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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.
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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.
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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.
Department of Biomedicine

Finding disease specific indicators for chronic inflammatory lung diseases

Prof Dr Michael Roth asks the question, Why do we fail to find disease specific indicators for chronic inflammatory lung diseases?
didgital innovation

Digital innovation in diabetes: From health promotion to integrated care provision

Prof Dr Freimut Schliess, Director of Science & Innovation at the Profil Institut für Stoffwechselforschung GmbH shares his views on data-based solutions for diabetes.
cancer diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence to improve cancer diagnosis

Ambitious new plans set out by the Prime Minister today will see around 22,000 fewer people dying from cancer each year by 2033
blood pressure screening

World Hypertension Day: Blood pressure screening could prevent millions of premature deaths

The chief cardiologist at the United States’ top-ranked heart hospital has praised a campaign to ensure fair access to blood pressure screening, saying it could prevent millions of premature deaths every year
cholera in Yemen

UK aid helps protect against cholera in Yemen

UK aid helps vaccinate over 450,000 people to prevent the spread of deadly cholera in Yemen
IBS

IBS Awareness month: National charity runs initiatives to help IBS sufferers

The IBS Network will run a series of activities throughout April to help those suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), to overcome the stigma surrounding the illness.
world kidney day

World Kidney Day shines a spotlight on women’s health

This World Kidney Day, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health, joins organizations around the world in urging women to take action to prevent kidney disease
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New discovery for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Revolutionary discovery brings hope to lung disease sufferers after scientists from Université Paris-Saclay find a way to stop the deterioration of the arteries
liver biopsies

New technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS

Digital liver scanning technology could almost halve the number of biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease, according to a study
care in oncology

Need for supportive care in oncology will increase during the next decade

The need for supportive care in oncology will increase as patients continue to live longer and cancer progresses to become more like a chronic disease Supportive care increases patient quality of life, improves their chances of completing treatment, can reduce costs for healthcare institutions, and is fundamentally necessary given that...

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