Healthcare news roundup: AI design, pharma & gene therapy

This week in Healthcare Digital, we looked at medical breakthroughs made in space, the impact of data privacy laws on research & designing AI

Top 10 medical breakthroughs made in space

While astronauts living in space are themselves subject to unhealthy lifestyles that result from a lack of gravity and sunlight (muscle and bone loss, sleep deprivation, and even depression), scientists back on earth have nevertheless used the extraordinary elements in space to make huge technological advances in healthcare.

MDA, Amgen, Fifty One Apparel, Alcon and more worked among the brightest stars of space exploration on earth and in space to keep astronauts safe and help people live healthier lives. Here, we look at the Top 10 medical breakthroughs made in space, for all mankind.


Healthcare research hindered by data privacy laws

Health data is rightly protected by privacy laws. Michael Hughes, Duality Technologies CBO, says collaboration on that data could unlock huge value.


Healthcare is more human when we design AI around people

Will Reese, Omnichannel Marketing Leader at Evoke, a business unit at Inizio MarComms, on designing AI technology for healthcare with humans in mind.


Automating gene therapy & pharma discovery at Automata

Sonia Jassi, Drug Discovery & Synthetic Biology Lead at Automata, explains how automation increases efficiency in gene therapy laboratories.


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From Ukraine to Myanmar, reports reveal attacks on hospitals

Reports from the Centre for Information Resilience shows Russian army attacked Ukrainian hospitals & Myanmar’s military Junta targeted medical facilities

The use of AI in biopharma according to L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting’s Stephen Roper & Anne Dhulesia discuss the use of AI in biopharma and unleashing the power of Big Data in the healthcare sector

Novartis Kisqali minimises breast cancer recurrence

The use of ET therapy and Novartis Kisqali lowers the risk of breast cancer recurrence, while helping patients maintain a positive quality of life

Rimidi CEO Lucienne Marie Ide on improving patient outcomes


WatchGuard Technologies & cybersecurity in healthcare


FluidAI & Medtronic work on remote patient monitors

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