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innovative nanocapsules

Innovative nanocapsules for skin care

Here, Carla Silva, Project Coordinator, Chief Technology Officer at CeNTI – Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials promotes the firm’s innovative nanocapsules for skin care.
protect hair from chemotherapy, cancer medicine

Scientists discover way to protect hair from chemotherapy

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments.
cardiopulmonary bypass, semi-automated circulatory system

Developing a semi-automated circulation system for cardiopulmonary bypass

Asako Tokumine, PhD, Assistant Professor at Kindai University explains her work in developing a new cardiopulmonary bypass system.
Elderly Health Service

A look at the Hong Kong Elderly Health Service

With a growing elderly population – and with it, a growing number of carers – Hong Kong’s Elderly Health Service has an increasingly important role in promoting both good physical and mental health, as this article reveals.
UK children unhappy, childhood report

Childhood report: One quarter of a million UK children unhappy

Almost a quarter of a million UK children are unhappy, according to a new report by the University of York and The Children’s Society.
clinical contact research

Clinical Contract Research: Building the digital bridge between clinical research and clinical care

Prof Dr Freimut Schliess, Director, Science & Innovation at Profil GmbH, sheds light on how Clinical Contract Research Organisations are building the digital bridge connecting clinical research and clinical care.
hand hygiene, healthcare associated infection

Hand hygiene helps reduce HCAIs

Chris Wakefield, Vice President at GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd, highlights how hand hygiene systems reduce the spread of healthcare-associated infection (HCAI).
language and mental health, DLD

What is the genetic link between children’s language and mental health?

A new study suggests there may be genetic explanations for why some children with poor language also have poor mental health.
gp waiting times, Google

GP waiting times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches were made through Google as GP waiting times continue to increase.
microfluidic devices, solid tumours

Microfluidic devices: The future is here

Dr Stefan H. Bossmann and Dr Christopher T. Culbertson, Professors of Chemistry at Kansas State University, explain why microfluidic devices are in their view, the future.
cbd oil revolution

CBD oil revolution: Introducing what it is and why the hype?

Open Access Government delve into the CBD oil revolution in this introduction to CBD which explores the difference between CBD and THC, as well as a range of benefits and safety precautions for cannabidiol use in cancer patients and pregnant women.
healthcare spending

Wise healthcare spending can deliver better outcomes

Barbara Harpham, Chair of the Medical Technology Group, wants to see healthcare spending, particularly on medical technology, linked to tangible outcomes for patients, the economy and society.
devastating cancer, brain tumour

A devastating cancer: The priorities for brain tumour research

Chief Executive of Brain Tumour Research, Sue Farrington Smith MBE, outlines the priorities for research into brain tumours and why it is imperative we overcome this uniquely devastating cancer.
mental health benefits, cat ownership

What are the mental health benefits of cat ownership?

Here, we take a journey into the scientific research behind mental health benefits of pet ownership, specifically, the opinion-dividing cat.
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.
ahead of UK heatwave

British Red Cross issues health and safety advice ahead of UK heatwave

The British Red Cross is asking us all to keep an eye on anyone who may be vulnerable ahead of UK heatwave as temperatures are predicted to soar.
anti-starvation mechanism, obesity epidemic

Anti-starvation mechanism identified as obesity cause

Researchers suggest that a molecular anti-starvation mechanism may now be contributing to the obesity epidemic.
diagnose sepsis, microfluidics

Microfluidics device can diagnose sepsis in minutes

A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually.
clean water in iraq, water crisis

Where is the clean water in Iraq?

Authorities have failed to ensure for almost 30 years that Basra residents have sufficient clean water in Iraq, resulting in on-going health concerns, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
diabetes and rationing

Diabetes and rationing in the UK

Jenny Hirst MBE, Co-Chair, highlights the charitable work involved at InDependent Diabetes Trust to support people living with diabetes in the UK.

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