Health

Autonomous robots check patients in at Belgium hospitals

Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) in Belgium is using an AI-powered robot to greet patients, check temperatures, and ensure masks are worn correctly. By removing initial human-to-human contact, the multilingual robot makes life a little easier and safer for hospital...

Weaknesses discovered in COVID-19’s ‘armour’

Swiss scientists have identified the sites on the 'armour' of SARS-CoV-2 that are most often targeted by antibodies. The University of Geneva (UNIGE) announced last Friday that these 'cracks' are a potential target for a possible vaccine. Tests are used to determine...

€2.5 million EIC grant for Onera Health to treat “post-pandemic sleep disorders”

Onera Health has received a €2.5M grant from the European Innovation Council Accelerator for the development of its medical-grade remote care for sleep and chronic patients. According to Eindhoven based Onera, their "home-based solutions will be vital in a...

Jur Vellema, the orthopedist who wants to de-stress the world with feedback for the brain

As an orthopedic surgeon in Clinic ViaSana, Jur Vellema is mainly engaged in physical work. Not only during operations but also in the clinic, where he helps about fifty patients on an average day. As the chief medical officer at AlphaBeats, an Eindhoven based startup...

Artificial Intelligence classifies colon cancer within half an hour

Instead of having to wait for days, colon cancer patients could receive targeted advice for further treatment within half an hour after a biopsy. Scientists from the Prodi Centre for Protein Diagnostics at the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) have found a method that...

New Cancer Therapies found in the Gut

A pioneering new clinical collaboration between a Cambridge start-up specialised in gut bacteria, and Cancer Care UK, is hoping to transform the approach to treating malignant tumours. Founded in...

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