11 February 2020 News
An evaluation of the accuracy of smartphone apps that claim to risk-stratify moles and skin lesions has found that they are poorly regulated and often cannot be trusted to produce...
11 February 2020 Analysis
In October 2019 the Independent Review of Adult Screening Programmes in England released its full report, praising the NHS’s adult screening programmes, but noting that uptake of screening services is...
7 February 2020 News
Engineers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have created a credit card-sized portable lab that can plug into a mobile phone and diagnose infectious diseases including coronavirus, malaria, HIV or...
23 January 2020 Analysis
Computer models of a kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell us more about the impacts of medicines taken by people prone to dehydration. Natalie Healey finds out...
23 January 2020 News
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) today announced its shortlist of four research projects competing for a £30m reward as part of its Big Beat Challenge.
15 January 2020 Analysis
The mental strain of diabetes is hard to imagine for those who don’t have the condition, with 25% of diabetics reported to have depression and 40% diagnosed with anxiety. Verdict...