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cannabidiol, medical cannabis

Why cannabidiol really is the next big thing

From the stories appearing about CBD and its near miraculous effects, to the pharmaceutical companies rushing to catch up, it seems everyone is taking about cannabidiol.
human body in space, NASA twins study

NASA research reveals what happens to human body in space

Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study reveals interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body in space adapted to, then recovered from, that extreme environment.
neurotrophin signalling

Complexity of neurotrophin signalling in the nervous system

Momoko Takahashi, a Doctoral Student at Northwestern University, explains the complex research of neurotrophin signalling in the nervous system in this report.
biomedical fields

Providing a path to advanced degrees in biomedical fields

The NYU Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences aims to train the next generation of scientists to make breakthroughs and advances in society at large, explains Naoko Tanese.
respiratory disease

Research reveals sugar could cure respiratory diseases

The restriction or inhalation of common sugar could one day treat a range of respiratory diseases, according to new research led by University of Manchester biologists.
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Employing “living biobanks” to advance biomedical research

A group of seasoned experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories explain the notion of employing “living biobanks” to advance the field of biomedical research.
stop ovarian cancer, new class of drugs

New drugs could stop ovarian cancer

Researchers at The University of Manchester have shown that a new class of drugs are able to stop ovarian cancer cells growing.
TB research discovery, Gulu Referral Hospital, aspergillosis

TB research discovery could now save over 10,000 lives

Around 1 in 15 people affected by Tuberculosis (TB) are likely to get the treatable fungal infection Aspergillosis, according to TB research by The University of Manchester and Gulu Referral Hospital, Uganda.
Greenlight Medicines

GreenLight Medicines – novel plant-based medicines

GreenLight Medicines brings novel plant-based medicines to market to provide relief from serious conditions and greatly improve quality of life
Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM)

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland is an international research institute in Helsinki focusing on human genomics and personalized medicine.
Signal Peptide, DZNE

Looking at Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like proteases

Prof. Regina Fluhrer from LMU & DZNE and Professor Bernd Schröder from TU Dresden discuss how intramembrane proteases contribute to the development of immune cells.
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
hearing loss

Supporting biomedical research: A focus on hearing loss

We look at the the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)'s work around helping those with hearing loss.
fruit fly

Why funding fruit fly research is essential for the biomedical sciences

Andreas Prokop, Head of the Manchester Fly Facility, explains how fruit fly research generates knowledge important for understanding many human diseases
data science

Discovery and health at the intersection of data science and open science

Michael F. Huerta from the National Library of Medicine at the U.S.’s National Institutes of Health explores how discovery and health benefit from the intersection of data science and open science
heart disease

New class of drugs to reduce heart disease by targeting gut microbes

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic in the United States have designed a potential new class of drugs that may reduce cardiovascular diseases by targeting a specific microbial pathway in the gut.
New York Uni School of Medicine

The role of normal huntingtin in Huntington’s disease

Professor Tanese of the New York University School of Medicine discusses Huntington’s disease Mutation in the huntingtin gene causes Huntington’s disease, a heritable and fatal neurodegenerative disease. The production of mutant huntingtin (HTT) protein is thought to be responsible for alterations of normal processes that ultimately result in the death of neurons....
Pneumology & Pulmonary Cell Research university hospital basel

Where are the new asthma drugs?

Professor Michael Roth from the Department Biomedicine & Pneumology, at the University Hospital Basel, discusses development of medication for asthma and new asthma therapies. Asthma is the most common non-communicable chronic inflammatory disease of the lung worldwide with no cure available. In the 2016 EU Symposium on the Awareness of allergic diseases it...
digital health

Implementing digital technology for brain health

Frédéric Destrebecq, Vinciane Quoidbach and Marijn Scholte from The European Brain Council (EBC) detail how the future of healthcare and improved brain health can be achieved through implementing digital health technology The European Brain Council (EBC) is a Brussels-based organisation that gathers patient associations, major brain-related societies, as well as...

PET imaging of neurodegenerative diseases

Prof. Dr Axel Rominger from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich on how neurodegenerative diseases can be studied through PET imaging

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