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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...
New pioneering cancer research projects attract global health professionals

New pioneering cancer research projects attract global health professionals

Over 100 healthcare professionals from across the UK and Europe gathered to showcase some of the latest pioneering cancer research projects which are taking...
The Blockchain in Healthcare Congress 3-4 May 2018

The Blockchain in Healthcare Congress, 3-4 May 2018

Curious about the role of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector of today and tomorrow? Look no further than the Blockchain in Healthcare Congress. The...
Concussion can increase risk of prolonged headaches

Concussion can increase risk of prolonged headaches

A new study has shown that people who were hospitalised with a mild head injury, like concussion, had twice as high a risk of...
Quickly assessing severity of head injuries with a new method

Quickly assessing severity of head injuries with a new method

A new and faster way to assess the levels of consciousness in individuals suffering with head injuries could improve the accuracy and speed of...
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...
Making greater use of electronic health records to accelerate research

Making greater use of electronic health records to accelerate research

Professor Dipak Kalra reflects on the challenges and opportunities associated with the growing use of health data and electronic health records. Many European countries have...

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