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Virtual reality can spot problems in early Alzheimer’s disease

The University of Cambridge found that virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer’s disease better than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use.
infection prevention

Infection prevention: Overcoming challenges in sepsis diagnosis

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group discusses the concerns with overcoming challenges in sepsis diagnosis.
University of Calgary-Faculty of Kinesiology

Discussing the AIM study (Adiposity, Influenza and Men)

A common experience to the influenza vaccine: wouldn’t it be nice! Dr. Patricia Doyle-Baker discusses the AIM study, the issues and the results.
The Academy of Medical Cannabis Ltd

The Academy of Medical Cannabis Ltd – Teaching professionals

The Academy of Medical Cannabis is focused is on educating doctors, and ongoing development of specialised learning on the subject of medical cannabis.
sleeping and ageing, treatment for insomnia

Sleep and ageing: Two sides of one coin?

Oxford University researchers have discovered a brain process common to sleep and ageing in research that could pave the way for new treatments for insomnia.
personalised IBD treatment, prognostic test

New prognostic test could make personalised IBD treatment

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed a new test that can reliably predict the future course of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in individuals, transforming treatments for patients.
treatment for psychosis, cbd oil

CBD could be “new class of treatment” for psychosis

King's College London researchers found that cannabidiol (CBD) could hold promise as a treatment for psychosis, according to reasonable benefits seen in a clinical trial.
prevents obesity, type 2 diabetes

Scientists discover gene that prevents obesity

Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
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Insights: Working with personality disorders

Dr. Jo Gee writes about working with personality disorders through her psychotherapy experience of over 10 years: Read on for what she has to say about mental health treatment.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, multimorbidity

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Ageing and multimorbidity

It is estimated that more than 3 million people in the UK have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.
patient information

Key patient information stored in routinely collected healthcare free-text data is still untapped

Goran Nenadic, from The University of Manchester and The Alan Turing Institute, argues for using patient information stored in routinely collected healthcare free-text data.
chronic care

A life- and disease course approach to health protection and chronic care

Taking advantage of data and trustworthy collaboration is the way to go when it comes to a life- and disease course approach to health protection and chronic care, argues Prof Dr Freimut Schliess, Director of Science & Innovation at Profil GmbH.
improved vaccines, Q fever

Q fever: An emerging problem in LMIC and the need for improved vaccines

Q fever is an emerging problem in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) and, therefore, there is a need for improved vaccines, in the view of Head of Disease Control at Moredun Research Institute.
autism in China, Chinese-UK research

Chinese-UK research reveals autism in China similar to the West

The first large-scale study of autism in China has revealed that around one in a hundred people in China has an autism spectrum condition – the same figure as found in the West.
respiratory disease

Research reveals sugar could cure respiratory diseases

The restriction or inhalation of common sugar could one day treat a range of respiratory diseases, according to new research led by University of Manchester biologists.
Alzheimer's disease research

Supporting vital Alzheimer’s disease research in the U.S and beyond

The work of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is placed into focus here, with examples of how they are supporting vital Alzheimer’s disease research in the U.S and further afield.
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European Elections 2019: Beating childhood cancer

The European Elections 2019 Manifesto for the Paediatric Oncology & Haematology community has been launched, and it prioritises beating childhood cancer to aim for zero deaths.
metabolic, diabetes therapy

Metabolic data key to individualise diabetes therapy

Peter Robins, from Metabolic Health Solutions (MHS), describes how a new clinical management tool can help individualise treatment of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
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Scientists create global maps to stop mosquito-borne diseases

Researchers at The University of Oxford have created the most accurate global distribution maps to date for mosquito-borne diseases such as Dengue and Zika, to help stop these diseases.
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Medicinal cannabis requires further clinical research and educational support

Dr Mark Ware, Chief Medical Officer at Canopy Growth, provides an overview of the research that already exists around medicinal cannabis and explains why there is a need to educate clinicians further.

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