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Professor’s work to promote science wins royal seal of approval
A Swansea University academic has been honoured by the Princess Royal for her dedication in sharing a passion for science with other women. Professor Yamni Nigam is a world-renowned expert on the science and therapeutic use of maggots. Discoveries by her research team have led to a greater understanding on how maggots work in wounds but…
Majority of teens spending hours every day sitting still
Eighty per cent of youngsters aged between 11 and 16 spend two or more hours a day sitting still playing on phones, watching TV or travelling in cars. The shocking statistic is revealed as part of a special report card which gives our youngsters a resounding F when it comes to their sedentary behaviours. The…
Do Investors Feel SAD During Winter?
Investors have long debated the effect that the shorter days and cold weather have on markets. Now, analysis from Brewin Dolphin – one of the UK’s leading wealth managers – has suggested that it tends to be a positive time for share indices.
Patients Have the Answers to Improve Health and Care in Wales
1,400 patient responses from the Education Programme for Patients were analysed for the first time by the Bevan Commission
Welsh Based Digital Start-up Earns Place on NHS Digital Innovation Accelerator
Signum Health has been selected as one of only 34 companies to be recognised as offering the highest potential to help NHS England meet the challenges of an ageing population and scarce resources.
Bionema Ltd and Swansea University to host inaugural Biopesticide Summit in 2019
Swansea University and Swansea University-based company Bionema Ltd are to host the inaugural Biopesticide Summit next year to address the pressing need to develop alternatives to chemical pesticides.
Swansea University technology set to revolutionise Australian healthcare
Technology developed by a team at Swansea University Medical School that enables the secure storage and sharing of large scale data for research is set to revolutionise healthcare in Australia.
Opportunities for the health and care industry to access AI experts
Two study groups on AI in Health will take place in Cardiff and Manchester in May and June 2019.
Artificial intelligence and electronic health records could help suicide prevention efforts
Artificial intelligence could be used in future to identify those at risk of suicide, new research has suggested. AI can be used to scan a patient’s health history and has the potential to highlight patients who may be at increased risk of suicide.
BabySaver made in Wales could transform newborn care in Uganda
Hundreds of thousands of babies’ lives could be saved each year in developing countries thanks to a device manufactured in a North Wales Rehabilitation Engineering Unit at Bryn Y Neuadd Hospital in Llanfairfechan.