Industry News

Blood test could spot Alzheimer’s years before symptoms appear

A new diagnostic test using a few drops of blood could be used detect Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms begin to show. By 2050 more than 170,000 New Zealanders are forecast to have dementia – the majority of which will be Alzheimer’s.
Research and Trends

LCT files pericyte protective agent provisional patent

Living Cell Technologies Limited has filed a provisional patent for pericyte protective agents titled “PERICYTE PROTECTIVE AGENTS FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS INCLUDING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES AND OTHERS”.
Industry News

Giving the future of healthcare a boost

Current healthcare trends would be witnessing more changes (or disruptions) as the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) takes effect worldwide.
Industry News

Precision Driven Health Finalist in NZ Innovation Awards

Precision Driven Health (PDH) is a seven-year NZ$38m research partnership aimed at improving health outcomes through data science. The partnership centres around the international movement towards precision medicine, the growing body of international research that is identifying and enabling the capture and analysis of the big data that will facilitate healthcare to be tailored to … Continue reading "Precision Driven Health Finalist in NZ Innovation Awards"