasing the next generation of healthcare tech

As we keep an eye on the next generation of innovators, we put our focus on the finalists of the MIAT Prize 2019 to discover the top six innovative ideas that have the potential to make the biggest impact in the healthcare sector.

Non-invasive OCD treatment approved in the US

An Israeli brain tech startup has receive FDA approval for its groundbreaking technology that aims to help patients suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Biosensitive tattoo monitors health

Colour-changing tattoos can monitor health using biosensors patterned into the skin.

Where Are They Now?: Lia

We spoke to co-founders Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson, who are focusing on providing women with an ethical and sustainable product to help women find out if they’re pregnant in a convenient and private way.

Self-disinfecting device keeps hospital doors germ-free

Scientists from a University of Leeds spin-off company have created a specially-engineered textile to prevent deadly hospital-acquired infections.

Slug-inspired bio-glue can bind wet tissues

Researchers inspired by slug mucus have created a hydrogel that can bind strongly to wet tissue and does not break loose.