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next-generation sequencing

How can next-generation sequencing create treatments for diseases?

In this ebook, we interview Dr Richie Kohman, Synthetic Biology Platform Lead at the Wyss Institute at Harvard, about his work with next-generation sequencing (NGS).
HIV medication women

How can preferred HIV medication disproportionately impact women?

A new study on HIV medication treatment discovered persistent disparities between sex and age, potentially subjecting women to worse HIV treatment outcomes on the drug dolutegravir.
access to prep, HIV epidemic

US study finds social bias can influence access to PrEP

A new study, published in AIDS and Behavior, finds that healthcare providers still have some social bias about who should be given PrEP - the HIV prevention drug.
pancreatic cancer early detection

Early detection of pancreatic cancer – The EUROPAC Research Trial

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us all about the European pancreatic cancer early detection trial (EUROPAC).
Dandy-Walker Syndrome

What is Dandy-Walker Syndrome? – Everything you need to know

Dandy-Walker Syndrome. What is it? What are the symptoms? What are the causes? What is the prognosis? Is it treatable?
community testing

Increasing community testing to clear the NHS backlog

Doris-Ann Williams MBE, CEO, BIVDA, calls for increased community testing as a way to clear the NHS backlog and deal with the increasing number of people who are living with undiagnosed diseases in the UK.
anxiety and depression

Psychologists report increase in demand for anxiety and depression treatment

Psychologists have reported an increase in the demand for treatment of anxiety and depression since the start of the pandemic.
heart cells

Scientists discover how heart cells regulate circadian rhythms through daily changes

A new study, demonstrating how circadian rhythms in heart cells alter daily heart function, may explain why shift workers are vulnerable to heart complications.
GP league tables, NHS fund

UK creates GP league tables to decide allocation of NHS funds

The UK Government is creating GP league tables which will measure "appropriate levels" of face-to-face appointments - those failing to hit quotas will not receive NHS funding.
new cancer treatment, immunotherapy combination

New cancer treatment creates best “overall survival ever”

A new cancer treatment, an immunotherapy combination as opposed to gruelling chemotherapy, is saving the lives of head and neck cancer patients.
untreatable depression, patient

Neuromodulation clears symptoms of severe, untreatable depression

Targeted neuromodulation may be a future method to help those with severe, untreatable depression - traditionally, this is used to correct misfiring brain circuits in people with epilepsy or Parkinson's.
managing heart failure

Managing heart failure in 2021 and beyond

Professor Carlos Aguiar, Chair of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Communication Committee and spokesperson for Heart Failure, outlines the 2021 ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure.
treat osteogenesis imperfecta

Stem cell & gene therapy to treat osteogenesis imperfecta: hype or hope

Pascale V Guillot from University College London, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women’s Health, explains stem cell and gene therapy to treat osteogenesis imperfecta, but is this hype or hope?
inflammatory bowel diseases

Changing the treatment paradigm in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Prof. Hartmut J. Ehrlich, M.D., CEO of Abivax, explains why drug-candidate ABX464 has the potential to address the urgent need for new, safe short- and long-term effective drugs to treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
endometriosis symptoms, endometriosis diagnosis

Why is endometriosis still hard to diagnose?

Endometriosis, a condition impacting at least 190 million people globally, remains relatively ignored - why is it still hard to access treatment? 
living with Huntington's Disease

Supporting families living with Huntington’s Disease

Chief Executive of the Huntington’s Disease Association, Cath Stanley, maps out the charities ongoing work to support its community, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
landscape for type 1 diabetes

A changing landscape for type 1 diabetes

Dr Faye Riley, Senior Research Communications Officer at Diabetes UK, charts a changing landscape for type 1 diabetes.
antibody treatments

Campaigners call for approval of life saving COVID-19 antibody treatments

A group of patient bodies, charities and senior clinicians have urged the Government to approve the use of life-saving COVID-19 antibody treatments.
brain injury

Hormones contribute to movement impairment after brain injury

Hormones released after a brain injury contribute to movement problems on the left and right sides of the body, according to a new study.
melanoma cells

Antibiotics effective in treating melanoma

Researchers at KU Leuven have discovered that certain antibiotics appear to be effective in treating a form of skin cancer known as melanoma.

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