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Chronic diseases can be defined as those that persist for a long period of time, in most cases causing the sufferer health issues for longer than a period of 3 months. Chronic diseases in most cases cannot be prevented by vaccines or cured by medication, nor do they just disappear.

Some of the most common chronic diseases include Asthma, Coronary Artery Disease, Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Osteoporosis to name but a few.

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Brexit will end medical cannabis access for sick children

Following the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021, British children with severe medical conditions will no longer be able...
Ultra-processed foods: an EU health crisis

Ultra-processed foods: an EU health crisis

Many European countries have seen a dramatic increase in the consumption of ultra-processed foods in recent decades, with research estimating that these food products...
MPS disease: the health benefits of cannabinoids to MPS patients

MPS disease: the health benefits of cannabinoids to MPS patients

Over the last few decades, the health benefits of cannabinoids has become an increasingly popular topic, but can this help those with the rare...
Molecule in lymphatic system implicated in autoimmune diseases

Molecule in lymphatic system implicated in autoimmune diseases

A new study has revealed how a molecule in the lymphatic system could have the potential to play a role in autoimmune diseases. A study...
New study shows three-drug combination reduces COPD patient mortality

New study shows three-drug combination reduces COPD patient mortality

New research has revealed that a three-drug combination was effective in reducing the mortality rate in patients suffering with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). According...
COVID-19: advice for patients with digestive conditions such as IBD

COVID-19: advice for patients with digestive conditions such as IBD

A new paper has outlined key information for patients living with chronic digestive conditions, such as IBD, in relation to COVID-19, or coronavirus. A paper...
An increase in the elderly population could mean a rise in the home healthcare market

An increase in the elderly population could mean a rise in the home healthcare...

According to the UN data of World Population Prospects, the number of people over 65 is steadily increasing, but did you know that as...
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Can the dentist play a vital role in detecting Type 2 diabetes?

Dentists could play an integral role in the identification and early detection of people at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Research out of...
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The impact of late liver disease diagnosis on children is cause for concern

On Big Yellow Friday, we need to discuss the need for improvements to public awareness and earlier diagnoses of childhood liver disease. Patients and clinicians...
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New collaborative partnership focuses on type 2 diabetes prevention

The new partnership will offer a digital service to complement the face-to-face intervention programme in delivering type 2 diabetes and obesity prevention. Liva Healthcare and Living Well...
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Smart diabetes management market 2020 is surging

The smart diabetes management market is estimated to reach $11.93bn (€10.74bn) by 2027, according to new research by Data Bridge Market Research. Data Bridge Market...
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University of Leeds to develop a new treatment for heart failure

After receiving a grant from Heart Research UK, the University of Leeds are aiming to find new treatments for heart failure patients. A new research...
Learn about Rare Disease Day with MPS Austria

Learn about Rare Disease Day with MPS Austria

Did you know that one in 20 people will live with a rare disease at some point in their life? 29 February 2020 marked...
Research to look at cannabis landraces for treating gastrointestinal cancers

Research to look at cannabis landraces for treating gastrointestinal cancers

A new research partnership has been set up to look at the efficacy of cannabis landraces for gastrointestinal cancers to help inform cannabinoid profile...
Adverse Childhood Experiences approach overlooks vulnerable children

Adverse Childhood Experiences approach overlooks vulnerable children

A new report from Early Intervention Foundation suggests services using the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) approach may be overlooking vulnerable children and calls for...
Patients with type 2 diabetes may have missed out on a vital kidney test

Patients with type 2 diabetes may have missed out on a vital kidney test

A UK-wide survey, conducted by Napp Pharmaceuticals, suggests that over half of GPs and nurses treating patients with type 2 diabetes do not carry...
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Having more than ten sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer

According to research published in BMJ Journal of Sexual & Reproductive Health people who have a history of more than 10 sexual partners is...
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Peripheral artery disease: Is cocoa the answer?

A new report by the American Heart Association reveals that the consumption of cocoa may improve walking performance for patients with peripheral artery disease Peripheral...
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Increasing hand hygiene at top ten airports will reduce the spread of coronavirus

A new study from the Society for Risk Analysis has revealed that the spread of the coronavirus can be reduced by 37% if hand...

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