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What are the causes of endometriosis? A study suggests genetics
Researchers were able to better identify the causes of endometriosis using different datasets of women with and without the condition, finding genetics play a large role.
Five rare diseases you never knew existed
Learn about these five rare diseases to support governments, scientists and healthcare professionals to find treatments.
Where are Mexico’s dengue fever hotspots?
As many as one in five dengue fever deaths in the Americas occur in Mexico, which is why identifying dengue fever hotspots is so important.
“Cataclysmic” health emergency following Pakistan floods
The Pakistan floods have brought on a double burden of communicable, and non-communicable diseases, fuelling more inequality and health disparities.
Why are the root causes of amyloid-associated diseases so misunderstood and treatments so inadequate?
The annual worldwide cost of treating amyloid-associated diseases is about a trillion dollars and increasing steadily. But the human toll is worse Amyloids are killing us, both literally and financially. Consider just these three: Amyloid β (Aβ) in Alzheimer’s Disease, α-Synuclein (α-Syn) in Parkinson’s Disease, and Amylin (aka IAPP) in...
The challenge of treating genetic diseases: The example of creatine transporter deficiency
The vast majority of genetic diseases remains beyond possibilities of treatment with research continuing to be able to offer therapies to the affected patients.
UVGI Solutions for effective infection control
Ultra Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) refers to the use of UV radiation for the effective control of infections.
Understanding diabetes: Reducing the risk of type 2
Dr Stacey Lockyer, Senior Nutrition Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation, walks us through understanding diabetes & reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Amyloid Research Consultants
Amyloid Research Consultants enable research targeting root causes of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and diabetes.
How is human health impacted by the welfare of animals
The welfare of animals is not only important to animals but is also intrinsically linked to human health and the environment.
Why do some cancer patients not respond to immunotherapy?
Only half of patients with colorectal and endometrial cancer respond to immunotherapy, which is designed to recognise and attack cancer cells
North America Analysis October 2022
We enter Winter 2022 with our particular October volume of North America Analysis, crammed with insightful policy articles.
The UK’s oral health needs levelling up
Balika Reddy, Dentist at Harley Street Specialist Hospital, argues that the UK’s oral health is a postcode lottery and is in dire need of levelling up The current NHS contract to deliver dental care, introduced in 2006 is currently presenting a number of big challenges. It is time for a...
Metabolism detects our ancestry and risk of diseases
Our ancestry can be detected not only in our genes, but also in our metabolism, says ground-breaking Yale-led study.
Osteoporosis: An important NCD component of WHO’s vision for healthy ageing
World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, describes what we need to know about osteoporosis prevention, management and treatment, an integral component of their vision for healthy ageing.
Diabetes education to protect tomorrow
Prof Andrew Boulton, President, International Diabetes Federation, calls for more to be done to improve access to diabetes education.
Preparing Europe for a new generation of innovative therapies
Thomas Bols, Head of Government Affairs and Patient Advocacy, EMEA and APAC at PTC Therapeutics explores how preparing Europe for a new generation of innovative therapies has the potential to transform the lives of patients.
Peripheral neuropathy: Tracking gait and biomarkers to keep feet healthy and whole
Novel smart insole solution helps people with diabetes ensure foot health, by preventing peripheral neuropathy ulcers and falls.
Investigating a new method for pig vaccinations
Livestock vaccinations lead to healthy animals, healthy consumers, and a profitable industry.
Vaccines can reduce COVID-19 effects by up to 80%
Long-term COVID-19 effects have been decreased from anywhere between 50 and 80% for those who have been vaccinated when compared to unvaccinated people.