Jason Mckeown

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Dr Jason McKeown  wearing the Modius headband

Neurovalens, a Belfast-headquartered technology company that has developed a headband which can help users to lose weight, has raised £4.6 million (€5(...)

Modius Headband

If someone told you that you could lose weight by wearing a headband for an hour a day, you’d rightly give them a sceptical look. Yet that is exactly(...)

Pope Francis arrives at the Phoenix Park to celebrate mass. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

The Byrne family from Ballyduff, Co Kerry, are among the first to arrive at the Phoenix Park for the papal mass. Sitting close to the front of the alt(...)

An attendee looks at book-reading robots called Luka at CES International. Other tech unveiled at the event included wifi-connected showers, skin-analysing smart mirrors and a clothes-folding robot. Photograph: Jae  Hong/AP

Belfast-based tech company Neurovalens has found itself in the spotlight at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, competing in the final o(...)

The health tech firm has developed Modius, a headband that stimulates part of your brain that controls fat storage and metabolism, helping boost the latter while decreasing your appetite.

Neurovalens, a Belfast-based tech firm a weight management wearable headband, has raised almost $1.6 million (€1.3 million) in a crowdfunding round. (...)

Dr Vicky Kell, Invest NI,  with Jason McKeown, Neurovalens. The Modius band works by tapping into a nerve that runs directly to the brain stem.

A high-tech Belfast firm is hoping to take a big bite out of the multibillion pound global weight-loss market with the launch of a new device that sen(...)