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Two global leaders announce new strategic cancer research alliance

Two global leaders announce new strategic cancer research alliance

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) are to launch a new ambitious international alliance to boost the progress...
European Society of Biomechanics set for WCB2018

European Society of Biomechanics set for WCB2018

This July, the 24th congress of the European Society of Biomechanics will join other leading professionals at the 2018 World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB2018)...
Life science in Sweden – a success story

Life science in Sweden – a success story

Sweden is fast making a name for itself as a leading life science nation. Helena Strigård, vice-president and policy director at SwedenBIO, tells Health...
Legalising medical cannabis – a German perspective

Legalising medical cannabis – a German perspective

Germany legalised medical cannabis in March 2017; more than a year on, why are some patients still going without? Georg Wurth shares his thoughts. Medical...
Obesity in children and adolescents caused by lack of sleep

Obesity in children and adolescents caused by lack of sleep

New research from the University of Warwick, UK, has found that children and adolescents who don’t get the recommended amount of sleep are at...
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...
A new implant to protect women from HIV infection has been developed

A new implant to protect women from HIV infection has been developed

Scientists from the University of Waterloo, Canada, have developed an implant which will help to protect women from HIV infection. The new tool is a...
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 world-class cancer research facility coming to Manchester

New world-class cancer research facility coming to Manchester

A new, multimillion-pound world-class cancer research facility is being built in Manchester, UK, which will ensure the city remains the international forefront of cancer...
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...
Could late-stage menopause benefit memory in later years?

Could late-stage menopause benefit memory in later years?

A recently published study has found that entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to memory later in...
WHO and UNICEF promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

This week, WHO and UNICEF have issued a new ten-step guide to boost support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn...

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