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enzyme

Analysis of enzyme could improve Alzheimer’s and cancer treatment

Advancement in treatment for Alzheimer's disease and cancer could be on the horizon thanks to a novel investigation of the meprin β enzyme. Researchers from...
cancer immunotherapy

Reducing resistance to cancer immunotherapy with groundbreaking lipid

A team of Japanese scientists has potentially discovered an innovative method to reduce a patient’s resistance to cancer immunotherapy. The team, based at the Hokkaido...
Enhancing leukaemia therapy through targeted treatment

Improving leukaemia therapy through targeted treatment

Researchers at the University of Basel have demonstrated an effective method of targeted treatment to enhance leukaemia therapy.
mental-health-support

Frontline workers need better mental health support, experts say

Researchers have called for urgent improvements to mental health support for frontline healthcare workers in England. A team of psychiatrists and psychologists from University College...
dementia-support

WHO report highlights global failings in dementia support

Support for people with dementia and their families is lacking across the globe, a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report has shown. The WHO has...
organ-transplants-COVID-19

Organ transplants fell by a third during first wave of COVID-19

The number of solid organ transplants performed globally dropped by 31% during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study has revealed. Research...
biosensors

XPhyto Therapeutics’ biosensors: taking rapid testing to the next level

Testing for coronaviruses may soon take no more than a couple of minutes thanks to XPhyto’s enzyme-based biosensor diagnostic technology. A Canadian-headquartered life sciences company...
wound healing

Innovative wound healing that utilises the body’s own defence system

Colzyx is developing a new generation of bioactive wound dressing that accelerates healing and combats infections, including those that are multi-drug resistant. A novel medical...
waterless bathing products

Exploring the benefits of waterless bathing products

Infection prevention company GAMA Healthcare explains how innovative waterless bathing products could help to reduce the risk of infection transmission, improve patient care, and...
Adapting UVC technology into the UK’s public and private medical sector

Adapting UVC technology into the UK’s public and private medical sector

LumniCleanse provides mobile and practical sterilisation systems, designed to kill 99.9999% of bacteria and viruses. The market for UV products is rapidly expanding; and UVC...
UV-disinfection

UVC disinfection technology: Why an industry standard must be set

Following the surge in demand for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection equipment during the pandemic, the International Ultraviolet Association discusses the rise of commercial UVC products...
UVC disinfection in indoor spaces

UVC disinfection in indoor spaces

Dr Dorit Aviv of the University of Pennsylvania and Dr Jovan Pantelic of KU Leuven tell HEQ about optimising space design to incorporate UVC...
new COVID vaccine

Defence Therapeutics’ new COVID vaccine achieves successful testing

Biotechnology experts Defence Therapeutics have sensationally announced that their new COVID vaccine has demonstrated effectiveness in a non-rodent model. The new COVID vaccine – called...
HPV vaccine

Defence Therapeutics unveil novel HPV vaccine development programme

Industry-leading biotechnology company Defence Therapeutics has revealed that it will be establishing a high priority programme to develop a new HPV vaccine for cervical...
Accum-vaccine

Versatile Accum technology for various immune-oncology needs

Defence Therapeutics explains how its Accum™ technology can enhance the delivery of tumour and infectious disease-specific therapeutics. The principal technology developed by Defence Therapeutics (DT)...
B lymphocytes

Enhancing vaccine design with B lymphocytes discovery

Findings from a research study of B lymphocytes – otherwise known as B cells – may aid in advancing the design of future vaccines. The...
embryos

New communication discovered between human embryos and mother

A team of scientists based in the UK have identified an exciting new method in which human embryos interact with their mother-to-be. The team, comprised...
health innovations

Ensuring the future of the NHS with revolutionary health innovations

Lorna Green, the Director of Enterprise and Growth at Innovation Agency, part of the Academic Health Science Network, speaks about how health innovations are...

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Health Europa Quarterly Issue 18

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 18, which looks at the ever-changing updates and response to COVID-19; covering everything from digital health to gender...

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B Medical Systems: Reliable cold chain solutions for every need

Discover more about B Medical Systems’ wide range of solutions available to support the vaccine cold chain, medical refrigeration, and blood management fields. B Medical...

Nova Biologicals: saving lives with microbiological testing

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Gama Healthcare: preventing infections in healthcare settings

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The mystery of stone babies: medical background about lithopaedions

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong: Osteoporosis care and control

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control (JOCOC) aims to promote healthier bones for all and an...

Achiko: Healthcare innovations for easy COVID-19 management

Specialising in research, innovation, biotechnology, healthcare, and mobile application development, Achiko provides a multi-faceted diagnostic approach to infection control and COVID-19 management. Managing the COVID-19...

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Defence Therapeutics is continuously expanding on its portfolio of solutions to enhance drug delivery and improve treatment outcomes for patients with cancer and infectious...

4-in-1 support therapy for multiple organ failure treatment

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MEDICAL CANNABIS NETWORK

Fibromyalgia patients swapping opioids for CBD to manage pain

Fibromyalgia patients swapping opioids for CBD to manage pain

New research has shown that patients living with the chronic pain condition of fibromyalgia are swapping opioids for CBD in a bid to manage...
New data from UK Medical Cannabis Registry presented at symposium

New data from UK Medical Cannabis Registry presented at symposium

Sapphire Medical Clinics has presented new data from the UK Medical Cannabis Registry at the 31st Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium on the...
Association for the Cannabinoid Industry to expand EU Offering

Association for the Cannabinoid Industry to expand EU Offering

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has announced the opening of a new Brussels office as they expand their membership offering into the...
cannabis-use

Immune system dysfunction and cannabis use linked to psychosis

A combination of inflammatory cytokines in the blood and regular cannabis use, or use at a young age, can increase the chances of developing...

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Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth edition of Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly, which examines the evolution of the cannabis industry in the face of shifting legislation,...

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