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Successful treatment of patients with the autoimmune disease lupus

Successful treatment of patients with the autoimmune disease Lupus

A team of researchers have successfully treated two patients with the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus for the first time. The team from Charité -...
European Commission confirms contribution to COVID-19 vaccine facility

European Commission confirms contribution to COVID-19 vaccine facility

The European Commission has confirmed its participation in the COVAX Facility to ensure equitable access to affordable COVID-19 vaccines. Team Europe will be contributing an...
The role of MRI in stroke care with Cerebriu Apollo

The role of MRI in stroke care with Cerebriu Apollo

Timely treatment is essential for the welfare of stroke patients – Cerebriu Apollo can help. Today’s time to treatment for an acute stroke is too...
Understanding hospital germs and how they stick to surfaces

Understanding hospital germs and how they stick to surfaces

With the rise of antibiotic resistance, understanding how germs are spread in hospitals is vital if hospital acquired infections are to be reduced. Researchers at...
Are T cells key to controlling COVID-19 and reducing its severity?

Are T cells key to controlling COVID-19 and reducing its severity?

A new study has confirmed that T cells play an important role in the body’s response to COVID-19. The findings show that a multi-layered, virus-specific...
Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

A new report into the impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors has found that delayed 999 calls due to concerns around COVID-19 have left...
Examining AI technology in remote diabetes care

Examining AI technology in remote diabetes care

A major international study will be carried out to assess AI technology for remote diabetes solutions. Carried out by the NextDREAM Consortium group, the multi-centre,...
Progress towards eliminating child deaths could be reversed by COVID-19

Progress towards eliminating child deaths could be reversed by COVID-19

According to the World Health Organization, COVID-19 could reverse the major progress that has been made toward eliminating preventable child deaths. The number of deaths...
People with inflammatory illnesses and smokers at high risk for COVID-19

People with inflammatory illnesses and smokers at high risk for COVID-19

New research has shown that young people with chronic inflammatory conditions, as well as vulnerable older adults, and smokers or vapers, are at high...
First medicine to prolong survival in patients with chronic kidney disease

First medicine to prolong survival in patients with chronic kidney disease

In a groundbreaking Phase III trial AstraZeneca’s Farxiga has shown reduction in the risk of kidney failure and cardiovascular or renal death in patients...
Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Europe goes gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which recognises the children and adolescents affected by cancer within Europe and across the globe. CCI Europe (representing parents/patients)...
Cutting cardiovascular risk for European patients with cholesterol drug

Cutting cardiovascular risk for European patients with cholesterol drug

The risk of damaging cardiovascular events could be minimised for European patients through the use of cholesterol drugs. A new, European study involving 18 different...

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