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ageing demographic

The importance of an ageing demographic

Graham Armitage MBE puts the ageing demographic in the spotlight to highlight their importance to society, in this analysis.
Cancer, Healthcare research, OAG 021- January 2019

ChiLTERN: European project to improve outcome of children with liver cancer

In this analysis, Professor Keith Wheatley tells us about The ChiLTERN project, the most comprehensive research study ever undertaken in children’s liver cancer
mental health initiatives

St John Ambulance summit reveals range of UK’s mental health initiatives

Sleep training and talking groups for people undergoing IVF were among new mental health initiatives revealed by speakers at a two-day summit hosted by health charity St John Ambulance
mental health treatments

Using technology-enabled mental health treatments for Type 2 diabetes

Sarah Bateup analyses how technology-enabled mental health treatments could be used to help those with Type 2 diabetes
non-communicable diseases

Bleeding gums: Sentinels of non-communicable diseases of ageing

Professor Iain Chapple from the University of Birmingham UK, explains the link between periodontitis and non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes
your body

How the Christmas party affects your body in 24 hours

New research from Bensons for Beds reveals what time a hangover is likely to hit you the hardest, and what’s going on in your body after the Christmas party
heat shock proteins

The role of heat shock proteins (HSPs) in cancer cells

Chester Medical School highlights the importance of heat shock proteins (HSPs) in cancer cells and how we might utilise them therapeutically
Type 2 diabetes in the UK

Type 2 diabetes in the UK: How effective use of treatments could help address...

Professor John Wilding from the University of Liverpool discusses how more effective use of treatments and greater support for healthcare professionals can make the difference in the battle against Type 2 diabetes
loneliness and social isolation

Veterans are experiencing loneliness and social isolation

Veterans are experiencing loneliness and social isolation according to a large study published today in the Journal Occupational Medicine
health warnings

Cold weather health warnings issued by PHE

Cold weather puts young children, people over 65 and those with heart and lung conditions at risk from low temperatures
normal blood pressure

Millions unaware of what their normal blood pressure should be

Millions of Brits have no idea what their normal blood pressure should be, or even how tall they are, a new study has found
Huntington's Disease

The latest updates on Huntington’s disease research

Chief Executive of the Huntington’s Disease Association, Cath Stanley shares the latest updates on Huntington’s research from the 2018 conference.
HIV in the African region

Tackling HIV in the African Region: Improving the health and well-being of people

The WHO Regional Office for Africa are tackling HIV in the African Region to improve the lives and wellbeing of people dealing with the disease.
Specific Language Impairment (SLI)

Detecting Specific Language Impairment (SLI) in children

Mabel L Rice analyses the cause of Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and the need to identify it early on in children to provide a solution.
therapeutic drug monitoring

Point-of-care devices technology for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond

Christian Siebel and Dott.ssa Bianca Posocco detail the work of DIACHEMO, a Euroepan project developing a platform technology for point-of-care devices for chemotherapeutics and other drugs.
supply chains BioLife

A global biomedical ecosystem: Improving the world’s supply chains

Genevieve Leveille, Venture Partner of BioLife and Co-Chair of the TechUK DLT Working Group explores how current advances in DLT will improve the world’s biomedical supply chains when it comes to life sciences health care
personalised medicine

Personalised medicine in Estonia: Breaking down healthcare silos

Riina Sikkut, Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia offer her thoughts on personalised medicine and how this is breaking down healthcare silos
new genes

RCSI research finds eleven new genes associated with epilepsy

Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in Ireland have found new genes linked to epilepsy which could inform the development of new treatments for the condition

From diabetes prevention 1.0 to Prevention 3.0

Digitally enabled pathway personalisation is leveraging actionable data insights and dynamic intelligence to drive better outcomes as part of the Prevention 3.0 agenda
muscle-wasting conditions

The priorities for supporting people with muscle-wasting conditions

Some of the priorities for supporting people with muscle-wasting conditions and their families are explored here by Open Access Government

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