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lacquer safety coating, coronavirus, COVID-19

JCB launch new lacquer safety coating to protect against coronavirus

JCB has launched a new lacquer safety coating product which is designed to reduce the transmission of diseases such as coronavirus .
cannabis edibles, biomedical

Up in smoke: Understanding knowledge gaps for cannabis edibles

Michael A. Rogers outlines four necessary elements to increase further societal understanding about the use of cannabis edibles.
early stages of COVID-19, ACE2

Researchers test drug that stops early stages of COVID-19

Dr. Josef Penninger led an international team from the University of British Columbia to pioneer a trial drug that could stop infection in the early stages of COVID-19.
analgesic innovation, patient pain

The great need for Analgesic innovation: 1 in 4 of us are waiting

Here, Mark J. Field M.Sc. FRSB, FIScT, MRPharmS, Owner and Founder of Analgesic Innovation, discusses the ever-pressing need for Analgesic Innovation.
health priority

Obesity in Europe: An urgent and relevant health priority for policymakers

Jacqueline Bowman-Busato, EU Policy Lead at the European Association for the Study of Obesity, explains why obesity in Europe is an urgent and relevant health priority for policymakers, NGOs, research funders, health professionals and the public.
epidemics

Learning from COVID-19: Can we prepare for future epidemics?

Margaret Heffernan, Author of Uncharted, shares her thoughts about how AI, big data and forecasting might not be the solution to the coronavirus, and how society should really be preparing itself for more inevitable epidemics.
Five rare diseases, Alice in Wonderland Syndrome

Five rare diseases you never knew existed

Learn about these five rare diseases to support governments, scientists and healthcare professionals to find treatments.
presenteeism

Presenteeism: Bad for workers, bad for business

Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd. explores the rise of presenteeism and how to mitigate its impact via good hand hygiene.
Noonan Syndrome

Leading a normal life with a Noonan Syndrome child: Benji Ballard’s story

Katie Ballard, a trustee of the Noonan Syndrome Association, shares her story of son Benjamin after receiving a life-changing diagnosis of Noonan Syndrome and cardiomyopathy.
Potato late blight in Europe

Potato late blight in Europe

Didier Andrivon delves into the disease that once killed 1.5 million individuals in Ireland: Potato late blight, also known as Phytophthora Infestans.
COVID-19, coronavirus

European Commission announces €232 million aid package to tackle COVID-19

In a bid to tackle the recent outbreak of COVID-19 the European Commission has announced a new aid package worth €232 million.
AI solutions

Advancing healthcare with AI solutions

As AI solutions are increasingly adopted in the healthcare sector, Dr Khalid Alyafei – Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Sidra Medicine in Qatar – discusses the benefits and challenges.
crisis of maternal mortality, NICHD

Research needed to address the crisis of maternal mortality

Dr Diana W. Bianchi, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), exposes the need to address maternal mortality.
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?
coronavirus news

Cybercriminals take advantage of coronavirus news

Avishay Zawaoznik, Security Research Manager at Imperva, describes the types of spam campaigns designed to spread fake news and the dangers they pose on our understanding of coronavirus.
Hand hygiene training

Clean you hands: Hand hygiene training to prevent and control infections

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, underlines the WHO’s annual Clean Your Hands campaign and comments on harmonisation in hand hygiene training to help prevent and control infections.
Coronavirus outbreak

How should employers handle the Coronavirus outbreak?

Paul Holcroft, Associate Director at Croner, highlights some of the main issues that will affect employers regarding the recent Coronavirus outbreak and how to deal with them.
uk cancer funding, NCRI

UK cancer funding reaches £700 million for first time

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) released figures today (4 February) showing that NCRI funding has reached £700 million for the first time.
coronavirus vaccine

Government pledges £20 million to develop new coronavirus vaccine

The Government has today pledged £20 million to develop a new coronavirus vaccine following concerns over the ongoing outbreak in China.
cases of coronavirus confirmed

Multiple cases of coronavirus confirmed in the UK

Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty has announced that two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in England.

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