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Tiny transporters could deliver treatment to stroke patients

Swarms of nanoparticles which are 15,000 times smaller than a pinhead may be able to deliver vital drugs to the brain, offering new hope to stroke patients.
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The effect of ‘fake news’ on the medical industry

In the current moment, how severely is the viral misinformation online (from anti-vaccination movements to deadly 'miracle' cures) impacting the medical industry?
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Public back NHS plans for new fast treatment

England’s top doctor has welcomed public support for NHS proposals on fast treatment for those who need it in A&E.
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The Oral Health Foundation launches national mouth cancer campaign

More than 130 people joined The Oral Health Foundation yesterday, at the Houses of Parliament, as the charity announced this year's Mouth Cancer Action Month.
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Fertility information: Giving young cancer patients the chance to have children

Young people with cancer are potentially being robbed of the ability to have children as important information around fertility is not being communicated at the earliest opportunity says the cancer charity, Teenage Cancer Trust.
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The priorities for tackling viral hepatitis in Africa

In this exclusive interview with Prof Olufunmilayo Lesi, Regional Medical Officer for Viral Hepatitis from the World Health Organization (WHO) Office for the Africa Region, discusses tackling viral hepatitis in Africa.
Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer: Towards precision medicine

In this detailed analysis, Jérôme Galon and Daniela Bruni at INSERM, Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, in France, discuss colorectal cancer.
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Swansea University Medical School’s Director of Research releases 100th cancer research paper

After a career spanning more than 20 years, a Swansea University Professor’s passion for research is as ‘strong as ever’, as he marks a very notable achievement – the release of his 100th cancer research paper.
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Cannabinoids in medicine Part 2: Pain

In the second of a series of five articles, Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies will discuss their expertise on the use of cannabinoids in medicine.
Growth Factors

BioScience: Connecting Growth Factors and Cyclic Peptides

Using cross-disciplinary technology, Dr Kunio Matsumoto, PhD, Professor at Kanazawa University in Japan is extending research on growth factor toward synthetic biologics for regeneration-based medicine and cancer theranostics.
intramembrane proteases

What is the role of intramembrane proteases in Cancer?

Regina Fluhrer from the University of Augsburg and Bernd Schröder from the TU in Dresden discuss the potential of intramembrane proteases as targets for cancer therapies.
treatment of ovarian cancer

Welsh project aims to offer treatment as ovarian cancer cases continue to rise

A new £2.6 million project led by Swansea University Medical School aims to dramatically improve the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer.
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.
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Finland: A framework for genetic research

Mark Daly, Director of the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), HiLIFE at the University of Helsinki, shares his expertise on medical genetic research on a population scale in Finland.
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Current gaps and future opportunities in dementia research

Here, Hilary Evans, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Research UK, outlines the current gaps and future opportunities in dementia research.
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Vessel growth in health and disease

John Greenwood PhD FRCPath and Stephen E. Moss PhD from UCL Institute of Ophthalmology discuss the vasculature in health and disease, a major focus of their research.
functional nanomaterials, biological targeting

Functional nanomaterials: Fit for purpose

Researchers at Técnico, Univ. Lisboa, share their expertise on functional nanomaterials and why they are fit for purpose.

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.
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Scientists discover way to protect hair from chemotherapy

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments.
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UK launches £200 million genetics project

The UK government announced the launch of a huge genetics project, working with GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, to understand diseases like dementia and cancer.

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