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Manchester councils to control NHS budget

Manchester councils to control NHS budget

Regional councils are set to takeover the £6bn health budget for Greater Manchester under devolved NHS powers... Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is expected...

Congenital Deafblindness: Do you understand me?

Findings on four effective communication interventions for children and adults with congenital deafblindness Persons (children and adults) with deafblindness express themselves and understand others without...

Social care – fit for purpose

Richard Kramer, Deputy Chief Executive at the Deafblind charity Sense highlights the importance of social care for deafblind and disabled people Last year was incredibly...
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Care in the home

Dominic Carter, Policy Officer at the United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) details how home care can be more flexible and beneficial to the patient’s needs Homecare...

Drug discovery backwards?

There’s been a lot written about the slow-down in the marketing of new drugs in the last 20 years from the point of view...

Chemistry helps the fight against bacterial infections

Developing new antibiotics to tackle bacterial infections such as E.coli and MRSA is an important task. Open Access Government highlights how vital this is and...

The many uses of menthol

Phil Richardson a Commercial Consultant to the dermatology industry sheds light on the organic compound menthol, and its role as itch relief Menthol is used...
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HIV-1 vaccine remains the best solution

Professor Tomáš Hanke of the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford discusses why the development of HIV-1 vaccine remains a high global health priority Since the...

Creating artificial metalloenzymes

Dr Michèle Salmain from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris gives an overview of the process involved in creating artificial enzymes Artificial enzymes or ‘artzymes’...

Preventing chronic diseases through lifestyle

Chronic diseases account for the vast majority of deaths in European countries. Cardiovascular disease accounts for about 40% of deaths, with about 15% of...

Putting skin cancer in the shade

Sarah Williams, Senior Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK sheds light on the increased number of skin cancer diagnoses and the importance of...
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A novel approach to Melanoma

Melanoma is one of the most aggressive cancers in the human population. In addition to its aggressiveness, it is also the only one of...
HIV-1 vaccine remains the best solution

HIV-1 vaccine remains the best solution

Professor Tomáš Hanke of the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford discusses why the development of HIV-1 vaccine remains a high global health priority…  Since the...

Skin cancer: deadly but preventable

Jon Pleat MA DPhil FRCS(Plast), Plastic Surgeon and Scientific Advisor at SCaRF details the risks of skin cancer and how it can be prevented Skin cancer...

Paediatric Rheumatology in 2015

Paediatric Rheumatology has become recognised within the last 20 years as a paediatric subspecialty. Previously the care of these patients was undertaken by interested...

Embracing 21st Century paediatric rheumatology

Dr Clarissa Pilkington, Consultant in Adolescent and Paediatric Rheumatology at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) sheds light on paediatric rheumatology and how treatment has improved...

Musculoskeletal disorders in the working population

Vern Putz Anderson from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) details the risk...

Predicting drug responses

Luminex xTAG® CYP2D6 Kit v3 and xTAG® CYP2C19 Kit v3 assays may aid in determining therapeutic strategies for drugs metabolized by CYP2D6 and CYP2C19...

Why European health systems must overcome the big challenge

Seemingly unaffected by recent financial crisis and austerity measures, European healthcare keeps improving. Performance, in key terms such as infant mortality, the survival of...
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Innovative brain imaging

Energy defects, neuroinflammatory processes, and abnormal cellular morphology in neurodegenerative diseases (ND) would constitute extremely informative brain imaging biomarkers of disease progression and readouts...

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