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Report reveals flaws and human rights challenges in European mental health systems

Mental Health Europe and the University of Kent-Tizard Centre have launched a new report which has revealed the flaws and human rights challenges in European mental health systems Tens and thousands of people with mental health problems are living in psychiatric and other institutions in Europe today. At least 264,000...

Chronic kidney disease – advancing opportunities for personalised treatment

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan explores advancing opportunities for personalised treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and research into membranous nephropathy (MN) According to The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Health Information Center, in the US alone, approximately 30 million adults are estimated to...
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Time for a change of tack on drug development for neurodegenerative diseases?

UCB's Duncan McHale outlines why reclassification might be a good idea to boost drug development for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Neurodegenerative diseases are a growing global challenge, as medical advances ensure more individuals live longer. By 2020 there will be more than 40 million people in the world...
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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...
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Could the new public health professional please stand up?

EUPHA Executive Director, Dineke Zeegers Paget explores the importance of improving public health in Europe The European Public Health Association – EUPHA – is an umbrella organisation for national public health associations, active in 45 European countries. EUPHA’s vision is of improving health and well-being and narrowing health inequalities for...

Can leisure centres hold the key to success for rehabilitation?

Ellen Rowles from Action PR highlights how local community leisure centres play a key role in rehabilitation and ease the burden on GPs A growing amount of evidence has shown that the average workload for GPs has increased 16% over the past seven years resulting in GPs resigning at a...
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Now is the time to finally prioritise lung cancer

CEO of Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, Paula Chadwick, explains why it is now the time to finally prioritise lung health The events of Tuesday 21st November 2017 have the potential to change the lives of thousands of people in England. It was the day NHS England finally prioritised early...
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Allergic rhinitis is scary, but health is around the corner

Roberta Savli from EFA provides insight into allergic rhinitis Rhinitis is a very common disorder, far more than just sneezing a couple of days in the year. Allergic rhinitis is a serious chronic respiratory disease that reduces patients’ quality of life and their productivity at work and at school. Despite...

Lymphoma – what’s that?

Experts from the Lymphoma Association offer their thoughts on the extent of lymphoma in the UK today and how treatment and diagnosis can improve Every 28 minutes someone is diagnosed with lymphoma. It is the fifth most common cancer in the UK with more than 19,000 people diagnosed every year,...
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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...
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Positive progress for people with Parkinson’s

The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) provide an update about the positive progress being made for people with Parkinson’s My PD Journey is a multi-stakeholder European coalition led by the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) and it is a positive development in terms of the positive progress being made for...

Living with Leukaemia

Bethany Torr, campaigns and advocacy officer at Leukaemia Care introduces ‘Leukaemia’ and its different forms and explains how people live with the disease Leukaemia’ is an umbrella term for cancers of the white blood cells – ‘leuk’ means white and ‘aemia’ refers to a condition of the blood. 26 people are...
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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....

PET imaging of neurodegenerative diseases

Prof. Dr Axel Rominger from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich on how neurodegenerative diseases can be studied through PET imaging
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What’s in an aggregate? Therapeutic intervention in Huntington’s

Naoko Tanese from New York University School of Medicine outlines their work around Huntington’s disease (HD) and new targets for therapeutic intervention
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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
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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

From biobanking to precision medicine

A group of experts from ISBER shed light on the science of biobanking and its role in delivering modern and precision medicine
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Specific Language Impairment in children

In this absorbing e-book, Mabel L. Rice from the University of Kansas highlights specific language impairment and why it often goes unrecognised
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Treatments and symptoms of Parkinson’s

Prof. David Dexter, deputy director of research at Parkinson’s UK shares his thoughts on the symptoms of Parkinson’s and the chances of finding a cure

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