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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.
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).
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.
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 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 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.
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?
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.
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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...
The role of geography in addressing global health needs
Senior Research Advisor from the American Association of Geographers, Yonette Thomas discusses the important role that geography can play in addressing global health needs, both in research and in practice The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is a non-profit scientific and educational society, founded in 1904. For over 100 years...
Chronic kidney disease – advancing opportunities for personalised treatment
Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan explores advancing opportunities for personalised treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and research into membranous nephropathy (MN) According to The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Health Information Center, in the US alone, approximately 30 million adults are estimated to...
Treatments and symptoms of Parkinson’s
Prof. David Dexter, deputy director of research at Parkinson’s UK shares his thoughts on the symptoms of Parkinson’s and the chances of finding a cure