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Could prenatal pollution exposure be linked to ADHD and autism?

Could prenatal pollution exposure be linked to ADHD and autism?

New research has drawn links between prenatal exposure to pollution and brain changes that are linked to certain behavioural problems. Over the past few decades,...
MMR vaccine secured for UK private patients to protect supply

MMR vaccine secured for UK private patients to protect supply

New restrictions that have been put in place mean the MMR vaccine cannot be parallel exported from the UK, to protect stock for private...
Chronically itchy skin: causation for depression, suicidal thoughts and stress?

Chronically itchy skin: causation for depression, suicidal thoughts and stress?

According to studies, increased depression, suicidal thoughts and stress are reported in patients with chronically itchy skin. Reported in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, published...
Could we attack metastatic breast cancer with sound?

Could we attack metastatic breast cancer with sound?

Researchers at Tohoku University believe their technique of using sound waves has the potential to be developed in treating metastatic breast cancer. Drugs can be...
uk gonorrhoea investment

UK gonorrhoea investment to prevent STI spread

The UK government has invested £3.5m (€4.05m) in a global research and development partnership aimed at combating the spread of gonorrhoea. Around 87 million new...
Uncover novel amyloidosis: understanding human diseases

Uncover novel amyloidosis: understanding human diseases

Scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan, have discovered a novel amyloid protein that induces amyloidosis in rats. This new amyloid protein...
Did you know that swimmer's shoulder is common in more than 75% of swimmers?

Did you know that swimmer’s shoulder is common in more than 75% of swimmers?

Presented at the AAP 2019 conference, research showed that painful swimmer's shoulder may be due to the intense 'no pain, no gain' work ethic. The...
Fewer food choices at high prices are impacting child health in Ethiopia

Fewer food choices at high prices are impacting child health in Ethiopia

Study find that the rural poor in Ethiopia usually live near lower-quality food markets that sell fewer food groups at high prices, adversely impacting...
Do you think digital health solutions can eliminate healthcare-associated infections?

Do you think digital health solutions can eliminate healthcare-associated infections?

Despite dedicated efforts, the healthcare industry still struggles to tackle issues such as healthcare-associated infections – but could digital health solutions eliminate this issue? According...
Did you know that circulating tumour cells can target distant organs?

Did you know that circulating tumour cells can target distant organs?

Most cancers kill because tumour cells spread beyond the primary site to invade other organs. Now, a USC study found that circulating tumour cells...

How does binge drinking affect the body?

With Halloween around the corner, for adults, sweets won’t be the only thing consumed - alcohol and Halloween go hand in hand, but are...
The treatment of severe postmenopausal osteoporosis

The treatment of severe postmenopausal osteoporosis

EVENITY® (romosozumab) has received positive CHMP opinion for the treatment of severe postmenopausal osteoporosis who are at high risk of fracture. UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB)...

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