FirstKind, a subsidiary of Sky Medical Technology, is a medical device company based in the UK that has developed a neuromuscular electrical stimulation device for the prevention of venous thromboembolism and for the enhancement of wound healing.
Abnormal chest X-rays quickly processed by AI
New research has found that a novel Artificial Intelligence system can dramatically reduce the time needed to ensure that abnormal chest X-rays with critical findings will receive an expert radiologist opinion sooner, cutting the average delay from 11 days to less than 3 days.
Gene editing possible for kidney disease
For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.
Genetic tool to predict adult heart attack risk in childhood
People at high risk of a heart attack in adulthood could be spotted much earlier in life with a one-off DNA test, according to new research.
Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections
Recently, research undertaken by the UK's House of Commons library at the request of the UK's Labor Party revealed that diabetic foot and toe amputations performed by the UK's National Health Service has risen by 26%.
Healthcare for all, but where is the doctor?
Modicare, possibly the world's biggest government-funded health care program, will be launched on 25th September this year, announced by Prime Minister in India in his Independence Day speech today.
Dementia could be detected via routinely collected data
A new machine-learning model that scans routinely collected NHS data has shown promising signs of being able to predict undiagnosed dementia in primary care.
£20m in savings to UK businesses over 10 years of smart grid operation
An Edinburgh energy company started at a kitchen table is celebrating its birthday, by announcing it has surpassed the £20 million mark in benefits for its customers, over the past 10 years of live smart grid operations.
Preparing for the surgical robot boom
With greater investment from healthcare organisations and surgical robot technology about to become generic, the conditions are perfect for a boom in the surgical robotics market. But how can design engineers and technical medical staff ensure these new systems operate reliably and safely?