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environmental chemicals

Are environmental chemicals contributing to the obesity epidemic?

A group of experts from the University of California, Davis and the University of Southern California explain the extent to which environmental chemicals are contributing to the obesity epidemic.
life-saving drug

Fears over life-saving drug unfounded, finds review

Fears over a life-saving drug that can be used to treat alcohol addiction are unfounded, according to its first ever systematic review.
blockchain and artificial intelligence

Blockchain vs Artificial Intelligence: how are they shaping the future?

Open Access Government has assessed the ways in which blockchain technology and artificial intelligence can be used to dramatically impact our lives.
Oepn Access Government 21 - January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019 features a number of high-quality articles on government policy issues from all around the world, including health and social care, research and innovation, education, transport, environment, energy, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, as well as legal affairs.
flu

7 ways to avoid catching the flu

The days are getting shorter, the kids are back at school, and there are noticeably more leaves drifting around. As the Stark family motto grimly states, ‘Winter is coming,’ and with it, the promise of the start of the flu season
mental health treatments

Using technology-enabled mental health treatments for Type 2 diabetes

Sarah Bateup analyses how technology-enabled mental health treatments could be used to help those with Type 2 diabetes
non-communicable diseases

Bleeding gums: Sentinels of non-communicable diseases of ageing

Professor Iain Chapple from the University of Birmingham UK, explains the link between periodontitis and non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes
health warnings

Cold weather health warnings issued by PHE

Cold weather puts young children, people over 65 and those with heart and lung conditions at risk from low temperatures
Huntington's Disease

The latest updates on Huntington’s disease research

Chief Executive of the Huntington’s Disease Association, Cath Stanley shares the latest updates on Huntington’s research from the 2018 conference.
therapeutic drug monitoring

Point-of-care devices technology for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond

Christian Siebel and Dott.ssa Bianca Posocco detail the work of DIACHEMO, a Euroepan project developing a platform technology for point-of-care devices for chemotherapeutics and other drugs.
supply chains BioLife

A global biomedical ecosystem: Improving the world’s supply chains

Genevieve Leveille, Venture Partner of BioLife and Co-Chair of the TechUK DLT Working Group explores how current advances in DLT will improve the world’s biomedical supply chains when it comes to life sciences health care
personalised medicine

Personalised medicine in Estonia: Breaking down healthcare silos

Riina Sikkut, Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia offer her thoughts on personalised medicine and how this is breaking down healthcare silos
hearing loss

Supporting biomedical research: A focus on hearing loss

We look at the the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)'s work around helping those with hearing loss.
Dystrophin gene

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD): Correcting the dystrophin gene

Dr Ahlke Heydemann, Associate Professor and Director of Medical School Curriculum at University of Illinois, Chicago explains Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), focussing on the issue of correcting the dystrophin gene
dementia research

Turning up the volume of the patient voice in dementia research

Dr James Pickett, Head of Research at Alzheimer’s Society presents the case for turning up the volume of the patient voice when it comes.
arable crops

The re-emergence of potato late blight: A major reason for pesticide use in arable...

Didier Andrivon, Research Director at INRA provides an account of the disease, potato late blight and why pesticides are used in arable crops.
ageing population

Governments across the world urged to engage with ageing populations

A group of global experts on ageing populations will today urge governments across the world to engage better with demographic change.
Paediatric haematology

Paediatric haematology research in the UK: Starting at the beginning

Why starting at the beginning is so important in paediatric haematology research in the UK is a point impressed on us by Dr Sujith Samarasinghe at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and Grazina Berry, CEO of the Aplastic Anaemia Trust.
health in finland

The future priorities of the healthcare sector in Finland

Minister of Social Affairs and Health in Finland, Pirkko Mattila, reflects on the future priorities of the healthcare sector in Finland
medicine

Multi-million pound funding boosts life-enhancing medicines

Companies in Northumberland, Oxford and London will adopt new digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, to support the manufacture of next-generation medicines and treatments

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