Diabetes care devices market to surpass $14.5bn by 2025
Diabetes care devices market is estimated to amass substantial gains in the coming years with the growing prevalence of obese population stemming from sedentary lifestyles. In addition, factors such as unhealthy dietary pattern, tobacco intake and alcohol consumption are further stimulating the occurrence of diabetes in turn driving diabetes care devices market trends.
Robots leading the fight against COVID-19 infections
Effective decontamination and sterilisation of hospital wards and bathrooms is essential in reducing the risk of cross infection. This is especially important during COVID-19 pandemic, when we consider that there is just nine critical care beds per 100,000 people in the UK. Here, Eric Lind, Vice-President of Commercial Operations and Business Development at Ultralife, has discussed the vital role robotics play in sterilisation and what to conside...
Ablation devices market to grow $25bn by 2025
According to a report by Global Market Insights, the ablation devices market size is anticipated to record a revenue of over $25bn by 2025.
The technology of COVID-19: shifts in healthcare
Since its emergence at the end of 2019, the COVID-19 virus has had an unprecedented impact on people and economies the world over. At IDTechEx, we cover emerging technologies and industry trends, and the COVID-19 pandemic has had a direct or indirect impact on all of them. In this article, we will describe some of the key roles that these technologies have played in 2020.
AcuPebble wearable to diagnose sleep apnoea remotely
Acurable has announced the availability of its first product, AcuPebble SA100, a small wearable device which for the first time enables a fully automated and remote diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).
Depression headset and app to tackle UK’s lockdown loneliness
As England is once again in lockdown, new research shows the rate of ‘lockdown loneliness’ and its impact on mental health is as high as 27% in the UK. As the NHS strains to support an increase in mental health conditions, the Flow headset and therapy app treatment for depression, the first of its type to be medically approved in the UK and EU, aims to tackle ‘lockdown loneliness’ and mental health outc...
Are touchscreens transforming our approach to healthcare?
The healthcare sector is constantly changing – and there is no time this has been truer than now. Touchscreens are a key part of how this change is occurring in the healthcare sector; here Zytronic has looked at some of the major ways touchscreen technology is impacting healthcare and discovered the following.
CNBTM-based electrochemical sensor for clinical studies
Canatu Carbon NanoBud (CNBTM) -based electrochemical sensor is designed for fast detection of analgesics in blood, saliva and urine. Developed within Fast Electrochemical Point-of-Care Diagnostics FEDOC project, the new CNB -based point-of-care (POC) testing offers caregivers rapid detection at lower cost, ease of use, and convenience with portability.
Vaccine indicators support the fight against COVID
Timestrip, the developer of smart vaccine indicator technology, has moved fast to develop a range of products that support use of the coronavirus vaccines now promising to become available. Special liquid indicators have been created by Timestrip which can travel with the frozen vaccine supplies as they move from manufacture to the point of care, ensuring that any temperature breach can be identified.
Maccabi Healthcare Services launches new patient services with Software AG
Software AG has helped Maccabi Healthcare Services, one of the largest healthcare providers in Israel, deliver new services to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maccabi has led the way in making appointments virtual, implementing ‘Home Hospitalisation’ and co-ordinating testing efforts – made possible by an integrated IT infrastructure that’s powered by webMethods from Software AG.