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Four challenges to overcome for AI to thrive in medical imaging

Added: 20 Oct 2021

With increased digitisation in medical clinics, comes increased reliance on AI-enabled tools to mor…

At last digital transformation is embraced by the healthcare industry

Added: 18 Oct 2021

The future of healthcare that we envision in 2040 will be a world apart from the current status quo…

Driving precision medicine into frontline healthcare

Added: 16 Aug 2021

Improved patient safety demands greater specificity to ensure therapeutic efficiency. Here, Tom Ren…

Tackling underlying respiratory conditions for this pandemic and next

Added: 5 Jul 2021

Innovation ecosystems are crucial to improving outcomes for patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronc…

COVID lessons to be learned across the cross-channel cultural divide

Added: 29 Apr 2021

Has the cross-channel cultural divide impacted Covid outcomes? Bringing a unique perspective on the…

Scientists urge swift action to prepare for next pandemic: calls for an Advanced Information System

Added: 7 Apr 2021

An international team of researchers led by Wladek Minor, a University of Virginia School of Medici…

Ensuring quality through accreditation in our Lighthouse Labs: IBMS response to BBC Panorama

Added: 31 Mar 2021

Following the BBC Panorama’s undercover investigation into a COVID-19 lighthouse laboratory, the In…

Don't Panic! You have not been infected with SARS-CoV-2: Understanding COVID vaccine side-effects

Added: 29 Mar 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are not capable of infecting anyone with SARS-CoV-2. Although a fraction of peopl…

Disease Y - Prevention is cheaper than cure

Added: 26 Feb 2021

At an estimated cost of $15 trillion, the financial impact of the current pandemic has rocked the g…

We can be Zero! Time for a strategic change to combat virus variants?

Added: 8 Feb 2021

As we emerge from the devasting second wave of the virus, there is a growing feeling among some vir…

Bright future for multitasking CRISPR as it tackles complex diseases and COVID

Added: 29 Jan 2021

In these pseudo-dystopian days of unprecedented pandemic. white-coated men and women in labs all ov…

Robots support growth in Medical, Pharmaceutical and Lifesciences sectors

Added: 15 Oct 2020

Mechatronics solutions expert, Simon Jenkins, highlights just one of the areas where robots are now…

Fast-tracking nanovaccines to fight coronavirus

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Today, there are more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines in the race to mitigate the virus.1-3 Some of thes…

Jurassic Park style GM experiment flies under the radar

Added: 1 Sep 2020

An Oxfordshire based company is at the centre of planned controversial use of GM modified mosquitoe…

Bringing innate immunity centre stage in COVID-19 combat

Added: 17 Aug 2020

A recent Canadian paper [1] has acknowledged that the innate immune system could have a direct effe…

How COVID-19 kills: a tale of two conditions

Added: 7 Aug 2020

Steve Walton, explains why he believes the majority of patients that die after being infected with …

AI transformation in a post-pandemic world

Added: 3 Aug 2020

Ross Upton considers how COVID-19 is driving the use of AI to protect and transform public health n…

Can potentially detect subtle early signs of fake #coronaltruism

Added: 27 Jul 2020

Delving into a rising tide of pandemic-driven inbox clutter, Russ Swan calls bogus on many a poorly…

Going viral

Added: 28 Aug 2019

Foodborne viruses present a major challenge to the safety of a range of foods including ready–to–ea…

Game Theory: Linkage

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Games have never been more popular and in their column the newest recruits to the Lab News team, Dr…