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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.
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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.
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.
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.

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