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What is CBD and how does it work?

Savage Cabbage Ltd offer their expertise to explain what cannabidiol (CBD) is and how it works: Read on to find out their perspective.
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Record number of antidepressants prescribed last year

Smart TMS, unveils exclusive research on the nation’s attitudes towards depression, mental health and its treatments.
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Research finds antibiotic contamination of global rivers

Concentrations of antibiotic contamination found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, according to researchers at the University of York.
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Presenting flu vaccinations as a “positive and healthy lifestyle choice”

A report published by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK), supported by Sanofi Pasteur, suggests that efforts to increase vaccination coverage need to present immunisation as a positive and healthy lifestyle choice.
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NHS experts brought into care homes to stop overmedication

An army of experts have been recruited by NHS England to stop overmedication of care home residents, aiming to improve older people’s health and care under the NHS Long Term Plan.
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50% of millennials would pick CBD oil over prescriptions for mental health

Eos Scientific has commissioned research across a sample of more than 2000 UK adults exploring the growing shift in health-conscious millennials seeking CBD oil over prescriptions for mental health.
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We need to talk about access to medical cannabis

Ramya Sriram, manager at Kolabtree, explains why many patients in the UK still cannot access medical cannabis and how scientific communication and further research can lead to change.
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Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies – Researching new therapies

Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies is a biopharmaceutical company combining cannabinoid medicine with world class scientific research and drug development.
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UK government publish report on increasing crack use

Public Health England and the Home Office have published an investigative report on the rise in crack cocaine use in 6 areas of England.
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Fears over life-saving drug unfounded, finds review

Fears over a life-saving drug that can be used to treat alcohol addiction are unfounded, according to its first ever systematic review.
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Biomarkers and patients’ access to personalised oncology drugs in Europe

Heinz Zwierzina M.D., CDDF Managing Director tells us all about biomarkers and patients’ access to personalised oncology drugs in Europe in this insightful article
Huntington's Disease

New research suggests Huntington’s Disease may take affect sooner than expected

The National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has published new research which reveals that Huntington's Disease may take affect in people much earlier on in life than originally expected and that a new drug may be paramount in controlling the disease.
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Autonomous in Old Age

Lisa Ehrhardt, Deputy Director "Regional Offers Living in Old Age" at Pfalzklinikum presents the work of their day centers for the elderly in the Palatinate.
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Vulnerable offenders ordered to use health services to address mental health

Vulnerable offenders with mental health, alcohol and substance abuse issues are addressing the underlying cause of their offending, as part of a pioneering scheme announced by Justice Secretary David Gauke today
Codeine

Codeine revealed as big killer in recent research

The Office for National Statistics has today revealed that the number of drug-related deaths in England and Wales is the highest since records began, with opiate-based prescription painkiller Codeine claiming 20% more lives this year compared to last
Cancer therapy

The current and future challenges of personalised cancer therapy

Managing Director of The Cancer Drug Development Forum, Prof. H. Zwierzina reveals his opinions on the current and future challenges of personalised cancer therapy, including the need for biomarkers.
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Billions of criminal money laundered through cryptocurrencies

Three to four billion pounds of criminal money in Europe is being laundered through cryptocurrencies, according to Europol Europol, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, estimates that about 3-4% of the £100bn in illegal proceeds in Europe are laundered through cryptocurrencies. Europol’s director Rob Wainwright has said that regulators...
Heterocyclic

The changing face of Heterocyclic Chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry

Professor of Organic Chemistry at University of York and Chairman of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group, Peter O’Brien explores the role of heterocycles in the pharmaceutical industry In 2017, the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group celebrated its 50th anniversary. It thus appears timely...
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Independent review ordered into immigration centre abuse

G4S has ordered an independent review into alleged immigration centre abuse as reports emerge of staff 'mocking and assaulting' detainees

Why does Heterocyclic Chemistry matter?

Professor Colin J Suckling of University of Strathclyde explores the reasons why Heterocyclic Chemistry matters in the world today

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