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Gut microbiota: 2,000 unknown bacteria discovered in the human gut

Gut microbiota: 2,000 unknown bacteria discovered in the human gut

EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute and the Wellcome Sanger have discovered almost 2,000 bacterial species living in the human gut microbiota, many of which were...
Did you know that women are less likely to receive geriatric care?

Did you know that women are less likely to receive geriatric care?

More than 70% of patients receiving surgery for hip fracture are women, yet they are less likely than men to receive geriatric care during...
Small cell lung cancer: the world of highly lethal cancers

Small cell lung cancer: the world of highly lethal cancers

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine studied highly lethal cancers, using human embryonic stem cells to create a new model system specifically exploring small cell...
The crippling effects of Aspergillus fumigatus on the human immune system

Crippling effects of Aspergillus fumigatus on the human immune system

According to University of Jena, Germany, a toxic substance from the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus, can threaten the lives of people with a compromised immune...
Do you think AI could treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Do you think AI could treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

According to WHO, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease will be the third leading cause of death worldwide by 2030, but could AI successfully treat this? Following...
Obesity related cancer: surgeon warns rise amongst millennials

Obesity related cancer: surgeon warns rise amongst millennials

A while back Health Europa reported on obesity related cancer to be on the rise, particularly in the US, but now Britain’s millennials may...
Worrying multidrug resistance in remote Arctic soil microbes

Worrying multidrug resistance in remote Arctic soil microbes

Potentially having ominous implications for human health worldwide, scientists have discovered an unsettling multidrug resistance in distant Arctic soil microbes. Published in Environment International, a...
Presenting Lymphit: The tech designed to benefit cancer survivors

Presenting Lymphit: The tech designed to benefit cancer survivors

Dicronis introduces Lymphit – a cutting-edge technology that will disrupt traditional lymphoedema diagnosis methods for the benefit of cancer survivors. Patrizia Marschalkova, CEO of Dicronis...
A combination of treatments may help fight breast cancer

A combination of treatments may help fight breast cancer

According to researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, cancer cells can be attacked with a ‘drug cocktail’ which can potentially help to fight...
Flaxseed fibre: the goods to improve metabolic health

Flaxseed fibre: the goods to improve metabolic health

Published in American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers have discovered that flaxseed fibre has the potential to improve metabolic health. Research in...
Brain regions unlocked for those with Alzheimer’s disease

Brain regions unlocked for those with Alzheimer’s disease

The largest dataset regarding brain regions has been produced by researchers from the University of Manchester, showing differences in healthy brains and those with...
The metallodrug: could this be the next antitumor drug?

The metallodrug: could this be the next antitumor drug?

Some types of cancer cannot be treated with classic chemotherapy, so a team of scientists are working on a metallodrug, which has the potential...

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