What to Expect When You’re Expecting Twins

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Twins

For the first time, St George’s Hospital, London uses new twin growth charts during pregnancy scan They say twins are double the trouble but with more than 11,000 multiple births every year in the United Kingdom[1], they are also double the joy for expectant mothers. At the same time, a multiple birth is more likely […]

43,000 mammography exams in the U.S. just got more comfortable

43,000 mammography exams in the U.S. just got more comfortable

Boca Raton Regional Hospital patients have reported a noticeable difference in comfort during the exam, as well as faster exams, with new imaging technology Pictured: Amanda Demerac, a technologist at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, positions a patient for a scan on the Senographe Pristina. Here are a few words that rarely go together: relaxed, comfortable […]

Booming Biologics Industry Calls for Additional Production Capacity

Booming Biologics Industry Calls for Additional Production Capacity

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies responds to the increasing demand by building UK’s first fully single-use biomanufacturing facility in only 14 months Biopharmaceuticals are the world’s fastest-growing class of medicines; of the top ten therapeutics on the market today by revenue, seven are biopharmaceuticals and these therapies are about to make an even bigger impact in healthcare […]

From Call to Cath Lab in 57 Minutes, Man is Saved by the Help of Technology His Colleagues Made

From Call to Cath Lab in 57 Minutes, Man is Saved by the Help of Technology His Colleagues Made

He dedicated his career to making medical technology that can help save patients’ lives. He just never anticipated being one of these patients Pictured: Ken Denison after his successful emergency procedure to help open his blocked arteries. Denison likes to call this day his “second first birthday”. Ken Denison has dedicated his career to making […]

Unlocking efficiency in drug discovery

Unlocking efficiency in drug discovery

Meet Sygnature Discovery, the company recruiting new scientists every week to help support ambitious client drug discovery programs Right now, scientists are working hard to find the next blockbuster drug. In laboratories across the world, millions of molecules are being screened against challenging drug targets. Those with potential will then be chemically optimised to improve […]

Wonder-Material: Giving Radiologists SPECTacular Images

Wonder-Material: Giving Radiologists SPECTacular Images

When gamma camera technology was first demonstrated in 1957, the combination of whole-organ imaging and three-dimensional scanning was a technological marvel of the decade, up there with color TV. Of course, TV has changed since then… but SPECT/CT has remained largely in the age of cathode -ray tube sets. Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel was […]

Healthcare will be the Industry that Propels More Women into Leadership

Healthcare will be the Industry that Propels More Women into Leadership

Speaking at the 2017 Social Innovation Summit, Terri Bresenham explains why stories from countries in India, Southeast Asia and Africa are already showing why   This week social innovation, business and technology meet, as some of the world’s leading thinkers descend on the 2017 Social Innovation Summit. With speakers from government to startups, the goal of […]

Biopharma is making its own luck in Ireland

Biopharma is making its own luck in Ireland

A new exceptional facility will train 1,500 people per year in single-use technologies Single-use technologies are a growing trend in the biopharma industry. In photo, left to right: Dominic Carolan CEO, NIBRT, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Ireland and David Radspinner, General Manager, BioPark, GE Healthcare. Photograph Nick Bradshaw Ireland’s reputation […]