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An update on exports in the health technology sector

Jonathan Evans, communications manager at the Association of British HealthTech Industries provides an interesting update on the health technology sector, including the extent to which the UK exports to the EU every year in this vein.
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Nanomedicines: Depicting human health risks hindering clinical translation

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan shares her expertise on the world of nanomedicines, with a special focus on depicting human health risks hindering clinical translation.
developmental biology

How developmental biology changes our lives

Shyh-Jye Lee (Jeff), Ph. D, President of the Taiwanese Society of Developmental Biology (TSDB) explains the way in which developmental biology impacts upon our lives
Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy: Present concerns and foreseen opportunities

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from the TechVision Group at Frost & Sullivan provides a detailed analysis of the present concerns and foreseen opportunities around muscular dystrophy (MD)
mental health care

Mental health care and the pharmaceutical industry

Marcin Rodzinka, Project Coordinator at Mental Health Europe explains how transparency between the pharma industry and health professionals can influence the quality of mental health care in Europe today
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The challenge of curing cancer in the world’s children

Dr Martin English, Consultant Paediatric Oncologist and member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) explains the challenge of curing cancer in the world’s children
therapeutic intervention

What’s in an aggregate? Therapeutic intervention in Huntington’s

Naoko Tanese from New York University School of Medicine outlines their work around Huntington’s disease (HD) and new targets for therapeutic intervention
speech, language and communication needs

What next for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs?

Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Head of Evidence shares her thoughts on the report Bercow: Ten Years On and the next steps for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs
commercialisation

The challenge of commercialisation: Keeping an academic balance

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE, research professor of chemistry at the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry shares his views on the challenge of commercialisation when it comes to research into medicinal chemistry
therapies for Huntington’s disease

Sources of funding in the development of therapies for Huntington’s disease

Leora Fox, Jennifer Simpson and George Yohrling from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America explore the sources of funding in the development of therapies for Huntington’s disease (HD).
root cause of Type 2 diabetes

Tackling the root cause of Type 2 diabetes: Obesity

Kristoffer From, CEO of Liva Healthcare and Simon Pickup, UK Managing Director at Liva Healthcare share their thoughts on why obesity is key to tackling the root cause of Type 2 diabetes
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Disease-associated myosteatosis in people with cancer: Can it be treated?

Can we prevent the muscle loss associated with some cancers? Dr Vera Mazurak at the University of Alberta is looking into one method of...
tobacco

World No Tobacco Day: The effects on your heart

Many people don’t realise the harm that tobacco use does to the heart, a leading cardiologist has warned
health data

Asthma sufferers willing to share data to improve care and research

A recent report from Asthma UK has shown that nine in ten people (88%), living with asthma in England are in favour of sharing their data to improve NHS services
2019 European elections

2019 European elections: it is time to show that the voices of all EU...

As the European Parliament marks one year until the 2019 European elections, Mental Health Europe says EU states must reform outdated laws to show once and for all that people with psychosocial disabilities have a right to be heard

The Roche digital solution to the diabetes challenge

Diabetes is described as the epidemic of the 21st Century, in the view of Roche Diabetes Care, who are using digital technology and data management to help patients, healthcare professionals and payers address this costly challenge
molecular signalling

TGF-β signalling – Tumor biology in prostate cancer

Identifying the molecular signalling pathways leading to advanced prostate cancer to improve therapy and diagnosis
antimicrobial resistance

UK Government invests £30 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance

The funding will be used to deliver four new projects as part of the Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF)
NHS crisis

How can technology solve the NHS crisis?

Vivek Patni explains why technology has a key role to play as the NHS creaks under the weight of public demand
Online diabetes

Online diabetes competency training: Improving standards and reducing variation

Candice Ward, Lead CDEP Educator from Cambridge Diabetes Education Programme (CDEP) details online diabetes competency training, including the importance of improving standards and reducing variation

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