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global cardiovascular deaths, IHD

Over half of global cardiovascular deaths happen in Asia

Over half of global cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths in 2019 happened in Asia - now, scientists are drawing attention to rapidly climbing figures, as heart issues continue to be a risk factor for severe COVID.
developing Alzheimer’s disease

Precision medicine in action: Alzheimer’s disease & polygenic risk scores

Earlier this year, Yourgene Health entered into a collaboration with Cytox to run their genoSCORE-LAB assay in our laboratory. genoSCORE-LAB™ is a new non-invasive test that can predict the risk of an individual developing Alzheimer’s disease from a simple saliva sample.
Epilepsy surgery

The need for improved access to epilepsy surgery

Arun Swaminathan MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of Nebraska Med Ctr, explores the need for improved access to epilepsy surgery.
paths to dementia

Understanding the many possible paths to dementia

Dr Roderick Corriveau, PhD from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., details the importance of understanding the many possible paths to dementia.
improved symptoms

IBS patients’ experienced improved symptoms during COVID-19 lockdown

According to new research, patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) unexpectedly experienced improved symptoms during COVID-19 lockdown.
more inclusive

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Making the world more inclusive

Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, explores how COVID-19 has given us a glimpse of the lived experience of persons with disabilities and discusses why we have a duty to make the world more inclusive for them.
fight dementia

Bilingualism to fight dementia

Neil Wright, on behalf of McGowan Transcriptions UK, discusses the benefits of bilingualism, specifically concerning how speaking more than one language can fight dementia.
treating genetic diseases

Today’s challenge of treating genetic diseases

Professor Olivier Braissant highlights here, how the challenges of treating genetic diseases can be exemplified by research on creatine transporter deficiency.
glucose monitoring

Medical wires in continuous glucose monitoring

Gary Davies, from Sandvik Materials Technology, explains how medical wires are helping patients monitor blood glucose levels without the need for daily testing.
death from COVID-19

HIV patients are more likely to die from COVID-19

In a new study, researchers have found that individuals living with HIV and AIDS have an increased risk of death from COVID-19 infection.
injecting insulin

The stress of making diabetes decisions

Cyndi Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of Quin, explores the stress of making diabetes decisions when it comes to injecting insulin.
sardines

Regularly eating sardines can prevent type 2 diabetes

A new study has discovered that the regular consumption of sardines helps to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.
death in type-2 diabetes

Drinking tea & coffee reduces risk of death in type-2 diabetes by 63%

A new study has found that drinking 4 cups of green tea or 2 cups of coffee per day reduces the risk of death in type-2 diabetes by 63%.
diabetic ketoacidosis

Surge in T2D children presenting diabetic ketoacidosis during pandemic

A new study from Children's Hospital Los Angeles has revealed a surge of pediatric patients presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
foot test

Foot test can detect heart rhythm disorder in diabetic patients

A simple annual foot test can help detect atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes, according to research presented at EHRA 2021.
huntington's disease research, cell biology

Huntington’s disease (HD) research

Dr. James E Goldman and Dr. Osama Al-Dalahmah from the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University, provide an in-depth perspective on Huntington’s disease (HD) research.
risk of stroke

The rudiments of stroke prevention

Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, on inspiring people to reduce their risk of stroke.
epilepsy field

Driving the epilepsy field ahead with new research benchmarks

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), drives the epilepsy field ahead with new research benchmarks, Vicky Whittemore, PhD, Program Director reveals.
public health surveillance

Africa: Strengthening public health surveillance systems

Several seasoned academic experts describe the move towards strengthening public health surveillance systems in Africa.
severe autoimmune diseases, immunotherapy

Curative approach to severe autoimmune diseases

Andrew Mackie, VP Business Development tells us how Imcyse, a Belgian immunotherapy expert, seeks a curative approach to severe autoimmune diseases.

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