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Mirror Hand: Maximising neuroplasticity through robot-assisted rehabilitation

Here, Jen-Yuan (James) Chang discusses pioneering research and innovation by National Tsing Hua University of robot assisted rehabilitation for those who have suffered a stroke.
viral hepatitis, world hepatitis day

The burden of viral hepatitis in the WHO Region of Africa

Ahead of World Hepatitis Day on 28th July 2019, the WHO Regional Office for Africa detail the key issues when it comes to the burden of viral hepatitis in the WHO Region of Africa.
biomedical applications

DeepHealth project: Deep-learning and HPC to boost biomedical applications for health

Jon Ander Gómez and Monica Caballero, DeepHealth Technical Manager and Project Coordinator, lift the lid on an exciting project that concerns deep-learning and high performance computing to boost biomedical applications for health.
Distributive biobanking models

Distributive biobanking models: Why biospecimens need blockchain

Here, several experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories provide a novel perspective around distributive biobanking models, including why biospecimens need blockchain.
redefining efficiency, cancer patients

Redefining efficiency based on what matters to cancer patients

Redefining efficiency based on what matters to cancer patients is placed under the spotlight here by All.Can, including identifying opportunities for change.
antimicrobial adhesive, healthcare-associated infection

FLEXPOL: An antimicrobial adhesive film

The EU-funded project FLEXPOL (GA number 721062) offers an affordable approach to prohibit the spread of bacteria and healthcare-associated infections using cost-effective and sustainable film products.

Paediatric Hepatitis B: Investigating fingernails and hair

Here, Haruki Komatsu discusses how Paediatric Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the main things which can lead to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
mitochondrial-lysosomal, diabetic retinopathy

The role of TXNIP in mitochondrial-lysosomal axis dysregulation

Lalit P. Singh, Associate Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, explains the role of TXNIP in mitochondrial-lysosomal axis dysregulation in diabetic retinopathy.
visual impairment diseases, national eye institute

Research on visual impairment diseases by the U.S.

Here, Open Access Government explore how the National Eye Institute in the U.S is supporting vision research that encompasses visual impairment diseases of people of all ages.
functional nanomaterials, chemistry focus

Chemistry focus: Advances in engineering functional nanomaterials research

Katharine Moore Tibbetts, Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, shares with us her expertise on advances in engineering functional nanomaterials, an area of chemistry research that has benefitted society in various ways.
cannabinoids in medicine, oxford cannabinoid technologies, cbd oil

Cannabinoids in medicine Part 1: Cancer

In the first of a series of five articles, Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies will discuss their expertise on the medicinal use of cannabis derivatives.
diagnose sepsis, microfluidics

Microfluidics device can diagnose sepsis in minutes

A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually.
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.
arthritis drugs, severe rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers find that patients are not given arthritis drugs

University of Manchester scientists found that drugs for patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis should be given to moderate sufferers to prevent high levels of disability.
heart failure treatment, erectile dysfunction

Sex drug could be the next heart failure treatment

The University of Manchester found that a drug used for erectile dysfunction can slow or even reverse the progression of heart failure of sheep.
urine test, smear test, cervical cancer

Urine test could replace smear test for cervical cancer

University of Manchester scientists latest research finds that urine testing may be as good as the smear test for preventing cervical cancer.
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.
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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