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The genetics of cardiovascular diseases

Cardiovascular diseases are the world’s biggest killers today, claiming the lives of close to 18 million people every year. Understanding what causes them –...

Canada’s collaboration-based research strategy

Dementia – the new life thief In the history of humanity, infectious diseases were once the great life thieves. Smallpox, black plague and tuberculosis robbed...

How is data integrity changing?

David Thompson of Clarity Compliance Solutions Ltd explains why data integrity is not just about data integrity risk assessments The issue of data integrity (DI)...

Rethinking orthotics

Andiamo provides fast, affordable, comfortable and effective orthoses by reshaping biomechanical supports using 3D technology Faster production, enhanced comfort, lower costs and vastly improved patient...

The Werther effect – the handling of suicide in the media

Vivien Kogler and Alexander Noyon from Mannheim University of Applied Sciences investigate suicidality as an important social subject and the role of medial presentation...

Asthma and issues

Researchers at the University Hospital Basel discuss developments in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma and allergies Asthma is defined as a chronic inflammatory disease...

Aarhus University shares the merits of computational medicine

The Health Technology Program at Aarhus University applies computational biology to investigate the heterogeneity of tumours Increasing computational power combined with enhanced access to imaging...

INOVA+ discusses the Organisational Life Assistant

INOVA+ discusses the Organisational Life Assistant – a virtual presence to provide a healthier, safer and more organised life for older adults The European Commission’s...

Obesity – feeding the body or the mind?

Professor Dr Kerstin M Oltmanns of the University of Lübeck opens a new perspective on the epidemic of 2.2 billion overweight people Obesity is a...

The origins of asthma

Led by Professor Hans Bisgaard, the COPSAC research unit focuses on phenotyping children and their environmental exposures to study asthma and other chronic inflammatory...

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