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Physical Activity and Nutrition INfluences In ageing (PANINI)

Prof. Anna C. Whittaker from University of Birmingham’s School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences looks at the need for ageing research in Europe Current demographic trends indicate that by the year 2020, almost 1 in 5 of the European population will be aged 65 years or over. Although life...
health and wealth of the UK

Improving the health and wealth of the UK through research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) aims to improve both the health and wealth of the UK by means of research, as Open Access Government’s Editor Jonathan Miles discovers National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded by the UK’s Department of Health and ultimately aims to improve both...
Innovative Therapies

Developing innovative therapies to treat asthma

Michael Roth from University Hospital Basel & University Basel gives a compelling overview of research into asthma and need to develop innovative therapies to treat the disease Asthma is the most frequent common, non-communicable chronic inflammatory airway disease, which is often misdiagnosed and therefore incorrectly treated, even in industrialised countries...
Malaria elimination

Malaria: aspirations, realities and practicalities

Dr James Tibenderana from Malaria Consortium unveils the facts about the global goal to eliminate malaria In the past decade, the aspiration of malaria elimination has been high on the agenda. Reducing malaria deaths and the number of diagnosed malaria cases by at least 90% and eliminating it in at...
hearing professional

Millions of UK adults have never had their hearing checked

Research by Oticon reveals three quarters of UK adults have never had their hearing checked by a hearing professional, putting it at risk every day A survey of 2,000 adults, commissioned by Oticon, has revealed that millions of Brits are putting their hearing at risk every day. Almost half of UK...
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research

Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research

The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research provides classroom and clinical instruction for pharmacy students and trains graduate students in clinical translational research. The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research is proud of its national reputation as a leader in the areas of pharmacy practice, education and clinical translational research....
mental illness

Genetic studies of suicide risk and research into mental illness

The Department of Psychiatry; University of Utah School of Medicine lifts the lid on their research into mental illness and suicide Nearly 800,000 people die by suicide every year, and suicide is the leading cause of death for people aged 15-29. While the environment has had an undeniable impact, evidence...
early stage cancer

Early stage diagnosis – spotting early stage cancer events

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe, Vandana Iyer and Bhargav Rajan from Frost & Sullivan examine of how nanotechnology helps spot early stage cancer
dose-finding trials

Dose-finding trials: why not to use algorithmic designs

Prof Thomas Jaki from the Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit at Lancaster University sheds light on dose-finding trials

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