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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
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
Healthcare system

Increasing equality in the Icelandic healthcare system

Iceland’s Minister of Health, Svandís Svavarsdóttir, explains her ambition to increase equality in the country’s healthcare system
world down syndrome day

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) raises awareness and creates a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well-being of people with Down Syndrome
stroke foundation

Understanding stroke

Australian Stroke Foundation details the impact that a stroke can have on people of all ages plus how it can be prevented and treated
triple-negative breast cancer

New research uncovers how cancer stem cells drive triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers have identified a new stem cell pathway that allows triple-negative breast cancer to thrive, with their findings potentially pointing the way towards more effective treatments
Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease – accessing hope

Sorcha McPhillips, Chief Executive of the Huntington’s disease (HD) Association for Northern Ireland, raises awareness of HD and discusses the impact of hope on the community in the face of new treatments
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.
PTSD

Hundreds of mental health professionals to learn pioneering PTSD treatment

Dr David Muss MD will deliver a one day workshop to hundreds of mental health professions to teach The Rewind technique which can help treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) patients
global healthcare provision

How mobile technology will improve future global healthcare provision

Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead at Zebra Technologies explores how mobile technology will improve future global healthcare provision
clinical trials and medicines

New UK-wide agreement to speed up clinical trials and medicines R&D

Life Science leaders from across the UK have welcomed a new agreement that will make it easier for life-changing clinical trials and medicines research and development to take place across different parts of the UK
presciptions

Research reveals levels of inappropriate prescriptions in England

At least 20% of all antibiotic prescriptions in primary care in England are inappropriate according to research published by Public Health England
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.
schizophrenia

Looking for the origins of schizophrenia

Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, including brain’s inability to create the appropriate vascular system, according to a new study
antimalarial

Scientists find new antimalarial drug targets

Researchers have discovered new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New discovery for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Revolutionary discovery brings hope to lung disease sufferers after scientists from Université Paris-Saclay find a way to stop the deterioration of the arteries
liver biopsies

New technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS

Digital liver scanning technology could almost halve the number of biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease, according to a study
care in oncology

Need for supportive care in oncology will increase during the next decade

The need for supportive care in oncology will increase as patients continue to live longer and cancer progresses to become more like a chronic disease Supportive care increases patient quality of life, improves their chances of completing treatment, can reduce costs for healthcare institutions, and is fundamentally necessary given that...
data science

£54 million funding to transform health through data science

Health Data Research UK is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK to address healthcare issues through use of data science From April 2018, the six sites will work collaboratively as foundation partners in Health Data Research UK to make game-changing improvements in people’s health by harnessing...
stroke patients

New research of the eye could alter the way stroke patients are assessed and...

Research into curious bright spots in the eyes on stroke patients’ brain images could one day alter the way they are assessed and treated A team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that a chemical routinely given to stroke patients undergoing brain scans can leak into their...

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