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COVID-19 test can give wrong result when taken too early

Johns Hopkins researchers found taking the COVID-19 test too early can give the wrong result, making you falsely COVID-free.
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New research says remdesivir could be used to treat COVID-19

There is more positive news regarding remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against COVID-19.
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No lockdown: Sweden now faces increased COVID-19 deaths

Researchers explore the results of no lockdown in Sweden, with analysis on how other measures helped the country have less initial deaths.
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Signs of being prone to adult diabetes are already visible at age 8

A new study has shown that early signs of being prone to adult diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed.
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EUMCA: Limit of 0.2% THC in CBD products should not change

Chair of the European Medicinal Cannabis Association (EUMCA) issues warning that raising limit for THC in CBD to 0.3% will risk patient safety.
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The EUMCA: Pioneering access to medicinal cannabis

Professor Trevor Jones, Chair at the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, speaks to Nishat about their plans for EU patient access to medicinal cannabis.
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Type 2 diabetes and heart failure creates highest death risk

Those newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and heart failure are at the greatest 5-year risk of death, according to scientists at The American Heart Association.
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Attracting major investors: GreenLight on the international stage

In the last six months GreenLight Medicines has successfully out-licenced leads from its research, branching out internationally and attracting major investors.
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Providing solutions and services to ensure successful NHS digitalisation during COVID-19

Craig Hartley, UK Business Development Manager for OPEX Business Machines GmbH explains how their solutions are helping both the NHS and the wider Public Sector achieve digital transformation.
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COVID-19: Maintaining quality control in testing times

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, UKAS highlights the importance of maintaining quality control in testing times.
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COVID-19: The time for mental healthcare reform is now

Jennifer Oroilidis and Marie Fallon-Kund, from Mental Health Europe, argue that in light of COVID-19, the time for mental healthcare reform is now.
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The silence before the tsunami: COVID is devastating behind NHS virus frontlines

Doctor Allon Barsam, consultant eye surgeon and founder of Ophthalmic Consultants of London, calls attention to the unexplored devastation behind the NHS virus frontlines.
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Japan and EU work on strategic partnership for COVID-19 pandemic

President von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, discussed the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Stop drug testing and start impairment testing

A new public health app by DRUID® measures factors to give an overall score of impairment, evolving the classic idea of drug testing.
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Turkey and COVID-19: Success, turmoil, insecurity and opportunity

Dr Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, expert on Turkish politics, discusses the ongoing realities of Turkey and COVID-19.
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Existing drugs should be used to treat COVID-19 instead of vaccine

Researchers say we should repurpose existing drugs, which would be faster than waiting for a "magic bullet" vaccine to treat COVID-19.
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It should never have taken COVID-19 for us to value rapid testing

Daniel Berman, Head of Global Health, Nesta Challenges, says that it should not have taken COVID-19 to emphasise the necessity of rapid testing.
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PMQ’s summary: The NHS, PPE acquisition and knife crime

On 29 April, First Secretary Dominic Raab discussed government plans in relation to crucial issues such as PPE acquisition and knife crime.
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Bridging the gap between clinical trials and clinical care

Here, Tatiana Affini Dicenzo and Freimut Schliess discuss bridging the gap between clinical trials and clinical care, specifically exploring if wearables are fit for this purpose.
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The science behind the Hong Kong COVID-19 strategy

Currently, the country has only experienced four deaths: What is the Hong Kong COVID-19 strategy and why is it working so well?

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