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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.
THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD SCHOOL OF HEALTH & SOCIETY

The University of Salford: Delivering specialist education and making positive change with research

The School of Health and Society at The University of Salford details how they are delivering specialist education and making a positive change when it comes to their excellent research work.
specific language impairment (SLI) in children

Profound insights into specific language impairment (SLI) in children

Growing up with specific language impairment (SLI) can impact a child’s development in a number of ways, argues Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas in a number of profound insights
anaemia

The burden of anaemia: The CoMMiTMenT project

Anna Bogdanova & Lars Kaestner share their thoughts on anaemia, a serious global health burden that affects 1.6 billion people globally
Innovating Healthcare – Embracing the Future - Hitachi

Innovating Healthcare – Embracing the Future

In this analysis, Hitachi’s outlines a detailed picture of patient engagement and the strain Type 2 diabetes has placed on today’s healthcare budgets.
cures for paediatric cancers

The quest to find cures for paediatric cancers

Ivan Stamenkovic and Nicolò Riggi from the University of Lausanne lift the lid on the quest to find cures for paediatric cancers, in this special feature
diabetes care and research

Diabetes care and research at The University of Salford

We find out that a course at The University of Salford aims to provide a balance between theoretical and clinical skills and develop participants’ levels of critical enquiry, so you can deliver high-quality evidence-based care to people with diabetes
Dementia care

Dementia care at The University of Salford

The Salford Institute for Dementia, based at The University of Salford aims to improve the lives of people affected by dementia, as this detailed analysis reveals
e-cigarettes

The health risks of e-cigarettes in the face of rising teen use

Pamela J. Lein, PhD, Professor of Neurotoxicology at the University of California’s Davis/School of Veterinary Medicine details the pressing need to assess the health risks of e-cigarettes in the face of rising teen use
psychosocial factors

How psychosocial factors can influence diabetes outcomes

The issue of how psychosocial factors can influence diabetes outcomes is the essence of this in-depth analysis on behalf of Roche Diabetes Care
health promotion

Health promotion in the workplace

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) share their thoughts on how to promote health in the workplace, as this detailed analysis reveals

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