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Study finds blood test can predict lung cancer risk

Study finds blood test can predict lung cancer risk

A study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France has found a new blood test for four protein biomarkers can better identify people who will develop lung cancer in the future. The study was performed in…
Posted In News 16th Jul 2018
Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Using gene editing, scientists have hoodwinked tumor cells into turning against their own kind. Cancer cells circulating in the bloodstream have something of a homing instinct, able to find and return to the tumor where they originated. To capitalize on…
Posted In News 12th Jul 2018
Webbox to Support The Mirror’s Animal Hero Awards 2018

Webbox to Support The Mirror’s Animal Hero Awards 2018

Pet food brand, Webbox, has signed up to be the official partner of the 2018 Animal Hero Awards, alongside animal welfare charity the RSPCA. The annual awards which place in London this September recognises animals, individuals and teams that have…
Posted In News 9th Jul 2018
Straumann Group increases stake in Createch to 100%

Straumann Group increases stake in Createch to 100%

Straumann Group increases stake in Createch, a leading provider of high-precision CADCAM dental prosthetics, to 100%, making Straumann a total solution provider for CADCAM prosthetics covering more than 300 implant systems’ Straumann Group increases stake in Createch to 100% Straumann…
Posted In News 5th Jul 2018
Can CRISPR Treat Autism? Results In Mice Point To Yes

Can CRISPR Treat Autism? Results In Mice Point To Yes

In a pioneering experiment, researchers from Texas and California have reduced the obsessive and repetitive behavior of mice with fragile X syndrome, a form of inherited autism spectrum disorder, using CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing enzymes that were delivered to brain cells via gold…
Posted In News 2nd Jul 2018
SoR members vote overwhelmingly to accept NHS pay offer

SoR members vote overwhelmingly to accept NHS pay offer

The consultation with Society members asking whether they would accept the 2018 NHS Pay Offer has seen a massive vote in favour. SoR members in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, as well as students, voted Yes by huge majorities. Members…
Posted In News 12th Jun 2018
Stryker puts in takeover bid for Boston Scientific

Stryker puts in takeover bid for Boston Scientific

Stryker has put in a bid as it looks to acquire rival Boston Scientific, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Boston Scientific has not actively responded to the approach, according to the report, which came from sources “familiar with…
Posted In News 12th Jun 2018
Straumann Adds JUVORA Dental Disc To Its Portfolio

Straumann Adds JUVORA Dental Disc To Its Portfolio

Straumann, an implant, restorative and regenerative dentistry, has added the JUVORA dental disc to its portfolio.  The company will provide milled JUVORA frameworks, distributing the dental disc as part of the Straumann CARES digital solutions system. Suitable for fixed and removable prosthetics,…
Posted In News 6th Jun 2018
Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Tens of thousands more women in England may have missed out on breast screening invitations dating back further than previously thought, according to a leading cancer expert. Earlier this month, the health secretary said a 2009 computer failure may have shortened…
Posted In News 25th May 2018
Veterinary School To Open In 2020

Veterinary School To Open In 2020

Keele University and Harper Adams University have today (15 May) confirmed a joint veterinary school will be built and welcome its first cohort of students in 2020. The school – which will become the UK’s ninth – will offer a…
Posted In News 18th May 2018
New Protein May Help to Catch Lung Cancer Early

New Protein May Help to Catch Lung Cancer Early

Researchers may have found a biomarker for lung cancer, which could soon enable healthcare professionals to detect the disease while it is still in stage 1. Physicians may soon be able to detect lung cancer before the tumor has spread,…
Posted In News 9th May 2018
The State of Dental 3D Printing in 2018

The State of Dental 3D Printing in 2018

A smartech report indicated that by 2025, 3d printer sales in dental will exceed milling sales, and that by 2027, over half of all 3d printers in dentistry will be used chairside vs labs (vs 88% in labs today). Here…
Posted In News 2nd May 2018
Straumann Becomes a Strategic Investor in Dental Monitoring

Straumann Becomes a Strategic Investor in Dental Monitoring

Dental Monitoring SAS ("DM") is proud to announce a strategic investment by the Straumann Group (SIX: STMN) ("Straumann"), one of the world's largest dental companies. The two companies have signed an agreement that provides Straumann with global distribution rights to DM's technology in…
Posted In News 13th Apr 2018
Align Technology Expands Product Portfolio

Align Technology Expands Product Portfolio

Align Technology announced a new expanded Invisalign product portfolio that includes new options and greater flexibility to treat a broader range of patients.  The new Invisalign product portfolio offers doctors more choices by extending desirable features across the entire portfolio…
Posted In News 11th Apr 2018
US gene-editing ruling delights plant scientists

US gene-editing ruling delights plant scientists

Researchers in the US have been given the go-ahead to use gene-editing techniques to alter crops and plants. The decision opens the door for scientists to create a new generation of genetically altered crops without serious restriction and paves the…
Posted In News 10th Apr 2018
NHS & Cancer Research Partner To Open 10 New Cancer Centres

NHS & Cancer Research Partner To Open 10 New Cancer Centres

"One-stop shops" aimed at speeding up cancer diagnosis are being introduced across England. The aim is to catch the disease earlier and prevent patients from being referred for several tests for different forms of the illness. Patients often face delays…
Posted In News 4th Apr 2018
FASTEST 50 AWARDs – 2nd PLACE!!!

FASTEST 50 AWARDs – 2nd PLACE!!!

Following on from our recent announcement regarding our inclusion in the Yorkshire Fastest 50 list (celebrating our region’s fastest growing companies) we are thrilled to announce that Consult Search & Selection are officially the 2nd fastest growing small company in…
Posted In News 23rd Mar 2018
FASTEST 50 AWARDs – SOME “THANK YOU’s”

FASTEST 50 AWARDs – SOME “THANK YOU’s”

Following on from our recent announcement regarding our inclusion in the Yorkshire Fastest 50 list (celebrating our region’s fastest growing companies) we are thrilled to announce that Consult Search & Selection are officially the 2nd fastest growing small company in…
Posted In News 23rd Mar 2018
Contact Lenses Administer Medication Directly Into The Eye

Contact Lenses Administer Medication Directly Into The Eye

Contact lenses that deliver medications directly to the eye over a period of days or weeks was the recent grand prize winner of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Healthcare Innovation Prize. The MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovation Prize competition had 8 finalists…
Posted In News 13th Mar 2018
Roche Diagnostics Named In Top 70 Companies For Executive Women

Roche Diagnostics Named In Top 70 Companies For Executive Women

  Roche Diagnostics has been named one of the 2018 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives, to recognize American corporations where women have significant clout to make the decisions that affect their company's future and its…
Posted In News 8th Mar 2018
Stryker Closes $664 Entellus Medical Deal

Stryker Closes $664 Entellus Medical Deal

Plymouth-based Entellus Medical Selling to Stryker Corp. for $664M The deal remains contingent on Entellus shareholder approval, as well as regulatory approval. Plymouth-based Entellus Medical Inc., a maker of minimally invasive devices used to treat nasal airway obstructions, announced Thursday…
Posted In News 5th Mar 2018
The Age Old Argument - Left Side vs Right Side

The Age Old Argument - Left Side vs Right Side

There have been many old wives tales passed down from generation to generation regarding the age old argument; The Left Side Of The Brain vs The Right Side Of The Brain. This article from Medical News Today seeks to add…
Posted In News 2nd Mar 2018
Consult Search & Selection - Fastest 50 Award

Consult Search & Selection - Fastest 50 Award

We are delighted to announce that Consult Search & Selection has been recognised as one of our region’s fastest growing companies. We are incredibly proud of this achievement and would like to thank all our wonderful clients and candidates for…
Posted In News 27th Feb 2018