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New drug offers promising treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

Scientists have invented a new drug which could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer.
remote care

Digital health, cancer and remote care

Zisis Kozlakidis from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and Symeon Psomiadis from the University of Athens, Greece lift the lid on digital health and cancer, including how remote care is being supported during COVID-19.
2020 North America

July 2020 North America Analysis

The July 2020 edition of North America Analysis covers a range of policy topics from the region, including comment from the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock about the importance of anticipatory action when it comes to humanitarian affairs.
lung cancer treatment, nanoparticles

Can nanoparticles change lung cancer treatment?

A promising idea for lung cancer treatment has been developed by researchers at Lund University.
rice varieties, pesticide

Tailor-made climate-ready and nutrient-dense rice

Precision breeding has tailor-made new rice varieties designed to combat the double burden of malnutrition and a pesticide-free environment, according to Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center in Thailand.
chemically contaminated sites

Tackling chemically contaminated sites in the United States

Jennifer Kay and Bevin Engelward walk us through how the National Institutes of Health teams up with universities to tackle some of the most chemically contaminated sites in the United States.
imaging biomarkers

Oncology: Imaging biomarkers and the Alberta Radiopharmaceutical Collaboration

Dr Frank Wuest, Professor at Department of Oncology - University of Alberta, sheds light on the imaging biomarkers and the Alberta Radiopharmaceutical Collaboration in this special oncology focus.
NHS virus frontlines, COVID

The silence before the tsunami: COVID is devastating behind NHS virus frontlines

Doctor Allon Barsam, consultant eye surgeon and founder of Ophthalmic Consultants of London, calls attention to the unexplored devastation behind the NHS virus frontlines.
pyroptotic cell death

Pyroptotic cell death: Controlled self-destruct that causes inflammation and disease

Associate Professor Petr Broz discusses pyroptotic cell death, the controlled cellular explosion that can harm your health.
genetic research

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.
Cancer research analysis

Cancer research analysis: A focus on innovation

Here, the International Agency for Research on Cancer and other experts provide an in-depth analysis of cancer, the second leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases plus the role of technology and innovation in the field.
oral health

The NIDCR: Advancing America’s oral health through research and innovation

Here, Megan Warrender looks into the strides being made by the NIDCR to support dental research and innovation, and, in particular, how current initiatives feed into long term plans for dental, oral and craniofacial health and disease in the U.S.
paediatric cancers

Elucidating the pathogenesis of paediatric cancers

Prof Nicolo Riggi and Prof Ivan Stamenkovic from the University of Lausanne share their thoughts on the pathogenesis of paediatric cancers.
cancer in dogs and humans

Cancer in Dogs and Humans: How is it alike and how is it different?

Here, Jaime F. Modiano examines the similarities of cancer in dogs and humans, exploring the idea of a common origin.

Reducing the burden of colorectal cancer across Europe

Monique van Leerdam, leading colorectal cancer expert and Member of the United European Gastroenterology Public Affairs Committee, discusses what action can be taken to reduce the heavy burden of colorectal cancer across Europe.
global learning health system

Enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards

Peter Goodhand and Angela Page from Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, explain their thoughts on enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards.
prevention of pain

2020: The Global Year for the Prevention of Pain

2020 is the Global Year for the Prevention of Pain. James Boyce, Managing Editor at Pain Concern explains here why that matters.
cancer care

Advancements in Canada’s cancer care require strong government action

Here, Andrea Seale CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, discusses the recently elected government’s commitments to support Canadians with cancer.
medical industry, autism

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?
Global Food Research

Global Food Research: Will front-of-the-package warning labels change our eating habits?

The Global Food Research Program shares their perspective on targeting ultra-processed foods with front-of-the-package warning labels, which is the only impactful approach.

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