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Discover the new compound which kills antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria

Discover the new compound which kills antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria

A new compound developed by experts from University of Sheffield, UK, has killed antibiotic resistant gram-negative bacteria - could this pave the way for...
Neuroblastoma treatment: new synthetic molecules boosting efficacy of therapy

Neuroblastoma treatment: new synthetic molecules boosting efficacy of therapy

According to researchers, newly developed synthetic molecules that deliver drugs to an aggressive tumour in children could be an improved version of neuroblastoma treatment. A...
Aggregating amyloid proteins play a key part in Alzheimer's disease

Aggregating amyloid proteins play a key part in Alzheimer’s disease

Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet have discovered that viruses can bind a special class of proteins called amyloid proteins that play a part in...
European Week Against Cancer: advancing drug delivery to treat cancer

European Week Against Cancer: advancing drug delivery to treat cancer

As this week is European Week Against Cancer (EWAC), we speak to Dr Robert Langer, the first person to engineer polymers to advance drug...
Did you know neck circumference predicts a deadly cluster of cardiovascular risk factors?

Did you know neck circumference predicts a deadly cluster of cardiovascular risk factors?

According to research presented at the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress (APSC) 2019, neck circumference predicts a deadly cluster of cardiovascular risk factors. The...
Every two hours in England, someone loses their leg due to a non-healing wound

Every two hours in England, someone loses their leg due to a non-healing wound

The first national Legs Matter Awareness Week is being held this June, and is urging people to ‘stand up’ to one of the UK’s...
Backing the cry of 35,000 Brits for more dementia research funding

Backing the cry of 35,000 Brits for more dementia research funding

Rachel Riley, English TV presenter & mathematician, today joined Alzheimer’s Research UK to present the signatures of nearly 35,000 members of the public for...
Mitral regurgitation treatment: more precise classification severity now likely

Mitral regurgitation treatment: more precise classification severity now likely

Mitral regurgitation is due to the inability of the mitral valve to close properly, and now, according to MedUni Vienna, there is now revolutionary...
Varicose veins, spider veins, and solutions to both explained

Varicose veins, spider veins, and solutions to both explained

No matter what age you are, you may find yourself dealing with the experience of varicose veins or spider veins, here we explore the...
Did you know that dietary cholesterol or egg consumption does not increase the risk of stroke?

Did you know that dietary cholesterol or egg consumption does not increase the risk...

According to the University of Eastern Finland, a moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol or egg consumption is not associated with an elevated risk...
Mental Health Awareness Week may be over, but the conversation cannot stop

Mental Health Awareness Week may be over, but the conversation cannot stop

Now that Mental Health Awareness Week has drawn to a close, it is imperative that the conversations around mental health continues and grows. Today marks...
According to UEG report millions of Europeans are at risk of chronic digestive diseases

According to UEG report millions of Europeans are at risk of chronic digestive diseases

Discover Nutrition and Chronic Digestive Diseases, a new report launched by United European Gastroenterology (UEG), outlines alarming information on current dietary choices across the...

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