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Increased risk of dying for rare autoimmune patients during COVID-19

Increased risk of dying for rare autoimmune patients during COVID-19

A new study has shown that people living with rare autoimmune diseases are at heightened risk of dying during COVID-19, a finding that can...
Revolutionising the study of the cellular origins of disease

Revolutionising the study of the cellular origins of disease

A breakthrough in microscopy and endoscopy is set to revolutionise how we study the cellular origin of diseases – advancing the field of precision...
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£68m to support people with disabilities to live independently

The UK Government has pledged an extra £68m in funding to help support those living with disabilities to live independently in their homes. The Disabled...
The health implications of climate change in the age of COVID-19

The health implications of climate change in the age of COVID-19

A new report has highlighted that no country is immune from the health impacts of climate change, and that the COVID-19 pandemic is an...
covid-19 during winter

“Staying safe from COVID-19 during winter”: the European Commission adopts new strategy

The European Commission has adopted a “staying safe from COVID-19 during winter” strategy for managing the pandemic over the coming winter months.
Disinfecting CT scanners with ultraviolet light

Disinfecting CT scanners with Ultraviolet Light

A team of scientists are looking at utilising ultraviolet light (UV light) in order to disinfect the inner bore of CT scanning machines. Due to...
UN vote to remove medical cannabis as dangerous drug welcomed

UN vote to remove medical cannabis as dangerous drug welcomed

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Drug Policy Reform has welcomed the United Nations vote to remove medical cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961...
Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

Families’ plea to end fight for NHS access to medical cannabis

The families of 25 children and young people suffering from severe epilepsy have written an open letter to the Prime Minister pleading for him...
COVID-19 vaccine added to damages scheme in case of severe disability

COVID-19 vaccine added to damages scheme in case of severe disability

The UK has taken the precautionary measure of adding COVID-19 to its Vaccine Damage Payments Scheme so people will be able to access financial...
Clinical trial investigates COVID-19 protection for health professionals

Clinical trial investigates COVID-19 protection for health professionals

Healthcare professionals in the UK will be taking part in a clinical trial to test the efficacy of Carragelose nasal spray for COVID-19 protection. To...
World first smart test revolutionises diagnosis of sleep disorders

World first smart test revolutionises diagnosis of sleep disorders

An innovative new smart sensor has been designed that can help diagnose sleep disorders from the comfort of the bedroom. The world’s first smart sleep...
Major breakthrough in genome sequencing can quicken cancer diagnosis

Major breakthrough in genome sequencing can quicken cancer diagnosis

A major breakthrough in genome sequencing could lead to the quicker diagnosis of cancer and rare diseases. Understanding human DNA sequences can inform scientists about...

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Health Europa Quarterly Issue 15

Welcome to the 15th issue of Health Europa Quarterly, which focuses on the prevention and control of the spread of infection and disease as...



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Austrian MPS Society’s Therapy Week

Mucopolysaccharidosis are a group of rare, inherited, and incurable diseases, and MPS Society Austria aims to help people and families living with these diseases...

Supporting patients and families with Mucopolysaccharidosis

Founded in 1985, MPS Austria supports children with Mucopolysaccharidosis and other similar Lysosomal diseases, and their families, by helping to increase quality of life. MPS...

Moving to a smart era of hospital infrastructure with Saga University

The Department of Information Science at Saga University is focusing on the construction of hospital infrastructure information systems related to medical, welfare, and nursing...

Understanding MPS and other similar Lysosomal diseases

MPS Austria wants to make everyday life easier for children with Mucopolysaccharidosis and other similar Lysosomal diseases, and their families, by supporting them with...

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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...

Preventing medical emergencies from dehydration with Aquarate

Aquarate is preventing predictable and avoidable medical emergencies from dehydration with Hydracare technology. Hydracare technology ensures accurate and automated fluid monitoring to increase hydration and...

Nova Biologicals: high standard microbiological testing service

Under the leadership of Paul J. Pearce, Ph.D., Nova Biologicals has provided microbiological testing services to businesses and households across the globe since 1993. Nova...

Quinyx: easy-to-use rota management for your care organisation

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EU court rules CBD is ‘not a narcotic’

EU court rules CBD is ‘not a narcotic’

In a landmark move the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled the cannabinoid CBD is ‘not a narcotic’, as it...
Tommy Chong: “We’re going back to the future with cannabis.”

Tommy Chong: “We’re going back to the future with cannabis.”

Cannabis activist, musician, and comedy actor Tommy Chong gives his thoughts on the emergence of America’s legal cannabis industry. Chong is an icon of cannabis...
Modified CBD molecules could help in the fight against skin disease

Modified CBD molecules could help in the fight against skin disease

Researchers have modified the cannabidiol compound (CBD) found in cannabis to try to improve the properties that fight against skin disease. A partnership between the...
Can cannabis provide an alternative to opioid painkillers in the UK?

Can cannabis provide an alternative to opioid painkillers in the UK?

The past few years have seen a rise in the use of opioids as pain killers, but these medicines are highly addictive. Medical cannabis...

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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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