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The role of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, when it comes to funding health research in Canada, is explored here, including a look at the work of the Human Development, Child and Youth Health division within that.
For a long time the causes of acute coronary syndromes were poorly understood, and, only after the publication of our paper on New England Journal of Medicine on the importance of inflammation it was recognised as a crucial pathogenetic mechanism.
Professor Shinichi Tokuno discusses research into voice-based health monitoring using smartphone technology in diagnosis scenarios.
In this article, Dr Hans-Günter Weeß explains the connection between sleep, mental health and strengthening resilience.
Professor Yoshiaki Hasegawa discusses the structure and biogenesis mechanism of Mfa1 fimbriae from the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis.
The NHS reports that 1 in 5 women in the UK are currently affected by PCOS, but what do we really know about the condition? It’s imperative that women have a clear understanding of their reproductive health. here, we explain everything you need to know about PCOS.
Dr. Francisco Inesta-Vaquera, Dr. Colin Henderson, Professor Jonathan Grigg and Professor C. Roland Wolf from the Universities of Dundee and London discuss the complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health.
Dr Elizabeth Robertson, Director of Research at Diabetes UK explains why 2019 marked turning a corner in the prevention of Type 1 diabetes but adds that there is still more research to be done in this area.
Cardiovascular diseases are on the rise, but so is confusion as to how to prevent them. Shaun Ingram, MD of Cardiac Science takes a look at the data, shares his views and strikes a cautious note of optimism.
Obesity is a growing problem around the world, with many negative consequences for both individuals and societies. Research by Professor Barry M. Popkin and his colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) aims to lead us beyond the current obesity epidemic.
The UK government announced the launch of a huge genetics project, working with GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca, to understand diseases like dementia and cancer.
Maria Piggin, Chair of PNH Support tells us about the rare disease, paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) and in this area, collaborations for change.
Here, we find out about Fundación CANNA’s aim is to promote research and education about cannabis, including their strong focus on the effects of this on the human body.
In this question and answer interview, Liisa Maria Voipio-Pulkki, at the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, shares her thoughts on health research and genomic data in Finland.
Research, policy work and evaluations of large-scale regulatory and fiscal efforts to reduce consumption of reduce intake of unhealthy ultra processed foods
In the first of a series of five articles, Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies will discuss their expertise on the medicinal use of cannabis derivatives.
Whether you see it as the “latest” health craze, have considered taking it yourself, or, have been relying on it for some time now, you may have asked: Can someone take too much CBD? Here, we find out.
Dr Gerry Morrow explains what you need to know about an aspect of ophthalmology called uveitis, defined as inflammation of the uveal tract, which comprises the iris, ciliary body and choroid.
UCL researchers identified that overeating, undereating and ‘fussiness’ in early childhood eating habits can be linked to anorexia and binge-eating in adolescence, and the risk is greater for girls.
UCL led new research uncovering the status of teenage mental health in relation to social media, cyberbullying, sleep deprivation, and lack of exercise.