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Insights: Working with personality disorders

Dr. Jo Gee writes about working with personality disorders through her psychotherapy experience of over 10 years: Read on for what she has to say about mental health treatment.
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Supporting mental health services, alcohol and drug use in Ireland

Here, we find out how Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD is helping to support mental health services, as well as alcohol and drug use issues in Ireland.
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Cannabinoids in Medicine Part 3: Psoriasis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Following the first two articles that discussed the treatment of cancer and pain, this third piece will focus on the use of cannabinoids to treat psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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Chemistry: The ‘why’ and ‘what’ of academic drug discovery research at the University of...

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE from the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, details the ‘why’ and ‘what’ of academic drug discovery research at the University of Strathclyde, as well as his thoughts on the value of a chemistry degree.
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Researchers use blood test for rare genetic condition

PTC Therapeutics have announced the use of a blood test for the rare genetic condition, aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency.
Superbugs threat rises

Antimicrobial resistance: 10 million UK lives at risk as Superbugs threat rises

Only 11% of Brits see antimicrobial resistance as a serious threat to society, despite the outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer saying earlier this year that Superbugs “could kill us before climate change does”.
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Tiny transporters could deliver treatment to stroke patients

Swarms of nanoparticles which are 15,000 times smaller than a pinhead may be able to deliver vital drugs to the brain, offering new hope to stroke patients.
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Report reveals use of chemical restraints in aged care

The Royal Commission of Inquiry’s report questions why Australia allowed use of chemical restraints in aged care.
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Why are hundreds dying in the ‘war on drugs’?

The Bangladeshi authorities are responsible for hundreds dying due to a violent anti-drugs campaign, Amnesty International said in a recent report.
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The Keep Antibiotics Working campaign returns

The Keep Antibiotics Working campaign is back to alert the public to the risks of antibiotic resistance, urging people to always take their doctor, pharmacist or nurse’s advice.
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Researchers give insight into UK far-right extremism

New research provides invaluable insight into UK far-right extremism by investigating the political group and terrorist organisation, National Action.
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Cystic fibrosis drugs agreement secured by NHS England

NHS England has announced it has secured a definitive cystic fibrosis drugs agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals, to use all three of their UK-licensed medicines.
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The Japanese Society of Nephrology: Research and education to tackle kidney disease

Here we find out how The Japanese Society of Nephrology engages in research developing human resources, providing lifelong education and disseminating knowledge to the public, to tackle kidney disease and promote health.
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: An incurable lung disease

Steve Jones, Chair Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Board Member EU-IPFF and Gisli Jenkins from Nottingham University Hospitals, explain idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), an incurable lung disease.
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Academia: An important player in the drug discovery ecosystem

Dr Richard Angell and Dr Jane Kinghorn from the Drug Discovery Group (Translational Research Office), at University College London (UCL), explain the value of drug discovery in academia in bridging the “Valley of Death”.
vivo imaging

In vivo imaging and mathematical modelling in nanoparticle pharmacokinetics

In this article, several authors discuss the integration of in vivo imaging and mathematical modelling in nanoparticle pharmacokinetics.
pharmacy education

Pharmacy education set to thrive at Swansea University

Swansea University is taking action to build on the increasingly important role of the pharmacist in healthcare by developing its new pharmacy degree.
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Drug to stop Haemophilia bleeds available on the NHS

NHS England will fund treatment for thousands of people with severe Haemophilia, which will lessen the risk of life-threatening Haemophilia bleeds and reduce treatment time.
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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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£100 million crackdown on crime in prison

Prison security will be boosted by a £100 million investment as part of a crackdown on crime in prison, the government announced today.

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