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The shooting of Sgt. Ratana: How could this happen in custody?

Simon Spence, QC at Red Lion Chambers, analyses the custody situation that led to the loss of Sgt. Matiu Ratana on 25 September.
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The consequences of a global pandemic on human rights defenders

Nishat spoke to Ed O’Donovan, Head of Protection at Front Line Defenders, to dissect pandemic obstacles faced by human rights defenders - especially Indigenous communities in Brazil.
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Robotic manipulation research: From the laboratory to the real world

Here, Professor Kensuke Harada discusses the implementation of robotic manipulation research in the real world.
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COVID is shifting the conversation about the medical application of CBD

Hannah Deacon, co-founder of Maple Tree Consultancy, explores how COVID is elevating and shaping the medical application of CBD.
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A comprehensive guide to CBD in the UK

Here, Professor Mike Barnes discusses and answers some key questions about the world of CBD in the UK.
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Providing solutions and services to ensure successful NHS digitalisation during COVID-19

Craig Hartley, UK Business Development Manager for OPEX Business Machines GmbH explains how their solutions are helping both the NHS and the wider Public Sector achieve digital transformation.
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Indigenous youth resilience: Water protectors

Dr Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University highlight Indigenous youth resilience research, including comment on what water teaches us.
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The long-term effects of COVID-19

Whilst the direct consequences of COVID-19 on health are painfully apparent, could the long term effects be even worse?
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COVID-19 antibodies decline significantly one month after discharge

A new study has revealed that COVID-19 antibodies fade after only a month, which could be a devastating blow in the global race to find a vaccine.
COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis, EU-IPFF

COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis

Steve Jones, President of EU-IPFF and Chair, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis in the UK describes the connection between COVID-19 and pulmonary fibrosis.
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COVID-19: New study highlights the importance of social distancing

A new study shows travelling from the home is associated with significantly higher likelihood of contracting COVID-19, while strict social distancing prevents infection.
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What makes surgical teams more productive?

Emmanouil Avgerinos, Ioannis Fragkos and Yufei Huang explain that for surgical teams, shared experiences and hierarchical structures matter more than you think.
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Rethinking Type 1 diabetes with a radically new immunotherapy approach

Jean Van Rampelbergh PhD, VP Clinical & Regulatory at Imcyse SA, introduces Imotopes™, the innovative new immunotherapy approach causing scientists to rethink Type 1 diabetes and its treatment.
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Innovative treatments for heart failure

Prof Dr Joost Sluijter, Professor, Cellular and Translational Cardiology at University Medical Center Utrecht shares an in-depth perspective on the needs for innovative treatments for heart failure.
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U-turn for health and social care: From clapping to clamping down on border control

Alex Christen, Immigration lawyer at Capital Law, investigates the future employment regulations of overseas workers in health and social care.
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The import of medical cannabis: Germany and the Netherlands

Kathleen Denoodt continues to enlighten us on the subject of medical cannabis, particularly imports to Germany and the Netherlands.
immune tolerance in pregnancy

Vitamin D and immune tolerance in pregnancy and beyond

Drs Yuping Wang and David F. Lewis from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport discuss the impact of vitamin D in regulating immune tolerance and foetal development in pregnancy.
covid-19 patient rehabilitation

Rehabilitation could reduce lung and heart damage in COVID-19 patients

Researchers have discovered that COVID-19 patients recover faster the sooner they undergo rehabilitation after leaving intensive care.
Social isolation childhood

Social isolation during childhood causes damage to specific brain circuit

A study in mice has shown long-lasting effects from juvenile social isolation and suggests methods of potential treatment.
Disadvantaged pupils

53% of pupils from deprived schools are four months behind, say teachers

As children in the UK return to school three months behind in their studies, a survey has suggested disadvantaged pupils and boys have been worst hit.

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