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Cases of age-related macular degeneration to reach 82.9 million by 2026

Cases of age-related macular degeneration to reach 82.9 million by 2026

The number of widespread cases of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including those not yet diagnosed, will increase from 71.7 million in 2016 to 82.9...
Personalised medicine and breast cancer – an example from Ireland

Personalised medicine and breast cancer – an example from Ireland

Dr Luciana Herda and Professor William Gallagher introduce the first Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Cancer Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT: a nationwide effort to make personalised...
New serum could aid malaria infection reduction

New serum could aid malaria infection reduction

Researchers from Yale University, US, have developed a serum which reduces infection from malaria in mice and it could aid the regular vaccination. The new...
Weight loss is an important predictor of cancer

Weight loss is an important predictor of cancer

New research analysis from the universities of Oxford and Exeter has concluded that unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some...
Commission protects workers against cancer-causing chemicals

Commission protects workers against cancer-causing chemicals

The European Commission is taking another vital step in the protection of workers in the European Union from cancer-causing chemicals and other health problems. The...
New blood test predicts onset of tuberculosis up to two years in advance

New blood test predicts onset of tuberculosis up to two years in advance

Newly published research has revealed that a new blood test can more accurately predict the development of tuberculosis (TB) up to two years before...
New treatment for tuberous sclerosis complex approved

New treatment for tuberous sclerosis complex approved

In a world first, a new drug to treat the rare skin condition tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) has been developed by scientists at Osaka...
Exeter Uni researching new treatments for bipolar disorder

Exeter Uni researching new treatments for bipolar disorder

Experts from the University of Exeter, UK, are currently working on new treatments for bipolar disorder and researching the psychological processes that might contribute...
UK man diagnosed with antibiotic resistant super-gonorrhoea infection

UK man diagnosed with antibiotic-resistant super-gonorrhoea infection

A UK man has been diagnosed with the worst-ever case of an antibiotic-resistant super-gonorrhoea infection, which cannot be cured with first choice treatments. The unidentified...
Air pollution responsible for up to 38% of annual childhood asthma in UK

Air pollution responsible for up to 38% of annual childhood asthma in UK

A new study from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain, has found that up to 38% of the number of annual childhood...
Teenagers invited to join meningitis B trial to aid immunisation research

Teenagers invited to join meningitis B trial to aid immunisation research

The Oxford Vaccine Group is inviting year 12 school students across the UK to participate in a research project which aims to understand whether...
Daily ibuprofen can prevent Alzheimer's disease

Daily ibuprofen can prevent Alzheimer’s disease

A research team of neuroscientists based in Vancouver, Canada, have carried out studies which suggest that having a daily regimen of non-prescription ibuprofen could...

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