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tumour

Novel method for enhancing tumours response to treatment

A team of researchers have innovated a new strategy that increases tumour receptiveness to cancer drugs, potentially augmenting the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments. The Research,...
heart health

COVID-19 long-term effects on young adults’ heart health

A novel study has indicated long-term blood vessel and heart health impacts for young adults who have suffered minor COVID-19 symptoms. The research, conducted by...
A better understanding of how T cells function

A better understanding of how T cells function

A team of researchers has made steps towards better understanding how T cells function – by using their antigen like receptors like sticky fingers. T...
3D brain models could accelerate search for multiple sclerosis treatments

3D brain models could accelerate search for multiple sclerosis treatments

Miniature 3D brain models have been developed that could help accelerate the search for treatments for neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS). A team...
brain health

Analysing metabolites to monitor infant brain health

A team of researchers has developed an open-access tool capable of accurately evaluating brain health in infants. The collaborative effort has achieved this feat by...
antimicrobial

Managing the transmission of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria

Lorna Malkin, Junior Editor of HEQ, speaks to the European Food Safety Authority to find out how antimicrobial resistance is being monitored and controlled...
depression symptoms

Study suggests that depression symptoms may be reduced through education

A novel mental health monitor has indicated that the lives of people with depression symptoms could be drastically improved if others understood their condition. The...

Emyria technology: patient-centred research for novel treatments

Emyria technology helps collect live, multidimensional patient information securely and confidentially, preserving patient privacy. Drug developer Emyria is by building a patient-centred research eco-system for...
Promise for ovarian cancer treatment from plant-derived drug

Promise for ovarian cancer treatment from plant-derived drug

A new study has show that a plant traditionally used for its anti-malarial properties holds promise as a treatment for ovarian cancer. Cancer researchers at...
Vagus nerve findings could be biggest stroke rehab progress in decades

Vagus nerve findings could be biggest stroke rehab progress in decades

Results from a new study looking at vagus nerve stimulation could be the biggest advancement for stroke rehabilitation in decades for patients with arm...
lung cancer

Lung cancer mortality influenced by pre-operative patient status

Researchers from Japan have discovered a correlation between pre-operative patient status and lung cancer mortality rate. The research, published in the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia...
childhood obesity

The impact of parental lifestyle patterns on childhood obesity

A novel Australian longitudinal study has revealed the influence of parental lifestyle patterns on early childhood obesity. The study, published in The Obesity Society's (TOS)...
e-cigarettes

Dual use of e-cigarettes and tobacco may increase respiratory symptoms

A novel study has indicated that smokers who use both e-cigarettes and tobacco display higher chances of developing respiratory symptoms than those who use...
malaria vaccine

R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine becomes first to reach 75% efficacy target

R21/Matrix-M has become the first malaria vaccine ever to achieve the World Health Organization’s 75% efficacy goal after being confirmed by a Phase IIb...
prostate cancer

Specialist from Prostate Cancer UK discusses combatting the disease

Prostate Cancer UK Senior Specialist Nurse Emma Craske speaks with HEQ about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Founded in 1996 as the Prostate...
HIV prevention

HIV prevention medication underutilised by high-risk demographics

A new study reveals that medication for HIV prevention is not being utilised by people with a high-risk of contracting the disease, despite it...
Modelling shows high COVID-19 spread with rapid air exchange

Modelling shows high COVID-19 spread with rapid air exchange

New modelling has suggested that rapid air exchanges can spread COVID-19 in high concentrations from one room to another. A team of researchers at the...
Organ regeneration one step closer with new understanding of skin repair

Organ regeneration one step closer with new understanding of skin repair

A team of scientists has brought the possibility of organ regeneration one step closer by shedding new light on how skin repairs itself. The team...
pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer treatment improved by suppressing molecular pathway

Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer patients may be enhanced due to the discovery of a molecular pathway that enables resistance to the treatment. The investigation, conducted...
enzyme

Analysis of enzyme could improve Alzheimer’s and cancer treatment

Advancement in treatment for Alzheimer's disease and cancer could be on the horizon thanks to a novel investigation of the meprin β enzyme. Researchers from...

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