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£12m grants issued to help tackle antimicrobial resistance on global scale

£12m grants issued to help tackle antimicrobial resistance on global scale

Four UK-based universities have been awarded multimillion pound grants to conduct research into the biological, cultural, social and economic drivers behind the development of...
Samsung and Babylon Health tech offers live video doctor appointments

Samsung and Babylon Health tech offers live video doctor appointments

In partnership with Samsung, Babylon Health has launched ‘Ask an Expert, powered by Babylon’, a new system that allows users to check symptoms and...
Further research supporting theory that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

Further research supporting theory that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

E-cigarettes are known to help people stop smoking, even when they don’t want to, according to new research from the University of East Anglia...
Initiative will analyse 500,000 blood samples to aid global medical research

Initiative will analyse 500,000 blood samples to aid global medical research

Nightingale Health and UK Biobank announce a major initiative which aims to analyse half a million blood samples to facilitate global medical research. Announced today,...
The psychiatric patient and the ED - the evolution of emergency psychiatry

The psychiatric patient and the ED

Marc Sabbe discusses the evolution of emergency psychiatry, highlighting issues such as deinstitutionalisation and cost containment. There is no doubt that the amount and intensity...
Combining two different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91%

Combining two different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91%

Combining two experimental diverse malaria vaccines can significantly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies, a new study from Imperial College London,...
Pancreatic cancer signs could be spotted in Type 2 diabetes diagnosis

Pancreatic cancer signs could be spotted in Type 2 diabetes diagnosis

Recent onset of Type 2 diabetes could give indication of pancreatic cancer signs, according to new research in the Journal of the National Cancer...
Evidence “insufficient” that nicotine preloading helps smokers quit

Evidence “insufficient” that nicotine preloading helps smokers quit

A new trial published this week by the BMJ has found that there is insufficient evidence that using a patch for four weeks before...
Further targeted use of immunotherapy has been discovered

Further targeted use of immunotherapy has been discovered

Innovations in immunotherapy are continuing, as researchers have discovered a new method for predicting the likelihood of the treatment’s success. Immunotherapy, the method in which...
AST-VAC2 vaccine gets tested to treat lung cancer

First of its kind AST-VAC2 vaccine gets tested to treat lung cancer

In a collaboration agreement between Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and Asterias, a first of its kind vaccine, AST-VAC2, has entered into a phase I...
Immune system remains damaged despite cured hepatitis C infection

Immune system remains damaged despite cured hepatitis C infection

The immune system remains changed for many years, even after a hepatitis C infection heals, according to a new study by Karolinska Institutet, Sweden,...
STOP-CP: Stem cell Treatment Of Perinatal Cerebral Palsy using cord blood

STOP-CP in children – Stem cell Treatment Of Perinatal Cerebral Palsy using cord blood

Arne Jensen, CEO of BrainRepair UG and head of the Campus Clinic Gynaecology Bochum, Germany, outlines the motivation behind STOP-CP!: Stem cell Treatment Of...

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