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Microglial activation can slow Alzheimer’s progression

Microglial activation can slow Alzheimer’s progression

Microglia immune cells in the brain can slow down Alzheimer’s progression, according to research from Lund University.   Microglia cells can be found in the central...
NHS fast-tracks life-extending prostate cancer treatment 

NHS fast-tracks life-extending prostate cancer treatment 

A life-extending prostate cancer treatment will be available on the NHS, benefitting around 9,000 men.   The NHS in England will become the first healthcare system...
Understanding the impacts of Zika virus on microcephaly

Understanding the impacts of Zika virus on microcephaly

Approximately one-third of babies born to mothers infected with Zika virus during pregnancy are born with abnormalities such as microcephaly, according to new research. Children...
Involving patients in the development of drug and alcohol services

Involving patients in the development of drug and alcohol services

People who have received treatment for substance abuse should be involved in developing drug and alcohol services, according to new research from the University...
When did wellness become white noise?

When did wellness become white noise?

Given the rise in products and services available under the ‘wellness’ umbrella, Cate Murden interrogates the meaning of workplace wellness and how organisations can...
WHO will now refer to monkeypox disease as mpox

WHO will now refer to monkeypox disease as mpox

From now on, the World Health Organization (WHO) will refer to monkeypox disease as “mpox”. The name change comes as a result of a...
NHS offers second monkeypox vaccination for eligible people

NHS offers second monkeypox vaccination for eligible people

The NHS will now offer a second monkeypox vaccination to everyone who is eligible in an effort to provide long-term protection against the virus. Around...
Severe asthma attacks doubled after COVID restrictions lifted

Severe asthma attacks doubled after COVID restrictions lifted

New research by the Queen Mary University of London has found that adults with asthma experienced a doubled risk of a severe asthma attack...
40 million children are dangerously susceptible to the measles virus

40 million children are dangerously susceptible to the measles virus

New data from WHO and the CDC confirms that almost 40 million children worldwide are becoming dangerously susceptible to the measles virus. The measles virus...
How can UVC light help to keep your staff and visitors safe

How can UVC light help to keep your staff and visitors safe

UK-based manufacturers, BiocareUV, discuss their Far UVC solution created to tackle harmful pathogens, viruses, and bacteria in minutes. As the world struggles with the aftermath...
New guidelines aim to reduce MRSA infection prevalence

New guidelines aim to reduce MRSA infection prevalence

Infection prevention specialists, GAMA Healthcare, explain the evidence behind the guidelines and solutions that could help MRSA infection management. There are few pathogens as synonymous...
UV-C air disinfection

UV-C air disinfection: A powerful weapon for combatting airborne diseases

Troy Cowan, coordinator of the Ultraviolet Working Group at the International Ultraviolet Association outlines the integral role of UV-C air disinfection in fighting the...
New Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab shows promising results in trial 

New Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab shows promising results in trial 

A new clinical trial for lecanemab reveals positive results for the future of Alzheimer’s disease treatment.  Study results presented at the 15th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s...
Blood thinning medication does not help COVID-19 recovery

Blood thinning medication does not help COVID-19 recovery

Blood thinning medication does not help patients recovering from COVID-19, despite being offered to patients, according to research from the University of Cambridge.  Over 1,000...
High-precision medicine can improve treatment for ovarian cancer

High-precision medicine can improve treatment for ovarian cancer

An international team of researchers have found that high-precision medicines can be used in oncology, allowing for better treatment for ovarian cancer. Mutations of BRCA1...
Retinal cells can provide protection against diabetic retinopathy

Retinal cells can provide protection against diabetic retinopathy

Cells within retinal vessels can acquire resistance against hyperglycaemia, protecting patients against diabetic retinopathy, according to new research.   Around one-third of patients with diabetes mellitus...
Increasing protein intake helps women reduce hip fracture risk

Increasing protein intake helps women reduce hip fracture risk

A new study by the University of Leeds has found new ways women could reduce their risk of hip fracture.  A study conducted by food scientists...
A new polymer can accelerate the diabetes wound healing process

A new polymer can accelerate the diabetes wound healing process 

A new material has been discovered by researchers at the University of Nottingham that may help the diabetic wound healing process.   The researchers have discovered...

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How medical cannabis could be used to alleviate the opioid crisis

How medical cannabis could be used to alleviate the opioid addiction crisis 

A new study has found that medical cannabis could be used as an alternative to opioids for managing pain amid an opioid addiction crisis....
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Lorna Rothery spoke to David Bassa who leads various biotech activities focused on the development of novel cannabis-based solutions. With an impressive portfolio of entrepreneurial...
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CBD experts, Dr. Hemp Me, explain purchasing CBD oil in Malta, the legalities, and the growing young industry on the Mediterranean island. CBD oil is...
Use of cannabis during pregnancy likely to harm children

Use of cannabis during pregnancy likely to harm children

Children of mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy are more likely to show elevated rates of symptoms of psychopathology, such as depression and anxiety. According...

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