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chronic autoimmune uveitis, ophthalmology

Understanding chronic autoimmune uveitis through ophthalmology research

Andrew Taylor, Professor of Ophthalmology, highlights research to understand the molecules that mediate ocular immune privilege so they can be adapted for chronic autoimmune uveitis.
uveal tract, ophthalmology

Ophthalmology: A focus on uveitis – the inflammation of the uveal tract

Dr Gerry Morrow explains what you need to know about an aspect of ophthalmology called uveitis, defined as inflammation of the uveal tract, which comprises the iris, ciliary body and choroid.
asthma medications

Supporting the addition of asthma medications to the exemption list in the UK

Dr Fred A. Wagshul, Pulmonologist and Medical Director at the Lung Center of America explains why he supports the addition of asthma medications to the exemption list in the UK.
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.
sleeping problems, CBD oil

CBD oil may alleviate sleeping problems during summer heat

CBD oil may help alleviate sleeping problems experienced as research reveals over 52% of Brits cite temperature as the main factor keeping them from getting enough sleep.
biobanking initiatives, precision medicine

Precision medicine and biobanking initiatives in the Russian Federation

In this article, experts highlight developments in Russian precision medicine research and biobanking infrastructure, which boosts national biomedical research.
stop overmedication, care homes

NHS experts brought into care homes to stop overmedication

An army of experts have been recruited by NHS England to stop overmedication of care home residents, aiming to improve older people’s health and care under the NHS Long Term Plan.
AI in NHS, fracture diagnosis

Using AI in NHS diagnosis: Apply for funding

Up to £240,000 is available for organisations exploring the use of AI in NHS, through machine learning in fracture diagnosis.
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.
Accelerated Access Collaborative

Government announces improvements to the Accelerated Access Collaborative

Department of Health and Social Care announces improvements to the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) that will put the most promising medicines, diagnostic tools and digital services through clinical development and regulatory processes faster.
genomic medicine, NHS staff

NHS staff can now upskill in revolutionary Genomic medicine at Swansea University

Swansea University Medical School’s Master’s degree in genomic medicine has been designed to help NHS staff to understand and use the growing personalised medicine approach.
biomedical research

Employing “living biobanks” to advance biomedical research

A group of seasoned experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories explain the notion of employing “living biobanks” to advance the field of biomedical research.
Greenlight Medicines

GreenLight Medicines – novel plant-based medicines

GreenLight Medicines brings novel plant-based medicines to market to provide relief from serious conditions and greatly improve quality of life
therapeutic drug monitoring

Point-of-care devices technology for therapeutic drug monitoring in cancer treatment and beyond

Christian Siebel and Dott.ssa Bianca Posocco detail the work of DIACHEMO, a Euroepan project developing a platform technology for point-of-care devices for chemotherapeutics and other drugs.
personalised medicine

Personalised medicine in Estonia: Breaking down healthcare silos

Riina Sikkut, Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia offer her thoughts on personalised medicine and how this is breaking down healthcare silos
medicine

Multi-million pound funding boosts life-enhancing medicines

Companies in Northumberland, Oxford and London will adopt new digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, to support the manufacture of next-generation medicines and treatments
intensive care unit

A focus on intensive care medicine in Europe and beyond

The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s priorities for intensive care medicine in Europe and beyond are introduced here, focussing on sepsis research, other current research and practice in the field, as well as equality and diversity
biobanking GDPR

GDPR in biobanking for precision medicine research: The challenges

R.T. Lawlor, Z. Kozlakidis and M. Bledsoe from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories note challenges in GDPR in biobanking for precision medicine.
fake medicines

UK seizes more than £2 million of fake medicines

A crackdown on fake medicines and medical devices by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has netted a haul of more than 1 million doses worth in excess of £2 million
regenerative medicine

Regenerative medicine to trump cancer

A group of academic experts from the U.S. and the UK share their views on effective regenerative medicine-based strategies against cancer

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