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The Support Hope and Recovery Online Network (SHaRON): transforming mental health with digital

The Support Hope and Recovery Online Network (SHaRON): transforming mental health with digital

Jonathon Burton, web and digital services manager at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the trust’s Support Hope and Recovery Online Network (SHaRON),...
Living nearer nature reduces risk of premature death

Living nearer Nature reduces risk of premature death

Living closer to Nature and spending time outside has numerous health benefits, including reducing risk of premature death and Type 2 diabetes, according to...
New gene therapy could treat children with Hunter disease

New gene therapy could treat children with Hunter disease

A new stem cell gene therapy approach has been developed by a team at the University of Manchester, UK, which could help treat children...
Nobel Prize-winning technology has revealed herpes virus structure

Nobel Prize-winning technology has revealed herpes virus structure

Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC), UK, have successfully used the Nobel Prize-winning technology cryo-electron microscopy to reveal a detailed structure of the...
People with traumatic brain injury are at increased risk of dementia

People with traumatic brain injury are at increased risk of dementia

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to one of the largest studies of its kind. A nationwide study...
Cells working together fuel aggressive childhood brain tumour

Cells working together fuel aggressive childhood brain tumour

Cancerous cells in an aggressive type of childhood brain tumour have been discovered working together to infiltrate the brain, which could lead to much-needed...
Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Scientists from Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, have taken steps towards developing an artificial ovary fertility treatment that could lead to improved fertility preservation treatments. This...
Gene-edited pigs resistant to porcine reproductive & respiratory syndrome

Gene-edited pigs resistant to porcine reproductive & respiratory syndrome

By changing the genetic code of pigs, scientists at the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute, UK, have produced animals that can resist one of...
Epigenetics: advancing diagnostics and accelerating precision medicine

Epigenetics: advancing diagnostics and accelerating precision medicine

Dr Jason Mellad, chief executive officer at Cambridge Epigenetix, discusses the emerging field of epigenetics-led diagnostics and personalised approaches to medicine. The exciting and rapidly...
Improving the efficiency of chemotherapy with a new molecule

Improving the efficiency of chemotherapy with a new molecule

Researchers from the CNRS and Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, have demonstrated that methiothepin, a small molecule, can improve the efficiency of chemotherapy by...

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