Pioneering brain haemorrhage treatment reduces long-term disability in premature babies5 July 2020Premature babies with serious brain haemorrhage treated with a brain washing technique pioneered by Bristol researchers have shown in a 10-year follow-up study, were twice as likely to survive without severe learning disability when compared with infants given standard treatment. The findings are published today [5 July] in the journal Archives of Diseases in Childhood.
Quantum security company wins Bristols Tech-Xpo 20201 July 2020KETS Quantum Security, world leaders in integrated quantum cryptography hardware solutions, pitched against ten other start-ups from Bristols world-leading tech scene to win the Best Elevator Pitch audience vote at Tuesdays inaugural online version of SETsquared Bristols Tech-Xpo.
New heart valve could transform open heart surgery for millions of patients globally29 June 2020A new polymeric heart valve with a life span potentially longer than current artificial valves that would also prevent the need for the millions of patients with diseased heart valves to require life-long blood thinning tablets has been developed by scientists at the universities of Bristol and Cambridge. The team's latest in-vitro results, published in Biomaterials Science, suggest that the PoliValve could last for up to 25 years.