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Initiative will analyse 500,000 blood samples to aid global medical research

Initiative will analyse 500,000 blood samples to aid global medical research

Nightingale Health and UK Biobank announce a major initiative which aims to analyse half a million blood samples to facilitate global medical research. Announced today,...
Combining two different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91%

Combining two different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91%

Combining two experimental diverse malaria vaccines can significantly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies, a new study from Imperial College London,...
European Medicines Agency prepare pharmaceutical companies for Brexit

European Medicines Agency prepares pharmaceutical companies for Brexit

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Commission have updated their guidance which will help pharmaceutical companies prepare for the UK’s withdrawal from...
Council of European Dentists event tackles oral health inequalities

Council of European Dentists event tackles oral health inequalities

A number of policymakers, health professionals, academics and representatives of healthcare organisations have gathered at the Council of European Dentists (CED) event to discuss...
King’s Fund responds to government announcement of new NHS funding

King’s Fund responds to government announcement of new NHS funding

The King’s Fund has responded to Theresa May’s announcement yesterday of new NHS funding, calling it a “welcome shot in the arm”. Yesterday, UK Prime...
Gaming addiction is to be implemented into health systems

Gaming addiction is to be implemented into health systems

With gaming addiction being classified as an official mental health disorder, children will now be treated for the disorder on the NHS and other...
Study reveals patients experiencing harmful primary healthcare

Study reveals patients experiencing harmful primary healthcare

A new study has estimated that around three million Britons believe they have experienced potentially harmful or harmful primary healthcare, a problem which can...
Evidence “insufficient” that nicotine preloading helps smokers quit

Evidence “insufficient” that nicotine preloading helps smokers quit

A new trial published this week by the BMJ has found that there is insufficient evidence that using a patch for four weeks before...
Type 1 diabetes in children: everything you need to know

Type 1 diabetes in children: everything you need to know

Type 1 diabetes in children is an ever-growing issue, so in this Diabetes Week, we take a look into the facts and figures behind...
Loneliness found to be strong predictor of premature death

Loneliness found to be strong predictor of premature death

Loneliness is bad for the heart and a strong predictor of premature death, a new study presented at EuroHeartCare 2018 suggests. Loneliness and social isolation...
Could time in education increase your risk of short-sightedness?

Could time in education increase your risk of short-sightedness?

Being in full-time education for longer periods of time could make you more susceptible to developing short-sightedness (myopia), according to a new study published...
Could natural defence mechanisms be key to tackling antibiotic resistance?

Could natural defence mechanisms be key to tackling antibiotic resistance?

A discovery of natural peptides that fight bacteria have been identified by the Technical University of Denmark, which could be vital in the battle...

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