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  • Urinary tract infection device could reduce need for precautionary antibiotics

    17/10/2019

    University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) researchers are supporting clinicians at the North Bristol NHS Trust to develop a device that can diagnose urinary tract infections (UTI) in a matter of minutes. Current diagnostic testing takes a few days and the new device could avoid instances when doctors prescribe antibiotics as a precautionary measure while waiting for test results. The project is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).

  • 3D-printed brains reveal Alzheimer's secrets

    14/05/2019

    The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)'s Health Tech Hub has printed three 3D brain models that show the effects of dementia on the organ. Printed for Bristol based dementia charity BRACE, the models each have a section missing, which offers views of the inside of the organ and how the disease has depleted its density.

  • Health Tech Hub developing technology to keep people out of hospital

    09/05/2018

    Businesses in the West of England developing health technology products can now benefit from a new £5 million centre at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). The world-class Health Tech Hub facility at Frenchay campus is focused on advancing technology that enables people to live independently and manage their own health and well-being, thereby ensuring they spend the least possible time in hospital.

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