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Brexit ‘mini-deal’ can prevent Operation Yellowhammer, says NHS Confederation

Today (12 September) the NHS Confederation responded to the publication of Operation Yellowhammer, a document describing alarming food and medicine shortages after Brexit.
Diabetes in the African region, diabetes medication

The prevalence of diabetes in the African region

In this interview, Jean-Marie Dangou from the WHO Regional Office for Africa discusses diabetes in the African region, including lack of access to treatment and ongoing action to solve this.
medication management

Medication management in diabetes

PillTime Ltd highlights the importance of medication management for diabetes as it remains a significant burden on the NHS.
seasonal affective disorder (sad)

Can CBD kick your Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Simon Manthorpe, CEO of EOS Scientific, explains why CBD oil could be the answer for a calming solution to Seasonal Affective Disorder.
workplace mental health

The cannabis industry in the UK: Risky business?

Is the cannabis industry in the UK a risky business? John Binns, Partner at BCL Solicitors LLP finds out more.
haemophilia bleeds, NHS england

Drug to stop Haemophilia bleeds available on the NHS

NHS England will fund treatment for thousands of people with severe Haemophilia, which will lessen the risk of life-threatening Haemophilia bleeds and reduce treatment time.
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.
medical cannabis farms, bord na mona

Irish bogs could be transformed into medical cannabis farms

The Minister for Health continues to tackle the issue of access to medical cannabis, unemployment and sustainable energy via the idea of peat bogs as medical cannabis farms.
cbd medicines, national institute for health and care excellence

Medicine authority can’t recommend CBD medicines to NHS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said they need more research into CBD medicines before the NHS can prescribe them in general.
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.
pension change, bma

Doctors’ Union: Pension change is “step forward” but more needed

The British Medical Association (BMA) has acknowledged the pension change “step forward” by the Government, after a year’s worth of lobbying by the doctors’ union.
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.
clinical champions, Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK appoints twenty new Clinical Champions

Diabetes UK has appointed twenty healthcare professionals, including consultants, nurses, GPs, dietitians, podiatrists, pharmacists and psychologists as its newest cohort of Clinical Champions.
Integrated Microfluidic Devices

A special chemistry focus: Integrated microfluidic devices

In this in-depth piece of chemistry analysis from Kansas State University, we find out that integrated microfluidic devices have become very versatile tools for biological and biomedical investigations.
cannabis report

Mile High Labs welcomes findings from cannabis report

Mile High Labs has announced support for the findings in a Centre for Medicinal Cannabis report.
renamed as wellsky

Pharmacy and EPMA solution provider JAC renamed as WellSky

UK, JAC Computer Services Ltd has announced it has renamed as WellSky International Ltd.
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.

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