ReNeuron upbeat on trial results of stroke victims treated with stem cell therapy

ReNeuron has reported “highly encouraging” latest stage clinical trial results in regained limb movements in stroke sufferers treated with its pioneering stem cell based therapy (WalesOnline, 2016). RenNeuron relocated to Pencoed from Surrey following a £25m equity investment from institutional investors, led by the Welsh Government’s Wales Life Sciences Investment Fund managed by Arthurian Life … Continue reading ReNeuron upbeat on trial results of stroke victims treated with stem cell therapy

Drug that stops brain plaques may show if they cause Alzheimer’s

It’s more than a century since Alois Alzheimer first noticed and reported sticky plaques in the post-mortem brain of a patient with what is now known to have been Alzheimer’s disease, yet there is still disagreement on whether the plaques actually cause the disease (New Scientist, 2016). The role of plaque in the disease has … Continue reading Drug that stops brain plaques may show if they cause Alzheimer’s

MedaPhor acquires Inventive Medical, as it announces sales growth

MedaPhor have announced the acquisition of Inventive Medical Limited (IML), a UK company which is the global supplier of cardio ultrasound simulation products under the HeartWorks brand, for a total consideration of £3m payable in shares (MedaPhor, 2016). IML’s HeartWorks simulators and online training materials have been developed by leading cardiac anaesthesiologists at University College … Continue reading MedaPhor acquires Inventive Medical, as it announces sales growth

Great Bear Healthcare launches new product for removing medical adhesives

Cardiff-based urology product manufacturer Great Bear Healthcare has launched a new product, GB Soft Skin, for removing medical adhesives (Great Bear Healthcare, 2016). The GB Soft Skin Medical Adhesive Remover Spray is a non-sting medical adhesive remover spray for quick and painless removal of medical adhesives, which are used to help attach medical devices such … Continue reading Great Bear Healthcare launches new product for removing medical adhesives

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