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Diagnosis of dementia: The impact of COVID-19

Dementia UK’s Head of Research and Publications, Dr Karen Harrison Dening, discusses her thoughts on the diagnosis of dementia and the impact of COVID-19 on this.
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ICE detention centres withheld vaccines from child migrants

Over 12 US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centres had multiple outbreaks of infectious disease - due to withholding vaccines for adult and child migrants.
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Why do people with dementia often go missing?

New research by the University of East Anglia found that 70% of people with dementia go missing - but why? 
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Long haul COVID-19 survivors experience lasting skin problems

According to a new analysis, COVID-19 patients have shown lasting skin problems long after their initial infection has cleared.
herd immunity

The ‘herd immunity’ strategy for COVID-19 is dangerous and unfeasible 

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass of University of Kent’s School of Biosciences, explain why a herd immunity approach to COVID-19 would include great risk, potentially many deaths, and may simply not work.
Diarrheal disease

Introduction to E.coli and diarrheal disease

Ann G. Matthysse, Professor of Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides an informative introduction to E. coli and diarrheal disease.
COVID-19 and diabetes

COVID-19 and diabetes: What do we (not) know?

Dr Lucy Chambers, Head of Research Communications at Diabetes UK, provides us with her thoughts on COVID-19 and diabetes, in terms of what do we (not) know.
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Innovative treatments for heart failure

Prof Dr Joost Sluijter, Professor, Cellular and Translational Cardiology at University Medical Center Utrecht shares an in-depth perspective on the needs for innovative treatments for heart failure.
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Importance of choice: Insulin delivery systems for Type 1 diabetes in the UK (Advertorial)

Hjalte Hojsgaard, Insulet International, highlights why choice of insulin delivery devices is important, and why access to this life-changing technology is not yet fully utilised in UK diabetes services.
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The evolution of healthcare: How can telehealth ease diabetes management?

Digital health company Glooko sees a paradigm shift in healthcare with increased remote monitoring and easier access to telehealth.
long-term health conditions

Diabetes: Innovative technology for long-term health conditions

Here, we discover why Gendius’ remote management technology, Intellin®, is poised to transform the way that we manage long-term health conditions including diabetes.
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The relationship between diabetes and muscle mass

InBody Clinical Team describes the relationship between diabetes, one of the most common diseases of the modern age, and muscle mass.
insulin delivery

Reducing the burden of diabetes management through flexible and discreet insulin delivery

Alex Evans, UK Country Manager for ViCentra B.V., discusses how insulin pump system Kaleido can provide solutions to reduce the practical and emotional burden of living with diabetes.
alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease: Incurable but preventable?

Jonathan Baker of, GBS Clinic, sheds light on the current extent of our knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Eye health: Diabetic Retinal Screening

Max Halford FBDO CL, Clinical Lead for the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, tells us what we need to know about Diabetic Retinal Screening in this eye health focus.
heart disease

Heart disease: The collateral damage of COVID-19

Professor Lina Badimon and Elisabetta Zanon from the European Society of Cardiology provide their thoughts on understanding and addressing the impact of COVID-19 on heart disease.
prediabetes

Cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes

According to a new study, cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes and could prevent type 2 diabetes.
natural ingredients

Natural ingredients that help with diabetes

Mina Khan, Pharmacist, explores what naturally occurring ingredients are clinically associated with lowering blood sugar.
poor housing conditions

Poor housing conditions have damaging affect on cardiovascular health

According to a new study, people who are homeless or live in poor housing conditions may experience 60-70% higher rates of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure.
chronic digestive diseases

The importance of the gut microbiome in chronic digestive diseases

Leading digestive health experts and MEP Sarah Wiener address how healthy nutrition, starting from a young age, can help to reduce the risk of chronic digestive diseases and improve the health of our gut microbiome.

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