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New innovations allow more efficient screening for laryngeal cancer patients

New innovations allow more efficient screening for laryngeal cancer patients

A team of Lithuanian software developers from the Kaunus University of Technology (KTU) have worked alongside medics to develop new technology which could identify...
Scientists discover a potential long-term treatment for asthma

Scientists discover a potential long-term treatment for asthma

A groundbreaking finding could revolutionise the future of treatment for asthma and tackle the underlying causes. Asthma is a common lung condition causing occasional breathing...
Predicting Rett syndrome severity using overnight EEGs

Predicting Rett syndrome severity using overnight EEGs

A new study looks at how sleep EEGs in patients with Rett syndrome could aid in predicting disease features and severity. Rett syndrome is a...
Can low vitamin D levels cause chronic inflammation?

Can low vitamin D levels cause chronic inflammation?

A new study has found a link between low levels of vitamin D and conditions causing chronic inflammation. Inflammation normally supports the healing process following...
rare blood cancer

UVA Cancer Center receives $5.75 million to research rare blood cancers

Over $5.75m has been anonymously donated to fund rare blood cancer research to develop innovative treatments. UVA’s National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center will use...
long COVID symptoms

Long COVID symptoms experienced by one in eight COVID-19 patients

Evidence published in The Lancet suggests that one in eight adults (12.7%) infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience long COVID symptoms. The study, which was performed in...
dementia care

Sage House dementia care model could improve 900,000 UK patient’s lives

Researchers at the University of Chichester are set to review a groundbreaking dementia care model designed by the charity Dementia Support that may enhance...
Premature menopause is associated with increased risks of heart failure

Premature menopause is associated with increased risks of heart failure

A new study has found that premature menopause increases the risk of heart problems such as heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Premature menopause occurs before...
diabetes prevention

Eating quinoa boosts type 2 diabetes prevention

A study by Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) suggests that regularly eating quinoa can help type 2 diabetes prevention. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates...
Hormone treatment for breast cancer reduces the risk of recurrence

Hormone treatment for breast cancer reduces the risk of recurrence

Researchers conducted a 20-year follow-up on the long-term benefits of hormone treatment for breast cancer. The Karolinska Institutet in Sweden investigated the long-term benefits of...
Rare genetic disorders in children increase the risk of developmental problems

Rare genetic disorders in children increase the risk of developmental problems

A study has found that children with rare genetic disorders have an increased risk of developmental, behavioural, and mental health problems. University of Cambridge researchers...
continuous glucose monitoring

Continuous glucose monitoring tech now available to all NHS diabetes patients

NHS England has secured a new cut-price deal that ensures that all Type 1 diabetes patients are now eligible for cutting-edge continuous glucose monitoring...
lung cancer symptoms

New NHS campaign raises awareness of lung cancer symptoms

Today marks World Lung Cancer Day, and the NHS is encouraging people with lung cancer symptoms to urgently visit their GP in their latest...
New discovery provides insight into bone loss diseases  

New discovery provides insight into bone loss diseases  

Enhanced treatment for bone loss diseases could be on the horizon as researchers reveal novel insight into osteoclasts. A research team at the University of Pennsylvania...
How the immune system can help detect biliary duct cancer

How the immune system can help detect biliary duct cancer

New research into the immune system could pave the way for the early detection of biliary duct cancer. Biliary duct cancer is one of the...
New study finds green tea extract can lower blood sugar

New study finds green tea extract can lower blood sugar

New research has found that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can lower blood sugar levels and improve gut health. Ohio State University researchers...
Resistant starch supplements have shown to prevent hereditary cancer

Resistant starch supplements have shown to prevent hereditary cancer

A trial shows that resistant starch has preventive benefits for people with a high risk of hereditary cancer. A new trial in individuals with a...
Capturing mental illness indicators with Artificial Intelligence

Capturing mental illness indicators with Artificial Intelligence

An innovation by Georgia State University in Artificial Intelligence could capture novel brain patterns associated with mental illness. New research by Georgia State University’s TReNDS Center could...
Reducing bleeding risk for haemophilia B patients with gene therapy

Reducing bleeding risk for haemophilia B patients with gene therapy

Scientists have developed a single gene therapy injection that could reduce bleeding risk in haemophilia B patients. Scientists from University College London (UCL), Royal Free...
foods high in potassium

Foods high in potassium can boost women’s heart health

New evidence promotes that eating foods high in potassium can reduce the risk of heart-related conditions among women. The study revealed that foods high in...

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