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Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs increase language impairment in their children

Pregnant women taking epilepsy drugs increase language impairment in their children

Today at the 5th European Academy of Neurology Congress, researchers present how epilepsy drugs taken by pregnant women is associated with higher risk of...
LDL-cholesterol is unable to predict future cardiovascular events

LDL-cholesterol is unable to predict future cardiovascular events

New international study shows that LDL-cholesterol is unable to predict future cardiovascular events and fails to identify those coronary heart disease patients who are...
Scotland’s biggest killer: the need for cardiovascular disease treatment

Scotland’s biggest killer: the need for cardiovascular disease treatment

National charity Heart Research UK reveals 72% of Scots have been affected by cardiovascular disease, Scotland’s biggest killer – time to boost awareness of...
IBD standards launching today aim to drastically improve how we care for those suffering

IBD standards launching today aim to drastically improve how we care for those suffering

IBD UK, a partnership of 17 professional patient organisations chaired by Crohn’s & Colitis UK, campaign a groundbreaking opportunity to promote better IBD standards. People...
It’s critical to encourage blood donation among minorities, according to research

It’s critical to encourage blood donation among minorities, according to research

According to research, medical mistrust is a significant barrier to blood donation among minorities therefore better community education and communication is critical. Researchers at Georgia...
Undiagnosed: are rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases burdening the European taxpayer?

Undiagnosed: are rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases burdening the European taxpayer?

EULAR President Professor Johannes Bijlsma gives us an insight into the world of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and the potential burden it could bring...
Virtual reality helps Hanover Scotland staff deliver better dementia care

Virtual reality helps Hanover Scotland staff deliver better dementia care

“Incredibly Emotional” is the phrase housing association care staff in Moray have used to describe a virtual reality training session which helped bring improved...
No link discovered between cancer and tumour necrosis factor inhibitor

No link discovered between cancer and tumour necrosis factor inhibitor

Including data from over 8,000 people, research suggests that there is no link between cancer and tumour necrosis factor inhibitor (TNFi) use in psoriatic...
Automated cell counters will witness rigorous demand with high prevalence of aids and cancers

Automated cell counters will witness rigorous demand with high prevalence of aids and cancers

Automated cell counters are electronic devices that can automatically count the cells of humans, animals, plants, as well as cells of other origins -...
Maternal mental illness: one in four UK children have a mother with mental illness

Maternal mental illness: one in four UK children have a mother with mental illness

According to University of Manchester, one in four UK children between the ages of 0 and 16 have a mother with a mental illness...
Nitrate pollution of US tap water could cause 12,500 cancer cases each year

Nitrate pollution of US tap water could cause 12,500 cancer cases each year

Revolutionary peer-reviewed study published in Environmental Research analyses health and economic impacts of nitrate pollution in US tap water – could this be the...
High fibre during pregnancy reduces the risk of coeliac disease in children

High fibre during pregnancy reduces the risk of coeliac disease in children

Consuming high fibre during pregnancy is linked with a decreased risk of coeliac disease in children according to research presented at ESPGHAN. The 52nd annual...

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