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solid-state nanopores, big data

Resourceful solid-state nanopores: From blue energy production to big data processing

Jean-Pierre Leburton, and Olgica Milenkovic, Professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, discuss how big data processing via bio-sensing, and blue energy production revolutionise solid-state nanopores.
biobanks medical research, biomarkers

Biobanks to support medical research focus

With the current focus on public health worldwide, Arthur Goudena, Marketing Manager of PHC Europe, explains how one of Europe’s leading biobanks plays a growing role in supporting medical research.
EU4health, healthcare

EU4Health: Building healthcare systems of tomorrow

European Commission Director General for Health and Food Safety Sandra Gallina details the ambitious EU4Health Programme proposed as a response to COVID-19.
knowledge translation

New technologies for knowledge translation in cancer

Ahmed Samir Abdelhafiz and Zisis Kozlakidis both shed light on new technologies for knowledge translation in cancer.
experiencing loneliness

53% of cancer patients are experiencing loneliness during the pandemic

According to a new study, more than half (53%) of adult cancer patients have been experiencing loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
the HPV vaccine

Only 16% of men received HPV vaccine

Researchers from Michigan Medicine have found that only 16% of men had received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine.
risk of cancer

Mushroom consumption lowers the risk of cancer by 45%

Higher mushroom consumption is associated with a 45% lower risk of cancer, according to a new Penn State study.
2021 North America

April 2021 North America Analysis

In the Spring edition of North America Analysis, we hear from Robert Lembo, from the National Institutes of Health, who turns the spotlight on training physician scientists and clinician investigators through the process of graduate medical education in the United States, and more.
cancer treatment and services

Improving cancer treatment and services during and beyond COVID-19

Greg Quinn, BD UK, explores how cancer treatment and services have been impacted by the pandemic and the potential role of medical technology in supporting the NHS during this complex time.
UK cancer research sector, horizon europe

UK cancer research sector could lose 20% of funding after Horizon Europe

The Institute of Cancer Research found that UK cancer research sector could lose up to 20% of their funding, after UKRI replaces Horizon Europe.
brain cancer therapeutics

Brain cancer therapeutics: Overcoming the barriers

Sean E. Lawler PhD from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, sheds light on overcoming the barriers when it comes to brain cancer therapeutics.
FLASH Radiotherapy

FLASH Radiotherapy: An (r)evolution in cancer treatment

Here, Kristoffer Petersson, MRC Investigator and Group Leader of FLASH Radiation, enlightens us to the benefits of this promising new radiotherapy technique.
chronic disease prevention

Innovation in chronic disease prevention 

Dr Eugene Durenard, CEO of Hyperbolic Holdings GmbH discusses promising emerging technologies in the field of early detection and prevention of major chronic diseases.
cancer treatment in the uk

Cancer treatment: Radiotherapy

Cancer Centre London’s Keisha Robinson spoke to Open Access Government about cancer treatment in the UK today, in particular, radiotherapy.
swollen lymph nodes, COVID vaccination

Are swollen lymph nodes normal after getting the COVID vaccine?

According to radiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), swollen lymph nodes after COVID vaccination are a "normal reaction that typically goes away with time".
ovarian cancer symptoms

Subtle ovarian cancer symptoms that should not be missed

In recognition of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Nicky Keay, Chief Medical Officer at Forth and expert in endocrinology and women’s health problems, takes a look at some of the most common symptoms that too often get overlooked.
mRNA vaccine, cancer treatment

Can an mRNA vaccine be used to cure some types of cancer?

COVID brought the idea of mRNA vaccines to the attention of the world - now, cancer researchers are investigating how a similar vaccine could stop tumours in a single treatment.
cancer treatment

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer treatment

Experts from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the University of Molise chart the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer treatment.
beating cancer

European Commission presents Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan

The European Commission has announced its Europe's Beating Cancer Plan which sets out a new EU approach to cancer prevention, treatment and care.
detect cancerous moles

Star-gazing techniques used to detect cancerous moles

An STFC-funded project, MoleGazer, has successfully implemented astronomical techniques, used for star-gazing, to detect and track the evolution of cancerous moles.

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