Stolen Lives: The Reality of Living with Long Covid
Long Covid is affecting an estimated two million people in the UK; however, both the general population and the UK government have continued to overlook its impacts. This eBook sheds light on the life-changing condition.
The Pinpoint Test: Harnessing the power of AI in cancer diagnostics
Suspected cancer patients in England are currently referred to the NHS urgent cancer referral pathway, known as the ‘2-week wait’ (2WW). It guarantees that suspected cancer patients can see a specialist in Secondary Care within 14 days of referral.
Genomic instability in cancer
In this eBook, Sabine Mai from the University of Manitoba explores how nuclear architecture enables the analysis of genomic instability in cancer.
Why are the root causes of amyloid-associated diseases so misunderstood and treatments so inadequate?
The annual worldwide cost of treating amyloid-associated diseases is about a trillion dollars and increasing steadily. But the human toll is worse Amyloids are killing us, both literally and financially. Consider just these three: Amyloid β (Aβ) in Alzheimer’s Disease, α-Synuclein (α-Syn) in Parkinson’s Disease, and Amylin (aka IAPP) in...
Planting the seeds of value based care in the emergency department
This eBook covers the major challenges facing healthcare systems and how the potential role of artificial intelligence can support improved outcomes, financial savings and value-based care in the emergency room.
Improve your bone health naturally
MyBones explores the potential Low-intensity Vibration therapy has as a natural alternative to prevent and combat osteoporosis.
The toll of climate change on mental health
Although its health impacts vary between regions depending on geography, socio- economic status of affected communities, and political policies, climate change is the single greatest threat to human health.
The nuclear architecture of cancer cells
The nuclear architecture of the genome describes the structural order of the genetic information in our cells. It is like a house that protects the family in it, and each room in this house has a role to play, like the kitchen or the living room.
ALACI22 Immunology in Latin America and the Caribbean and the IUIS Global Meeting
Sharing information on Immunology is essential for success in battling disease in the global population.
The many routes to an optimal leisure lifestyle
An optimal leisure lifestyle (OLL) consists, in its most agreeable form, of deeply fulfilling participation during free time in one or more substantial, absorbing activities known as serious leisure.
The Historical Significance of Toxicology
Poisons have also been wielded as tools of assassination or intimidation in quests for political and/or financial gain and crimes of passion. Here, we provide a brief review of (in)famous poisonings from ancient to modern human history.
A look into government medicolegal death investigations
Chief Medical Examiner Victor W. Weedn, MD, JD, highlights governmental medicolegal death investigation (MDI) systems in the U.S. and the world.
Implications for medicine of understanding the basis of self-nonself discrimination
Peter Bretscher, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology at The University of Saskatchewan, discusses the implications for medicine of understanding the basis of self-nonself discrimination.
Should we test for differences in allergen content between varieties of crops and animal...
Rick Goodman, Food Allergy Research and Resource Programme at the University of Nebraska, discusses tests for differences in allergen content between varieties of crops and animal species for food safety.
Do the arts of the treating tropical leishmaniases teach important lessons?
Professor Peter Bretscher, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Saskatchewan, explains what we can learn from the treatment and prevention of tropical leishmaniases.
Shifting Goalposts: Redefining Success of Treatments in Epilepsy
Arun Swaminathan, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, explains how the treatment goals of epilepsy are changing.
Forged in fire: The environmental health risks of wildfires
Here, Pamela J. Lein discusses the environmental health risks of wildfires.
How can next-generation sequencing create treatments for diseases?
In this ebook, we interview Dr Richie Kohman, Synthetic Biology Platform Lead at the Wyss Institute at Harvard, about his work with next-generation sequencing (NGS).
Contemporary treatments for epilepsy
Dr Arun Swaminathan, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska, explores the contemporary power of neurostimulation in treating epilepsy.
Can cannabidiol treat Type 2 diabetes?
Delve into the story of Kevin Simpson, who used Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat Type 2 Diabetes.