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Diabetes UK

Diabetes: The fastest growing health crisis of our time

Head of Policy, Knowledge and Insight at Diabetes UK, Robin Hewings sheds light on the condition of diabetes in the UK today.
Pathologists

Empowering pathologists with artificial intelligence (AI)

Anna Knuuttila, Senior Scientist and Kaisa Helminen, CEO of Fimmic explain how artificial intelligence (AI) empowers pathologists when it comes to cancer care.
Stroke Association

Understanding stroke in the UK

Esmee Russell from the Stroke Association reveals the extent of stroke as a major health issue in the UK today
Cereal Species

The nutritional quality of minor cereals and their role in the human diet

Ismail Čakmak of Sabanci University sheds light on the nutritional quality of minor cereals and their importance in the human diet.
diet and health

Diet and health: A complex relationship

Senior Scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), Dr Lucy Chambers, offers food for thought, by detailing the complex relationship between diet and health
University Hospital Bern

University Clinic of Nuclear Medicine

The University Clinic of Nuclear Medicine conducts examinations and treatments on patients with radioactive drugs. This includes radiation protection with its medical, physical and biological fundamentals
spinal muscular atrophy

New treatments for spinal muscular atrophy

SMA Europe e.V. discusses how new treatments for spinal muscular atrophy open up new challenges for European and national institutions
Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer treatment receives £75m funding boost

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a further £75m in funding for “earlier and faster” diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, which kills more than 10,000 men each year
skin diseases

Arthritis, musculoskeletal and skin diseases including muscular dystrophy

The work of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, including muscular dystrophy (MD), is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government
IBS

IBS Awareness month: National charity runs initiatives to help IBS sufferers

The IBS Network will run a series of activities throughout April to help those suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), to overcome the stigma surrounding the illness.
Multiple treatments

Evaluating multiple treatments within one study: Some practical considerations

Prof Thomas Jaki, Professor of Statistics at Lancaster University’s Medical and Pharmaceutical Statistics Research Unit tells us about some practical considerations around evaluating multiple treatments for patients.
health and social care ecosystem

Nurses in Europe codesigning an EU value-based health and social care ecosystem

Dr Paul De Raeve, Secretary-General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) provides an in-depth perspective on the extent to which nurses in Europe are codesigning an EU value-based health and social care ecosystem.
rare disease therapies

EURORDIS Group call for more access to rare disease therapies in Europe

In light of Rare Disease Day, EURORDIS – Rare Diseases Europe and its member organisations, have launched a new position paper today (28th February), to grant patients full access to rare disease therapies across Europe.
geovation conference

Geovation Conference to focus on ‘Greener, Smarter Communities’

‘Building Greener, Smarter Communities’ will be the focus of the first-ever Geovation Conference on Friday 16 February Designer Wayne Hemingway is the keynote speaker at the event, which takes place at the Royal Geographical Society in London and involves leaders, pioneers, start-ups, investors, sponsors, exhibitors, designers and location data experts...
chemical spill

Environment agency work to reduce impact of accidental chemical spill

Environment Agency officers are continuing to investigate and monitor the impact on the local environment, following a chemical spill at an industrial unit on Adams Close, Heanor, Derbyshire The incident On Tuesday 6th February, a chemical spill of around 400 litres of liquid cyanide, caused a small amount to leak into...
cardiovascular disease

Local authorities to combat cardiovascular disease with free NHS checks

Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has called on local authorities to ensure that all local residents eligible for a free NHS Health Check get an invite – to help tackle the one in four premature deaths in the country caused by cardiovascular disease (CVD). The NHS Health Check is free for...
hypnosis

How hypnosis could help the UK become a healthier nation

Research has found that the UK has the unhealthiest diet in Europe, consuming junk food that is as addictive as hard drugs but, hypnosis could be the key to eating healthier The UK currently consumes more processed food than Portugal, and four times higher than France, Greece or Italy. 50% of...
Acute myeloid leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and cytarabine pharmacogenomics

Professor Jatinder Lamba from the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research gives an in-depth perspective on acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and cytarabine pharmacogenomics Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is the cancer of the myeloid precursor stem cells character­ised by the appearance of immature, abnormal myeloid cells in bone marrow and other...
Global Health Needs

The role of geography in addressing global health needs

Senior Research Advisor from the American Association of Geographers, Yonette Thomas discusses the important role that geography can play in addressing global health needs, both in research and in practice The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is a non-profit scientific and educational society, founded in 1904. For over 100 years...
digital health

Implementing digital technology for brain health

Frédéric Destrebecq, Vinciane Quoidbach and Marijn Scholte from The European Brain Council (EBC) detail how the future of healthcare and improved brain health can be achieved through implementing digital health technology The European Brain Council (EBC) is a Brussels-based organisation that gathers patient associations, major brain-related societies, as well as...

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