App to support MS patients launched in the UK

Biogen has launched a new app in the UK, Cleo, to provide information and support for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). The app can also be used by a patient’s carers, friends and family. The main features of the app include: Information, articles and stories for people living with MS Personal Journal – for…


Hospital Trust offers outpatient appointments via video

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) has started to offer outpatient appointments via video, using the Virtual Clinic platform by digital solutions provider Involve Visual Collaboration. Rob Child, programme head of digital health programmes for LTHT said: “LTHT have been working with efficiencies to improve the care provided by the hospitals, and Virtual Clinics were on…


University researchers develop computer kidney

A team of researchers at the University of Waterloo has developed a computational model of the human kidney. The new development replaces previous models that were based on rodent kidneys, and can allow scientists to gain better insights into how drugs that target the kidney may work. It may also enable researchers to better learn…


Healthcare SMEs receive €2m from French government’s Innovation Challenge

Health competitiveness cluster, Medicen Paris region has announced that four SMEs who were winners in the healthcare category of the French government’s Innovation Challenge program will receive in total more than €2 million to finance their research and development projects. The funding will be provided by Bpifrance, the French government’s investment bank. The Innovation Challenge…

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