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Researchers discover potential new way of fighting TB

Researchers discover potential new way of fighting TB

A team of researchers believe they may have uncovered a new method of fighting tuberculosis (TB) – by starving it of a certain sugar. TB...
Hope for rare disease patients: an approach to funding gene therapy

Hope for rare disease patients: an approach to funding gene therapy

Roger Johansson, Vice President and General Manager – Northern Europe with the global biopharmaceutical company PTC Therapeutics, discusses the need to establish an environment...
Research shows long-COVID is linked to alteration in immune system

Research shows long-COVID is linked to alteration in immune system

New research has demonstrated a link between the development of long-COVID in patients and an alteration in their immune system. The team of scientists at...
Lessons from the pandemic: using and communicating data

Lessons from the pandemic: using and communicating data

Tableau Software Senior Director Andy Cotgreave explores issues around data analysis and transparency during the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the last 12 months, people have been...
Healthcare waste, COVID-19, and sustainability

Healthcare waste, COVID-19, and sustainability

Tina Benfield and June Cadman of the UK’s Chartered Institution of Wastes Management speak to HEQ about the management of health, care, and clinical...
Mainstreaming human rights in European policies

Mainstreaming human rights in European policies

AGE Platform Europe Research Project Manager Ilenia Gheno discusses the role of digital technology in supporting elderly care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic...
Discussing international vaccine distribution with Pfizer

Discussing international vaccine distribution with Pfizer

Pfizer’s Dervila Keane details the process of storing, shipping, and distributing COVID-19 vaccines. Pfizer is a proven, reliable multinational vaccine producer, supplying vaccines to over...
COVID-19, infection control, and cholera

COVID-19, infection control, and cholera

Dr Osama B Hassan tells HEQ about the impact of COVID-19 on efforts to combat ongoing threat of cholera. While the focus of healthcare research...
The complex and multipronged fight against AMR

The complex and multipronged fight against AMR

HEQ speaks to the AMR Industry Alliance about the burden and prevention of antimicrobial resistance and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...
medical cannabis industry

Investing in the future of the medical cannabis industry

Akerna CEO Jessica Billingsley speaks with MCN about the future of the medical cannabis industry, regarding technology, finance and cannabis policy. Jessica Billingsley, who will...
mescaline

XPhyto: Is mescaline the next big mood-modifying medicine?

Mescaline has the potential to be the next frontier in the psychedelics renaissance and represents an unprecedented opportunity to innovate a notable advancement in...
personalised cannabis medicine

Medical cannabis care in the era of personalised medicine

In the post-COVID-19 era, now more than ever, patients are critical of the healthcare they receive. Yaron Gissin, Chief Innovation Officer of the Sade...
Global failure to tackle urgent threat of antibiotic resistance

Global failure to tackle urgent threat of antibiotic resistance

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted the ongoing global failure to develop desperately needed antibacterial treatments despite growing awareness...
Those with prior COVID-19 infection have boosted immune response

Those with prior COVID-19 infection have boosted immune response

A new study has shown that people who have previously contracted COVID-19 have significantly higher T cell and antibody responses following a single dose...
vaccine cold storage

Ultra-low temperature storage and the vaccine cold chain

Mikael Hoier, CEO of cold storage manufacturer Lowenco, speaks with HE about innovation in low-temperature vaccine storage. Danish manufacturer Lowenco is an international leader in...
super-enhancers

Super-enhancers discovered that may improve breast cancer therapy

Biologists have discovered novel super-enhancers that may aid in manufacturing therapy for triple-negative breast cancer. The research conducted by biologists at the City University of...
Project to use smart technology to detect heart problems

Project to use smart technology to detect heart problems

A new project has received a research grant to explore the efficacy of smart technology devices in detecting heart rhythm problems. The Oxford University Hospitals...

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Health Europa Quarterly Issue 16

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly issue 16, which explores the secondary issues adjacent to the COVID-19 pandemic, from the welfare and wellbeing of doctors...



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Impacts of recreational and medical cannabis legalisation in Canada

Dr Philippa Hawley tells Health Europa Quarterly about the effects of recreational legalisation on medical cannabis users Following the broadly successful legalisation of cannabis for...
The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

The benefits of cannabis for treating chronic pain

Dr Andrew Agius, Medical Director at the Pain Clinic, speaks to HEQ about the benefits of cannabis in treating chronic pain. Cannabis has been used...
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Greenheart offers premium seed-to-shelf CBD and an innovative decentralised finance token. Greenheart CBD is an Irish-owned company with a vision to bring the finest Irish-made...
First medical cannabis clinic approved by Scottish regulator

First medical cannabis clinic approved by Scottish regulator

Sapphire Medical Clinics is the first medical cannabis clinic to be approved by the Scottish regulator, Healthcare Improvement Scotland. Sapphire Medical, which was the first...

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