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Spinach Heart Tissue

By |November 13th, 2018|News|

Scientist Are Creating Heart Tissue Using Spinach Scientists from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have discovered a way to build working human heart tissue using spinach. This could potentially solve a long-standing problem in efforts to repair damaged organs. Because blood vessels are tiny, delicate and thin, it has been very difficult to make [...]

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The DxtER

By |November 8th, 2018|News|

The Dxter Is A New Tricorder Sensor That Can Detect Various Medical Conditions The Final Medical devices team have developed a Tricorder sensor that can detect 34 different medical conditions and monitor 5 vital signs. The device which is called “the DxtER”, was designed to resemble a diagnostic tool featured in Star [...]

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Paul Soenen joins Strammer

By |November 7th, 2018|News|

October 30, 2018 Paul Soenen   , Executive Coach, Talent management at STRAMMER Paul Soenen has an impressive 30 years’ experience in the Life Science Industry. He began his career in 1988 with American Cyanamid in an HR management position, before moving to a commercial role in Medical Devices. Over the next coming years, he took on ever [...]

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Acoustophoretic Printing

By |October 30th, 2018|News|

Acoustophoretic Printing Uses Soundwaves To Produce Liquid Droplets Tissue manufacturing might become easier than ever thanks of acoustophoretic printing. Researchers at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a printing process that uses sound waves to print liquid droplets. Traditionally, printers relied on gravity to form and place ink drops, which [...]

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World Psoriasis Day

By |October 29th, 2018|News|

World Psoriasis Day Today is annual World Psoriasis Day, which is sponsored by the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations.  The aim is to raise awareness about psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease which causes itchy scaling on the skin surfaces because of the rapid build-up of skin cells.  125 [...]

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Skill Shortage

By |October 25th, 2018|News|

Skill Shortage is Affecting the Healthcare Sector A survey has revealed that skill shortage around the global talent pool is among the greatest challenges’ employers are facing in the hiring process today. However, only one in four companies have made the effort to address the issue within their organisation. If this get ignored, [...]

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Growing Obesity Rates

By |October 24th, 2018|News|

Growing Obesity Rates Are Becoming A Worldwide Epidemic According to the World Health Organisation, since 1975 worldwide obesity has tripled. For both the developed and developing countries, this has presented a huge public health scourge. Today, 2.1 billon people are overweight, which counts for 30% of the world’s population. Obesity is becoming a [...]

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Early Oesophageal Cancer Detection

By |October 23rd, 2018|News|

A Pill On A String Can Detect Early Oesophageal Cancer According to Cancer Research UK, 9,211 people in Europe are diagnosed with oesophageal cancer annually with a 12% survival rate. Although, 59% of those cases are preventable, oesophageal cancer is very hard to detect, and screening methods are quite invasive. Researchers from the [...]

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Spinal Implant

By |October 17th, 2018|News|

Paralysed Man Is Able To Walk Again Because of Spinal Implant A Man who was left paralysed following a tragic snowmobile accident, is now able to stand and walk for the first time in 5 years. With assistance, he was able to take his first steps because of a new therapy that reactivates [...]

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Millennials Impacting The Workplace

By |October 16th, 2018|News|

Millennial Impact On The Workplace The traditional ways of working will soon be a thing of the past because of the new generation. Today millennials are representing a large share of the workforce. No longer are they recognised as the leaders of tomorrow but more so the leaders of today. To attract and [...]

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