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air pollution and brain health, pollutants

Air pollution and brain health

Here, Professor Pamela J. Lein and Professor Anthony S. Wexler of Neurotoxicology discuss the crucial issue of air pollution and brain health.
Endocrine disruptors project, COVID-19

Contaminants and infections: A link to explore

Here, Alberto Mantovani of the Endocrine Disruptors Project here discusses what there is to learn from the recent COVID-19 pandemic.
pandemic times, online lecture

How to create and deliver an online lecture: A survival guide during pandemic times

Professor Darren Griffin, University of Kent, and Dr Julia Stephenson, Brunel University London, discuss how to create and deliver an online lecture during these pandemic times
clinical trials and clinical care, wearables

Bridging the gap between clinical trials and clinical care

Here, Tatiana Affini Dicenzo and Freimut Schliess discuss bridging the gap between clinical trials and clinical care, specifically exploring if wearables are fit for this purpose.
treat type 2 diabetes, cbd oil

Can cannabidiol treat Type 2 diabetes?

Delve into the story of Kevin Simpson, who used Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat Type 2 Diabetes.
Digitisation and Healthcare in the UK, fujitsu

Digitisation and Healthcare in the UK

Here, Fujitsu discuss the plan for changing current situation of digitisation and healthcare in the UK.
elderly dementia patients, hospital re admission

Post-hospital discharge care for dementia patients

Here, the Department of Medicine & Therapeutics discuss the programmes that are supporting post-hospital care for Dementia patients.
Mental Health and Illness in the public mirror

Mental health and illness in the public mirror

Magdalena Rosset, Miriam Jaspersen, Anja Dittrich, Eva Baumann and Paul Bomke share their research findings on how mental health and illness is reflected in journalism.
global obesity, nutrition transition

Global Obesity: A ticking time bomb

Here, Professor Barry M. Popkin and colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) examine research on global obesity.
epidemic of obesity, bisphenol A

Are plasticizing chemicals contributing to the worldwide epidemic of obesity?

Here, UC Davis focus on the prevalence of Bisphenol A (BPA) and further explore how this plasticizing chemical can be contributing to the worldwide epidemic of obesity.
the benefits of cannabidiol

Elixinol: The benefits of cannabidiol (CBD)

Here, we learn more about the company’s (Elixinol) offering of cultivating top-quality strains of hemp, 100% organically grown and naturally processed to exceed industry standards.
Cardiovascular Sciences

A focus on cardiovascular sciences: Vital research in the field

The excellent work of Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli is explored here when it comes to vital research in the field of cardiovascular sciences.
supplements and medicines

Cannabinoid supplements and medicines

Here, GreenLight Medicines tell us what they do and the excellent supplements and medicines they offer in connection with cannabinoids and health. We also learn about their excellent research and development of safe and effective plant-based medicines.
Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Vitamin D and pregnancy – understanding the beneficial effects

Vitamin D, an essential fat-soluble vitamin and steroid hormone, is explored here with a focus on its beneficial effects when it comes to pregnancy.
Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer: Towards precision medicine

In this detailed analysis, Jérôme Galon and Daniela Bruni at INSERM, Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, in France, discuss colorectal cancer.
prevent dementia

Multidomain interventions: How to prevent dementia in Hong Kong

Here, Professor Timothy Kwok, Director of Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing, details multi-domain interventions to prevent dementia in Hong Kong, underlining important areas such as primary prevention, healthy diet, physical exercise and mild cognitive impairment.
Diabetic Retinopathy

A special focus on diabetic retinopathy

Dr Lalit Pukhrambam at Wayne State University School of Medicine is researching how to find a cure for the blinding eye disease of diabetic retinopathy by targeting a protein called thioredoxin-interacting protein (TXNIP), as we find out here.
musculoskeletal function research

A focus on musculoskeletal function research

Here, we feature two extensive interviews with Professor Dr Martin Flück at the Laboratory for Muscle Plasticity at Balgrist University Hospital, about vital musculoskeletal function research.
rural areas

Resilience in rural areas through participation: Insight from a mental health provider

Pfalzklinikum, a service provider for mental health in the Rhineland-Palatinate in Southwest Germany with over 2,000 employees in 14 locations, provides an insight into what they call the new health in the village, that is a participation project fostering resilience in rural areas
infectious diseases in Africa

The detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in Africa

Professors from The SACIDS Foundation for One Health and Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania share their thoughts on infectious diseases in Africa.

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