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mealtimes

Changing mealtimes could prevent type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers will examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
UK Rare Diseases Framework

New framework to improve diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases

The new UK Rare Diseases Framework sets out to accelerate diagnosis and improve the treatment of rare diseases.
new gene therapy, OPA1

New gene therapy for eye disease developed in Ireland

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have developed a new gene therapy for an eye disease that leads to progressive loss of vision.
managing chronic pain, anaesthetia

More evidence on how to manage chronic pain can bring relief

Dr Ganesan Baranidharan, consultant in anaesthesia and pain medicine at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, explains the power of neuromodulation for managing chronic pain and explains why comprehensive evidence is needed.
Brain conditions

Brain conditions, mental and neurological alike

Prof Monica Di Luca, President, European Brain Council, sheds light on brain conditions, mental and neurological alike, starting with comment on the burdens presented.
COVID-19 brain complications, hypertension

Diabetes increases risk of COVID-19 brain complications

New research finds that bleeding and stroke are COVID-19 brain complications that are more frequent in people with diabetes and hypertension.
effects of multiple sclerosis

A vision of a world free from the effects of multiple sclerosis

Dr Katie Howe, Research Communications Manager at the MS Society charts a vision of a world free from the effects of multiple sclerosis.
salt reduction

Salt: The forgotten pandemic

Mhairi Brown, Policy and Public Affairs Manager for Action on Salt, stresses the need for Public Health England to implement a strict and ambitious salt reduction policy.
vaccine testing, covid

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma to vaccine testing

A study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health found that severe COVID-19 patients can produce strong antibodies for vaccine testing - especially the older male population.
Diarrheal disease

Introduction to E.coli and diarrheal disease

Ann G. Matthysse, Professor of Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides an informative introduction to E. coli and diarrheal disease.
PASET programme, technology

The RSIF-PASET Programme: Food security and agribusiness at SACIDS Foundation

Here, Professor Gerald Misinzo and Professor Mark Rweyemamu discuss the potential of the RSIF-PASET Programme.
COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis, EU-IPFF

COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis

Steve Jones, President of EU-IPFF and Chair, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in the UK describes the connection between COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis.
honeybee venom, breast cancer

Honeybee venom found to kill agressive breast cancer cells

Researchers from the University of Western Australia have found that the venom of honeybees can destroy aggressive breast cancer cells in a lab setting.
long-term health conditions

Diabetes: Innovative technology for long-term health conditions

Here, we discover why Gendius’ remote management technology, Intellin®, is poised to transform the way that we manage long-term health conditions including diabetes.
track and trace, uk government

Tech researchers: UK government should rethink track and trace

Lancaster University researchers suggest that the UK government should work with a deeper understanding of public priorities for track and trace.
prediabetes

Cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes

According to a new study, cinnamon improves blood sugar control in people with prediabetes and could prevent type 2 diabetes.
natural ingredients

Natural ingredients that help with diabetes

Mina Khan, Pharmacist, explores what naturally occurring ingredients are clinically associated with lowering blood sugar.
developing dementia

Diabetes significantly increases the risk of developing dementia

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the link between diabetes and the increased risk of developing dementia.
blood clots, covid-19

Life-threatening blood clots in COVID-19 patients

New research shows a link between COVID-19 and lower extremity arterial thrombosis, aka life-threatening blood clots.
face masks, WHO

New rule: Face masks will be mandatory for all shops

Health Secretary Matt Hancock today (14 July) confirmed that wearing face masks will be mandatory in all shops after 24 July.

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