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Unparalleled inventory of the human gut ecosystem

Unparalleled inventory of the human gut ecosystem

Scientists have compiled over 200,000 genomes from more than 4,600 species of gut bacteria into a public database. An international team of scientists has collated...
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...
Australian and UK researchers identify new dementia biomarker

Australian and UK researchers identify new dementia biomarker

Researchers have identified a new biomarker for dementia which they believe could lead to therapeutic treatments for the condition. Medical researchers in the UK and...
New review shows telehealth more effective for therapy delivery

New review shows telehealth more effective for therapy delivery

A new review and analysis has demonstrated that telehealth delivery of cognitive behavioural therapy is more effective than face-to face. The review, carried out by...
covid-19 ultrasound

COVID-19 ultrasound research receives funding boost

US-based non-profit the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has partnered with Fujifilm Sonosite, a point-of-care ultrasound provider, to drive research into COVID-19. Fujifilm Sonosite will contribute...
Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Results from a Phase III trial have shown how a triple-combination therapy reduces the rate of moderate or severe COPD exacerbations. The results from the...
Timing of COVID-19 antibody test is critical say experts

Timing of COVID-19 antibody test is critical say experts

According to a new study, in order to detect a COVID-19 infection in a patient an antibody test must be carried out at the...
Could ibogaine offer a revolutionary long-term solution to addiction?

Could ibogaine offer a revolutionary long-term solution to addiction?

Derived from the iboga plant, ibogaine is a psychoactive compound that could have huge potential as a long-term solution to addiction. ATAI Life Sciences...
UK scientists suggest two-step strategy to lift COVID-19 lockdowns

UK scientists suggest two-step strategy to lift COVID-19 lockdowns

Scientists have predicted the best strategy for lifting the COVID-19 lockdowns across Europe. Currently, many countries across the continent are lifting and relaxing COVID-19 lockdowns,...
Senolytic drugs: can this antibiotic treat symptoms of ageing?

Senolytic drugs: can this antibiotic treat symptoms of ageing?

Professor Michael P Lisanti of the University of Salford highlights the potential applications of senolytic drugs in treating age-associated conditions. Professor Michael P Lisanti, Chair...
BAME women account for majority of UK COVID-19 pregnancy admissions

BAME women account for majority of UK COVID-19 pregnancy admissions

The UK Government recently released findings that showed how Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic groups (BAME) people are disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Now, a...
Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Evidence still unclear on whether cannabis affects risk of stroke

Whether cannabis increases a person’s risk of suffering a stroke is still unclear. A new study explored whether there was a connection between recent...
Global Drug Survey shows COVID-19 surge in UK alcohol intake

Global Drug Survey shows COVID-19 surge in UK alcohol intake

A new, interim report from the Global Drug Survey has shown that more than half of British respondents have increased the number of days...
Evidence on optimal use of PPE and physical distancing to stop COVID-19

Evidence on optimal use of PPE and physical distancing to stop COVID-19

A new, comprehensive review has provided evidence for the first time on the optimal use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and physical distancing to...
‘Immune cleanup’ could offer treatment for rare disorder

‘Immune cleanup’ could offer treatment for rare disorder

Researchers have discovered how stimulating an ‘immune cleanup’ could offer a potential treatment for people suffering from a rare disorder named leukocyte adhesion deficiency...
Social isolation increases risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death

Social isolation increases risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death

A new study from Germany has shown that social isolation puts people at an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death from all...
Infection control market expected to reach €26.63bn by 2025

Infection control market expected to reach €26.63bn by 2025

Analysis has shown that the infection control market is expected of reach in excess of USD €26.63bn by 2025. The infection control market expected to...
Young people in Europe are reporting mental health concerns

Young people in Europe are reporting mental health concerns

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and a new report from the World Health Organization has shown that young people in Europe are...

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