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triple-negative breast cancer

New research uncovers how cancer stem cells drive triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers have identified a new stem cell pathway that allows triple-negative breast cancer to thrive, with their findings potentially pointing the way towards more effective treatments

Latest technology supports new mums to breastfeed

Public Health England’s Start4Life and Amazon Alexa helping mothers to breastfeed for longer
world kidney day

World Kidney Day shines a spotlight on women’s health

This World Kidney Day, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, joins organizations around the world in urging women to take action to prevent kidney disease
Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease – accessing hope

Huntington’s disease (HD) is described as a ‘neuro-degenerative’ disorder as it damages or kills the neurons in the brain. Sorcha McPhillips looks at how the disease affects many people around the world and how recent developments in medicine are bringing hope to people's lives.
brexit speech

Pharma industry responds to the Prime Minister’s latest Brexit speech

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) – representing global pharmaceutical businesses in the UK including GSK, AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Roche – has responded to Brexit speech by Prime Minister Theresa May
health and social care ecosystem

Nurses in Europe codesigning an EU value-based health and social care ecosystem

Dr Paul De Raeve, Secretary-General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) provides an in-depth perspective on the extent to which nurses in Europe are codesigning an EU value-based health and social care ecosystem.
work-life balance

Work-life balance as a game changer for gender equality and mental health

This year’s celebration of International Women’s Day coincides with European Parliament discussions on a proposed Directive on Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers

Hundreds of mental health professionals to learn pioneering PTSD treatment

Dr David Muss MD will deliver a one day workshop to hundreds of mental health professions to teach The Rewind technique which can help treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) patients
inflammatory bowel disease

Link between heart attacks and inflammatory bowel disease

Research indicates a strong role in the development of cardiovascular disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
asthma flare-ups

Short-term increases in inhaled steroid doses do not prevent asthma flare-ups in children

New research by the National Institutes of Health challenge common practice of increasing doses at early signs of worsening symptoms in asthma
aplastic anaemia

Raising awareness of aplastic anaemia

Grazina Berry from Aplastic Anaemia Trust, along with Professor Judith Marsh and Dr Shreyans Gandhi from King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, explore the rare and serious condition of aplastic anaemia (AA)
chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML): Leukaemia patients watching and worrying

Bethany Torr, campaigns and advocacy officer at Leukaemia Care discusses the impact of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) on patients
global healthcare provision

How mobile technology will improve future global healthcare provision

Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead at Zebra Technologies explores how mobile technology will improve future global healthcare provision
delivery of healthcare

Using innovative digital technologies for the delivery of healthcare in the UK

Jonathan Evans, communications manager at the Association of British Healthcare Industries explains the need to innovate when it comes to using digital technologies for the delivery of healthcare in the UK.
hepatitis B vaccine

Global Shortage of hepatitis B vaccine caused by manufacturing process

Health professionals have warned that problems in the manufacturing process has caused a global shortage of the hepatitis B vaccine. Ordering restrictions will remain in place in order to prioritise vaccinations for those who need it most.
blockchain medical device

Blockchain medical device set to improve the delivery for babies born by C-section

NnBu Holdings has developed a blockchain medical device to help deliver healthy outcomes for babies born by C-section
universal influenza vaccine

NIAID reveals strategic plan for universal influenza vaccine

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have orchestrated a plan to create a universal influenza vaccine.

Research reveals levels of inappropriate prescriptions in England

At least 20% of all antibiotic prescriptions in primary care in England are inappropriate according to research published by Public Health England
computing in medical imaging

Cloud computing in medical imaging: Not a matter of if, but when

Nadim Michel Daher, industry principal at Frost & Sullivan reveals his views on the vital role of Cloud computing in medical imaging.
rare disease therapies

EURORDIS Group call for more access to rare disease therapies in Europe

In light of Rare Disease Day, EURORDIS – Rare Diseases Europe and its member organisations, have launched a new position paper today (28th February), to grant patients full access to rare disease therapies across Europe.

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