World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

Diabetes is a chronic disease, that causes blood sugar levels in your body to become too high, either due to your body not being able to respond properly to insulin or due to your body not being unable to produce any at all. If left untreated, this can lead to serious complications such as heart attack, stroke, obesity, eye disease, kidney disease and nerve damage.
November 18, 2022 — Aidan Flanagan
Make Mental Health a Priority

Make Mental Health a Priority

There are nearly one billion people worldwide who suffer from mental disorders. There is a stigma surrounding mental health making it difficult to speak up and seek help.

Covid 19 has been a huge impact on people's mental health all around the world. Within the first year of Covid-19, there has been a 25% increase in anxiety and depression worldwide.

October 28, 2022 — Aidan Flanagan
How Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Weight Gain

How Sleep Deprivation Can Lead to Weight Gain

Sleep is an important factor to help maintain health and well-being. It’s recommended that an adult should get at least 7 hours of sleep a night. Getting a good night’s sleep has many benefits such as better memory, reduced stress levels and lowers the risk of heart disease.
October 28, 2022 — Aidan Flanagan
The Sunday Times | Sir Richard Branson & co pick their start-ups of 2019

The Sunday Times | Sir Richard Branson & co pick their start-ups of 2019

These are the start-ups that most impressed Britain’s top entrepreneurs and investors in 2019. There was a technology theme to the selections, while several on our panel of small business champions picked companies, they claimed were tackling some of the world’s biggest problems by treating Alzheimer’s disease and broadening access to education.

January 21, 2022 — Chris Miskelly
The Irish News | Latest cash injection sees medical tech firm Neurovalens target US growth

The Irish News | Latest cash injection sees medical tech firm Neurovalens target US growth

A BELFAST technology firm developing a number of specialised medical devices has received its second major cash injection in a month.
Neurovalens has been boosted by £750,000 from the Growth Finance Fund to support the launch of a new sleep product in the USA later this year.

January 21, 2022 — Chris Miskelly
Belfast Newsletter | Health tech company creates 22 new jobs

Belfast Newsletter | Health tech company creates 22 new jobs

Belfast-based health tech company Neurovalens is set to create 22 new jobs with the development of a ground-breaking medical device.

Neurovalens, a global leader of neuro-technology products, is embarking on the development of a device for the treatment of obesity with £1m support from Invest NI. The technology is based on the neuro stimulation of specific areas of the brain responsible for influencing appetite and cravings.

January 21, 2022 — Chris Miskelly
Times of San Diego | UCSD Biotech Entrepreneur Wins at UC Innovation Summit

Times of San Diego | UCSD Biotech Entrepreneur Wins at UC Innovation Summit

The University of California recently awarded UC San Diego entrepreneur Jason McKeown for his wearable weight loss technology company Neurovalens, UC announced Monday.

January 19, 2022 — Chris Miskelly
Private: BBC NEWS | ‘Weight loss headset’ developed by NI man is showcased in US

Private: BBC NEWS | ‘Weight loss headset’ developed by NI man is showcased in US

A Northern Ireland firm that developed a headset aimed at helping weight loss is on the award shortlist at the tech world’s biggest event for innovators.

The product, Modius, claims to stimulate the part of the brain that controls fat storage and metabolism.

January 13, 2022 — Chris Miskelly
Silicon Republic | Neurovalens hiring for 10 roles in Belfast after raising £1.2m on Indiegogo

Silicon Republic | Neurovalens hiring for 10 roles in Belfast after raising £1.2m on Indiegogo

Neurovalens is offering positions in engineering and marketing.

Belfast-based tech firm Neurovalens has announced 10 new positions in software engineering, hardware engineering and marketing. The company hopes to fill the positions before the end of 2017.

January 10, 2022 — Chris Miskelly