Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Special Reports

The function of immune cells in combating cancer

The incidence of cancer has dramatically increased over the last 50 years as a result of prolonged life expectancy and the Western lifestyle. Recent...

Narratives in support of training for personalised healthcare

In the past, our health systems were established primarily to save lives. Emphasis was on correct clinical procedure for efficient and effective intervention, there...

How is data integrity changing?

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

The Matchmaker Exchange connects researchers and clinicians to identify novel Mendelian...

The Matchmaker Exchange (MME) was initiated in October 2013 as a community-organized effort to connect clinicians and researchers with rare cases. Matchmakers had evolved...

Key areas of research in the diagnosis and treatment of MPS...

Professor Dr François Eyskens of PCMA vzw discusses early diagnosis of MPS diseases by creating awareness and using a tandem mass spectrometry screening method. MPS...

Advancing cannabinoid therapies through research

Canada’s medical cannabis company Tilray defines a medical path for cannabinoid use Tilray is actively pursuing the daunting goal of delivering innovative, safe and effective...

Obesity treatment: a new efficient paradigm

Dr Holm Ltd. offers the web application DrHolmApp and educational courses for both healthcare professionals and patients. Obesity is an immense global health challenge and...

The genetics of cardiovascular diseases

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

Canada’s collaboration-based research strategy to face the challenge of dementia

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

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...

BPA in inoperable CTEPH patients

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a common form of pulmonary hypertension. Up to 5% of patients who survive acute pulmonary embolism will develop...

It’s not all about inflammation

EU programmes at the Lund University Diabetes Centre, Sweden, provide novel insights into the mechanisms behind the development of cardiovascular disease in diabetes Cardiovascular disease...

Disaster as a discipline

The Emergency and Disaster Medicine Group of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, asks how academia can help manage mass casualty situations. The Emergency and Disaster Medicine...

The Bavarian way of biobanking

The German Heart Center Munich sets an example for the combination of smart biobanking, biomarker research and data science High-quality biobanking for tissue and body...

The professionals

The head of KU Leuven’s Unit of Emergency Medicine, Marc Sabbe, considers the reactions of medical professionals in terror attacks Mass casualty incidents can no...

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