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Medovate wins ‘Medtech Company of the Year’ at Cambridge Independent Awards

Medovate has been awarded ‘Medtech Company of the Year’ at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards for 2022. Based in Cambridge, Medovate is a medical device development vehicle spun

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Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

Two surgeons-in-training suggest some sustainable solutions for climate change in their energy-intensive discipline In April 2021, during the Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden announced his goal to drastically reduce

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High-frequency spinal cord stimulation shows improved longer lasting pain relief

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain involves delivering low levels of electricity directly into the spinal cord using an implanted device, which modifies or blocks nerve activity to minimise

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Anaesthetic drastically diverts the travels of brain waves

Under propofol general anaesthesia very slow frequency travelling waves transform and dominate, redirecting and disrupting the higher frequency travelling waves associated with conscious function. Imagine the conscious brain as a

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NuroKor BioElectronics and Vivomed join forces to deliver cutting edge pain relief to UK sports injury clinics

NuroKor BioElectronics has signed a new partnership deal with sports medicine provider Vivomed to supply NuroKor’s pain management technology to sports clinics and sports teams across the UK NuroKor technology

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New tool to assess Long Covid symptoms

A comprehensive tool that can assess the symptoms of Long COVID has been developed at the University of Birmingham for use in research and clinical care. Developed with patients that

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Liposomal bupivacaine found to be no more effective than current treatments for post-operative knee pain

A new study published in JAMA, has found that a drug recently licenced in the UK has no effect on post-operative knee replacement recovery or pain, compared to the current

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Exploring the therapeutic uses of ketamine

First manufactured more than 50 years ago, ketamine is a fast-acting dissociative anaesthetic often used in veterinary and emergency medicine. Ketamine also has a history of being an illicit party

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Novel ‘Trojan horse’ drug delivery system uses protein-based microdroplets

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University have developed a novel method of delivering drugs into human cells using large biological molecules, by first encasing them in a protein-based microdroplet. This discovery

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HSSH launches specialist pain clinic

The Harley Street Specialist Hospital (HSSH), the new consultant-led hospital in the heart of London’s Harley Street Medical Area, is to open a dedicated pain management clinic. The clinic has