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Is global climate change affecting fertility?

Is global climate change affecting fertility?

According to the University of Liverpool, UK, global climate change could make some species sterile and see them succumb earlier than expected. Published in Trends...
Novartis Pharmaceuticals revolutionising data use

Novartis Pharmaceuticals revolutionising data use

During their annual results briefing in Switzerland, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, the innovative healthcare solutions company, announced their plan to transform healthcare. Novartis emphasised the integration of...
Let’s talk nemuri: the gene that induces the need to sleep

Let’s talk nemuri: the gene that induces the need to sleep

Humans spend almost one-third of their lives sleeping, yet sleep is still one of biology's most enduring mysteries – could nemuri unlock this? Published in...
Eating insects to save the environment

Eating insects to save the environment

Consuming foods of insect origin is encouraged as a response to the environmental impact of meat production, but how do vegans and vegetarians feel...
Improving health care for indigenous women living with violence

Improving health care for indigenous women living with violence

New research finds that cultural practices have the ability of improving health care for Indigenous women living with violence. According to the University of British...

What do you know about Elfi-Tech and their Finger Port device?

Elfi-Tech’s Dr Ilya Fine talks Finger Port, the innovative device that acts as your own personal health station, providing unparalleled ease of use at...
Negative body image could be deterred by who you surround yourself with

Negative body image could be deterred by who you surround yourself with

Spending time with those who are not preoccupied with their bodies can improve an individual’s own eating habits and body image, therefore reducing negative...
ICBT: expanding the advantages of Internet-delivered CBT

ICBT: expanding the advantages of Internet-delivered CBT

According to Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, Internet-delivered CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), or ICBT, may have a new adaptive treatment strategy on the horizon. Scientists have experimented...
Unlocking the process of delaying ageing and fighting neurodegeneration

Unlocking the process of delaying ageing and fighting neurodegeneration

Monash researchers have unlocked a key process in human cells – could this be a step towards fighting neurodegenerative diseases as well as delaying...
Virtual reality behaviour: would you think and act differently too?

Virtual reality behaviour: would you think and act differently too?

Virtual reality (VR) can be extraordinarily life-like, but new UBC research explored the gap between real-life and virtual reality behaviour, with a key focus...
Montage of DNA strand, human face, and molecules.

Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine and the world of medicinal therapy

Combining knowledge with human genetics and molecular techniques, the Louis-Jeantet Prize is awarded to a dynamic research team looking to fight dysfunction of the...
Teenage gender dysphoria and improving primary care services

Teenage gender dysphoria and improving primary care services

With a growing number of adolescents identifying as transgender, a review aims to help primary care services address teenage gender dysphoria. Published in Canadian Medical...

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