May 22, 2020

Self-driving Danish disinfection robots have shipped to hospitals in China to help fight the coronavirus. Chinese medical supplies company Sunay Healthcare Supply signed an agreement with Danish company UVD Robots. With ultraviolet light, the Danish robot can disinfect...

December 2, 2019

Google and medical centres in the U.S. and UK have reported in the journal Nature that Artificial Intelligence can help doctors do a better job of finding breast cancer on mammograms. A study conducted by Google worked with researchers from Northwestern University in C...

August 1, 2019

Researchers have developed a new AI system which was able to discover and then successfully test several new compounds within 46 days. Insilico Medicine which is developing artificial intelligence for drug discovery has published a paper describing how its AI system de...

July 1, 2019

DeepMind researchers have created a machine learning algorithm that is capable of detecting Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in hospital patients up to 48 hours before its occurrence. In 90% of the worst cases identified when patients resulted in requiring dialysis, the algor...

April 1, 2019

On April 19th, a custom-made drone made a 2.8 mile (5 km), 10-minute flight to deliver a human kidney to the University of Maryland Medical Centre, where it was successfully transplanted to a 44-year old patient. This night-time drone flight culminated from a three-yea...

March 1, 2019

Logistics leader UPS and drone maker Matternet have announced a groundbreaking logistics service to deliver medical samples via drone across WakeMed, a major healthcare system in Raleigh, North Carolina. This is the first FAA sanctioned use of a drone system for routin...

February 1, 2019

Johnson & Johnson, the U.S. med-tech behemoth, announced the acquisition of Auris Health, a robotic healthcare startup founded by surgical robotics pioneer Frederic Moll, who also co-founded Intuitive Surgical. Moll will join J&J after the acquisition according to J&J...

February 1, 2019

A prototype medical device that scans a patient’s retina for eye diseases in real time has been developed by Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and AI algorithms from Google’s DeepMind. The DeepMind algorithm is trained to spot indicators of eye disease and recommends h...

January 1, 2019

Amputees are beginning to utilize robotic limbs, but such prosthetics typically requires many hours of manual tuning and tweaking to adapt it for the individual. This involves defining the relationship between force and motion of the robotic limbs and assessing an indi...

July 24, 2018

Based on endoscopy technology, Auris Health has announced that its Monarch robotic system designed for diagnosing and treating lung cancer tumours has gained FDA approval. The competitive advantage of the Monarch system is computer-aided navigation, which should result...

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