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long-COVID

Understanding the impact of long COVID to improve future treatment

A study into long COVID has highlighted the need for greater research, diagnostic procedures, and pandemic preparedness moving forward. For the foreseeable future, the coronavirus...
taste-and-smell-loss

Research highlights lack of support for taste and smell loss patients

People who have lost their sense of smell are not getting the support they need from the healthcare system, new research has suggested. A study...
Revolutionising the study of the cellular origins of disease

Revolutionising the study of the cellular origins of disease

A breakthrough in microscopy and endoscopy is set to revolutionise how we study the cellular origin of diseases – advancing the field of precision...
Advancing understanding of TB and respiratory infections with lung-on-chip

Advancing understanding of TB and respiratory infections with lung-on-chip

An innovative ‘lung-on-chip’ is providing new insights into the body’s response to early tuberculosis infection and could provide a model for future research into...
Cystic fibrosis: searching for a cure

Cystic fibrosis: searching for a cure

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation aims to deliver treatment, care and – eventually – a cure for CF. Cystic fibrosis (CF), which affects more than 70,000...
Molecular cause explains a genetic form of microcephaly

Molecular cause explains a genetic form of microcephaly

Scientists have helped to explain a genetic form of microcephaly by uncovering a molecular cause for the rare disease. Microcephaly is a condition where babies'...
Bridging the gap in heart failure awareness

Bridging the gap in heart failure awareness

While heart failure affects 64 million people worldwide, a new Global survey shows that heart failure is a ‘blind spot’ for the public and...
Experimental cancer drug is potential treatment for rare Rett syndrome

Experimental cancer drug is potential treatment for rare Rett syndrome

Scientists have investigated the use of an experimental cancer drug for the treatment of the rare Rett syndrome, finding that it extended life in...
Better control of blood sugar for diabetics with two-in-one injection

Better control of blood sugar for diabetics with two-in-one injection

An experimental two-in-one insulin injection has been created to help diabetics gain better control of their blood sugar. The injection, developed by researchers at Stanford...
Discover how AI can help with early detection of glaucoma

Discover how AI can help with early detection of glaucoma

A new test combined with Artificial Intelligence is able to detect glaucoma progression up to 18 months earlier than current tests. Glaucoma, the leading global...
Protection against deadly, preventable diseases through European Immunisation Week

Protection against deadly, preventable diseases through European Immunisation Week

The EFN, as part of the Coalition for Vaccination, has launched a social media campaign during European Immunisation Week for nurses on vaccination for...
Researchers identify antibody link between epilepsy and brain inflammation

Researchers identify antibody link between epilepsy and brain inflammation

New research has identified a mechanism that explains the link between epilepsy and brain inflammation that could help with new therapies against certain forms...
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...
Can COVID-19, coronavirus, be transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborn babies?

Can COVID-19 be transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborn babies?

A Chinese case study has shown that coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, is not transmitted from pregnant mothers to newborn babies. Chinese professors report in...
Elsevier gives full access to COVID-19 research and data

Elsevier gives full access to COVID-19 research and data

Global leader in research publishing and information analytics, Elsevier, has opened access to all its COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, research and data. Elsevier, a...
fragility fractures

Osteoporosis, fragility fractures and the urgent need for prioritisation of care

Osteoporosis is the world’s most common bone disease; affecting approximately 200 million people globally,1 it results in more than 8.9 million fragility fractures each...

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