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Dementia Friendliness

World Alzheimer’s Month – Promoting dementia friendliness

The Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing (JCCPA) promotes dementia friendliness in Hong Kong during World Alzheimer’s Month
Post Diagnostic Support Program for People with Dementia in Hong Kong

Post Diagnostic Support Program for People with Dementia in Hong Kong

Professor Kwok discusses supporting people with dementia and the importance of implementing adequate care after diagnosis The prevalence of dementia among community dwelling people aged...
Vaccines and viral threats

Tailoring the immune system to viral threats

How viral vaccines work and why they are effective in curbing human viral disease - Pamela J. Lein and colleagues discuss in detail.
Examining the effects of post hospital discharge care on enhancing the physical and cognitive functioning of people with dementia

The effects of post hospital discharge care for dementia

Examining the effects of post hospital discharge care on enhancing the physical and cognitive functioning of people with dementia
Medical education

Medical education: Disruptive change and unintended consequences

L. Maximilian Buja explores the disruptive changes and unintended consequences within medical education in response to scientific advances.

On the fast-track to reimbursement: Germany unlocks business opportunities for digital health innovators

Prof. Dr. Freimut Schliess discusses digital health innovation in Germany, tackling larger public health challenges being faced.
biological therapies

Prospects for personalised medicine using advanced biological therapies

Dr Michael Morrison discusses the use of advanced biological therapies, such as gene therapy, in treatment for a personalised approach.
hand hygiene

Seamless Remote Hand Hygiene Training for Medical Colleges with SureWash

SureWash, a leading hand hygiene training company, now supports integration into Canvas, Blackboard Learn, Moodle and Brightspace Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Virtual Learning...
cardiorespiratory health

Continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health

The importance of continuous real-world monitoring of cardiorespiratory health, including adding value to pivotal clinical trials.
Voice biomarkers for assisted driving

Voice biomarkers that identify driving skills

Professor Shinichi Tokuno discusses voice biomarkers, and the application in the field of assisted driving for the elderly.
CBD treatment

New study shows CBD treatment may help treat pain, anxiety, and depression

Here, OilsBySimpson explains the findings of a new study on 400 patients prescribed cannabidiol (CBD). The results show promise for pain, anxiety, and depression.
resilience

Resilience is like a muscle we can train

Resilience in times of crises and how to come our stronger - an interview about with Prof. Dr. Brigitte Anderl-Doliwa and Franz-Josef Wagner.
Covid testing laboratories

Covid screening: Let private accredited laboratories show their worth

Professors Alan Thornhill and Darren Griffin of the University of Kent call for more qualified diagnostic labs to be used in battle against Covid.
Empty cities during COVID-19 pandemic

The environmental health lessons of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a number of lessons regarding the critical impact of environmental pollution on human health.
Contaminants and infections: a link to explore duriving the Covid-19 pandemic

Contaminants and infections: a link to explore

Discussing infections in light of the recent pandemic of COVID-19, Alberto Mantovani of Endocrine Disruptors Project delves in to what we can learn.
Sugary drinks tax and the war on obesity

Taxes on sugary beverages and ultra-processed food: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies

Discussing taxes on sugary beverages, important components of noncommunicable disease (NCDs) and obesity prevention strategies.
RealWorld4Clinic

RealWorld4Clinic – Real-life data for clinical research & care

RealWorld4Clinic is a new European initiative bringing real-world data to pivotal clinical research and outpatient cardiology care.
Microplastics - looking at the problem

Asking the question: Are Microplastics a Macro Problem?

Pamela J. Lein, PhD, Professor at the University of California, Davis, discusses the issue around microplastics and what we actually know.
dental filling material

Industrial partnership with university leads research on alternative dental filling material

Case study: UCL researchers and dental materials manufacturer collaborate to speed up the development of a new dental filling material for children.
BPA - Bisphenol A

Growing health concerns: Are BPA-free products safer?

BPA (Bisphenol A), a high production volume chemical in plastics and resin, is being linked to health concerns - here Professor Lein discusses.

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