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heart and vascular health research, Cardiovascular Sciences,

Heart and vascular health research: A focus on cardiovascular sciences

David Goff, MD, PhD, Director, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health in the U.S., introduces the work of the organisation and his thoughts on supporting heart and vascular health research.
COVID-19 research, infectious disease

COVID-19 research: How long does it take for symptoms to show?

Infectious disease experts engaged in COVID-19 research have identified how quickly the virus can spread.
treating a slipped disc

Follow these six steps when treating a slipped disc

Here, Neil Velleman of Atkins Physiotherapy Consultants, highlights six steps that you should take when treating a slipped disc.
traumatic memories, environmental light

PTSD: Can traumatic memories ever be re-written?

Researchers found that environmental light shown to affect retention of traumatic memories in flies, suggesting a real possibility of change for trauma survivors.
brain suffering PTSD, fear memory

How is fear formed in a brain suffering PTSD?

New research using a mouse model shows how pathological fear memory is formed in a brain suffering PTSD and how this could be changed.
mental health issues, disability

Mental health issues: Parents of children with genetic learning disabilities

New research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that parents caring for disabled children are at risk of mental health issues
COVID-19 response, coronavirus

COVID-19 response: UK want to delay mass infection until summer

Today (3 March) Boris Johnson unveiled the Government’s COVID-19 response plan for the immediate future, including bringing back NHS retirees.
breakthrough in stroke treatment, invasive surgery

Researchers make breakthrough in stroke treatment

An international research team has made a breakthrough in stroke treatment, with a drug that could stop brain swelling without invasive surgery.
COPD patients

What is research bringing to asthma and COPD patients in Europe?

According to Maximilian Kunisch and Giuseppe De Carlo from the European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases Patients' Associations, respiratory patients in Europe need to set the research priorities for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
curbing stroke

Research is key to curbing stroke

Sharon McGowan, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Stroke Foundation, argues that research is key to curbing stroke.
marmot review 2020, health inequalities

Marmot Review 2020: “Regressive” cuts hit most deprived areas

We have the essentials of the Marmot Review 2020 for you, including recommended policy measures to tackle health inequalities.
vaccine misinformation, social media

Vaccine misinformation is more likely on social media

Researchers have found that people who use social media for news are more likely to experience vaccine misinformation.
lower back pain, vitamin D deficiency

Post-menopause vitamin D deficiency linked to lower back pain

A new study has identified that vitamin D deficiency is one of the key causes of increased disc degeneration and lower back pain.
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.
RealWorld4Clinic

RealWorld4Clinic – Real-life data for clinical research & care

RealWorld4Clinic is a new European initiative bringing real-world data to pivotal clinical research and outpatient cardiology care.
prevention of herniated discs

Causes, treatment and prevention of herniated discs

Here, Dr Gary Bartlett a fully qualified GP and member of team GBR Snowboarding, discusses the causes, treatments and prevention of herniated discs and back pain.
uk cancer funding, NCRI

UK cancer funding reaches £700 million for first time

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) released figures today (4 February) showing that NCRI funding has reached £700 million for the first time.
treat hay fever

How to treat hay fever the natural way

Rather than just waiting for your hay fever symptoms to arrive then treating them with medicines, airborne allergens expert, Max Wiseberg, recommends a more holistic and natural approach to the problem.
tinnitus symptoms

Millions of brits are suffering with tinnitus

A hearing loss survey revealed that 1 in 5 brits are suffering from the most common tinnitus symptoms A survey of 2,000 adults, commissioned by Oticon, has revealed that tinnitus is affecting millions of brits and 21% of those have experienced symptoms such as ringing, buzzing or persistent noise in...
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.

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