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Plans to increase patient protection under new GP data collection programme

Patient data used for research will be better protected under new safeguarding plans ahead of the GP Data for Planning and Research programme.
treating long covid

New studies will expand research into diagnosis and treatment of long COVID

15 new studies, backed by £19.6 million through the National Institute for Health Research, will expand research into diagnosing and treating long COVID.
higher cancer risk, moderate alcohol

Scientists link moderate alcohol use to higher cancer risk

A World Health Organisation (WHO) study finds a link between moderate alcohol use and higher cancer risks - including in people who had up to two drinks a day.
dpyd genotyping, pharmacogenomics

DPYD genotyping to improve patients’ therapy response

Here Yourgene Health, a molecular diagnostics company with products and technologies that enable precision medicine in oncology from bench to clinic, discuss genetic testing - or more specifically, pharmacogenomics.
personality and healthy ageing, personality traits

Considering the role of personality for healthy ageing

Dr Mathias Allemand and Dr Patrick L. Hill discuss the complex factors contributing to healthy ageing, and explore the ways in which personality traits can be considered as a component.
remote care, communities

The evolution of care in a post-COVID world

Imogen Keane, Business Development Manager at Service Robotics Ltd, explores how the remote care revolution is helping to address loneliness for the most vulnerable in our communities.
postpartum mental health

Ontario postpartum mental health visits rise by 30% during COVID-19

Postpartum mental health visits for new mothers increased by 30% during the COVID-19 pandemic, as researchers suggest that the increased use of virtual appointments may have removed barriers to care.
Food Allergy Research and Resource Program

AllergenOnline.org – founded by Dr. Richard E. Goodman

Dr. Richard E. Goodman created the allergen database, including a celiac database, for checking for similarities to allergens or celiac eliciting peptides.
Department of Civil Engineering

A Different View of Cardiovascular Hæmodynamics

Dr Nigel Shrive and Dr John Tyberg discuss their work on cardiovascular hæmodynamics and their experiences in the field of cardiac sciences.
sinovac COVID-19 variant, variant

WHO gives emergency approval to Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has given emergency approval to the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine - because there is ongoing "access inequity" for countries in the Global South.
knowledge translation

New technologies for knowledge translation in cancer

Ahmed Samir Abdelhafiz and Zisis Kozlakidis both shed light on new technologies for knowledge translation in cancer.
effects of sleep deprivation

The effects of sleep deprivation on your skin

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the effects that sleep deprivation can have on your skin.
cervicogenic headaches

Unravelling the mystery of cervicogenic headaches

Rob Sillevis, Program Director for the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Marieb College of Health & Human Services Organisation dissects the potential causes and effective management of cervicogenic headaches.
dangers of cosmetic surgery

The dangers of cosmetic surgery

Michael Saul, Partner at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors, ponders if more needs to be done to educate the public about the dangers of cosmetic surgery.
nepal covid cases, trips amendment

Nepal faces 1200% increase in COVID cases

Nepal, which shares a long border with hard-hit India, is experiencing a meteoric rise in COVID-19 cases and facing an oxygen shortage.
benefits of plants

National Plant Health Week highlights the benefits of plants

National Plant Health Week (10th May) sets out to discover why plant health matters, the threats plants face, and plant health science.
psychological issues

Partners of people with schizophrenia & bipolar suffer psychological issues

Almost half of the parents who have children together with a parent with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder suffer from psychological issues themselves.
Glandular fever

Glandular fever increases the risk of depression

A new study from iPSYCH has found a correlation between glandular fever and an increased risk of depression.

Philanthropists must follow the governments lead and take a moonshot approach

James Chen, a philanthropist, discusses how philanthropists can follow the governments lead on addressing moonshot issues.

Research on rare genetic diseases impacting brain development with Prof Olivier Braissant

Professor Olivier Braissant is at the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) - he works on rare genetic diseases impacting brain development.

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