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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.
healing chronic disease

A simple prescription for healing chronic disease

Dr Shireen Kassam MBBS, FRCPath, PhD, dipIBLM, Founder and Director of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK, explains a simple prescription for health as a remedy to chronic disease.
insulin to immunotherapy

From insulin to immunotherapy: A century of discovery

Dr Faye Riley, Senior Research Communications Officer at Diabetes UK, highlights how immunotherapy is raising hopes for the next big breakthrough in type 1 diabetes.
mild cognitive impairment

Identifying dementia & mild cognitive impairment

Dr Timothy Kwok, Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, shares the development of the Electronic Cognitive Screen (EC-Screen) for population screening of dementia in older people.
chronic disease prevention

Innovation in chronic disease prevention 

Dr Eugene Durenard, CEO of Hyperbolic Holdings GmbH discusses promising emerging technologies in the field of early detection and prevention of major chronic diseases.
pandemic disease

Plague: The first pandemic disease

Ann G. Matthysse, Professor of Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, writes in detail about plague, the first pandemic disease including comment on bacteria.
lower your cholesterol levels

How to naturally lower your cholesterol levels

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
arthritis impacts

Arthritis impacts six million Canadians and counting

Dr Siân Bevan, Chief Science Officer of the Arthritis Society describes how arthritis impacts six million Canadians and counting.

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