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Chronic pain is the norm for 50% of people with long-term conditions

According to a UK study, those with multimorbidity are statistically between two and four times as likely to experience chronic pain.
crohn’s disease flare-ups

Stress linked to Crohns’s disease flare-ups

Through a McMaster University led study, new evidence showing a correlation between psychological stress and Crohn’s disease flare-ups has been identified.
World COPD Day

World COPD day: The Cinderella of chronic diseases

Sarah Woolnough, CEO of Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation, reflects on landmark research undertaken by the charity ahead of World COPD Day, including the largest ever survey of people with COPD in the UK.
keto diet

Keto diet risk to pregnant women and kidney disease patients

New analysis of ketogenic (keto) diets discovers health risks, including cancer, to pregnant women and patients with kidney disease.
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.
microvascular dysfunction, treatment

LRG1: An emerging therapeutic target for the treatment of microvascular dysfunction

John Greenwood PhD and Stephen E. Moss PhD explore the imminent potential of LRG1 as a microvascular dysfunction treatment.
chronic digestive diseases

The importance of the gut microbiome in chronic digestive diseases

Leading digestive health experts and MEP Sarah Wiener address how healthy nutrition, starting from a young age, can help to reduce the risk of chronic digestive diseases and improve the health of our gut microbiome.
polypharmacy and multimorbidity

Globally addressing polypharmacy and multimorbidities with computational techniques

Dr Juliana Bowles, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, discusses how to tackle polypharmacy and multimorbidities with computational techniques.
Covid-19 death risk, low income

Researchers link race and class to increased COVID-19 death risk

Study finds non-white, low-income populations suffer increased COVID-19 death risk, and proposes rent freeze policies to help people survive.
Mfa1 fimbriae, Porphyromonas gingivalis,

Periodontal disease: Structure of Mfa1 fimbriae

Professor Yoshiaki Hasegawa discusses the structure and biogenesis mechanism of Mfa1 fimbriae from the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.
brain disorders in europe, european brain council

Tackling the growing burden of brain disorders in Europe

Frédéric Destrebecq, Executive Director of the European Brain Council explains the importance of tackling the growing burden of brain disorders in Europe.
chronic autoimmune uveitis, ophthalmology

Understanding chronic autoimmune uveitis through ophthalmology research

Andrew Taylor, Professor of Ophthalmology, highlights research to understand the molecules that mediate ocular immune privilege so they can be adapted for chronic autoimmune uveitis.
brainwaves to treat pain, chronic pain condition

Phone app uses light, sound and brainwaves to treat pain

Scientists at The University of Manchester are developing a smartphone application connected to goggles which flashlight at a special frequency to use brainwaves to treat pain.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, multimorbidity

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Ageing and multimorbidity

It is estimated that more than 3 million people in the UK have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.
Chronic conditions, Type 2 Diabetes, Asthma, healthcare professionals, Napp, Health service

Napp: Reducing the burden of chronic conditions through partnership

Chronic conditions, such as asthma and diabetes, are creating an increasing burden on the health service.

Ageing and chronic kidney disease (CKD): The phosphate connection in biomedical science

Dr Makoto Kuro-o from the Division of Anti-Aging Medicine, Jichi Medical University in Japan gives a fascinating glimpse into an aspect of biomedical science that concerns the subject of how phosphate accelerates ageing, including his thoughts on chronic kidney disease (CKD).
pain of Endometriosis, Endometriosis

Insights: The seven year pain of Endometriosis

Martina Mercer speaks to us about her seven year fight with Endometriosis, and her struggle to obtain the hysterectomy that would change her quality of life.
medical cannabis clinics

ECH announces plans to open first UK medical cannabis clinics

European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has announced plans to open The Medical Cannabis Clinics in a step toward aiding patients living with a range of chronic conditions.
Nightingale Health

Nightingale Health to receive €20 million EU-financing

Nightingale Health, Finnish innovator of an internationally recognized blood analysis technology for chronic disease prevention, will receive €20 million.
fibre intake

Fibre and heart disease: simple ways to up your fibre intake

A new study supported by the World Health Organisation found that higher dietary fibre intake is associated with a reduced risk of several chronic diseases.

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