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NHS surgical waiting lists set to triple in England by 2030

NHS surgical waiting lists set to triple in England by 2030

NHS surgical waiting lists will continue to grow unless there is a minimum investment of £9 billion to clear the current backlog. A new study...
Down syndrome

Lamivudine HIV drug improves Down syndrome cognitive impairment

An antiretroviral drug that is traditionally used to treat HIV – known as lamivudine – has been shown to improve cognitive abilities in a...
Could an intermittent fasting diet heal nerve damage?

Could an intermittent fasting diet heal nerve damage?

New research finds that an intermittent fasting diet changes gut bacteria activity in mice, increasing the ability to recover from nerve damage. Imperial College London...
cancer care

How can cancer care be more efficient?

All.Can International has recently published a comprehensive study exploring how to enhance the efficiency of cancer care. Inefficient cancer care is a leading factor in...
Parkinson’s disease life expectancy

Parkinson’s disease life expectancy determined by genetic mutations

A research team based in France has identified new gene variants that may predict Parkinson’s disease life expectancy. The groundbreaking discovery may help to...
risk genes for Alzheimer's disease

International study identifies new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease

Professor Jean-Charles Lambert, who spearheaded the most extensive ever genome-wide association study for Alzheimer's disease, outlines how the project has discovered 75 risk genes...
Diversifying care delivery with digital healthcare technology

Diversifying care delivery with digital healthcare technology

Badri Wadawadigi discusses how current and emerging digital healthcare technologies are being optimised to improve care delivery and the importance of tailoring solutions to...
travel therapy

Could travel therapy be an effective treatment for dementia?

Innovative research emerging from Edith Cowan University (ECU) indicates that travel therapy could have a range of health benefits for patients with dementia and...
New targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer available on NHS

New targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer available on NHS

Provisional approval by NICE could see a step-change in treatment for early-stage breast cancer following surgery. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE)...
Aquarate partners with Wirral council to offer hydration monitoring in care homes

Aquarate partners with Wirral council to offer hydration monitoring in care homes

Aquarate has announced a new partnership with Wirral Council to offer digital hydration monitoring across care homes. The partnership will involve the roll-out of Aquarate’s...
Children’s hospital waiting lists hit 350,000 for the first time

Children’s hospital waiting lists hit 350,000 for the first time

New data reveals that children’s hospital waiting lists have surpassed more than 350,000 children and young people waiting for treatment and care. Figures released by...
NICE recommend new treatment to support kidney transplant

NICE recommend new treatment to support kidney transplant

 A new treatment recommended by NICE increases the chance of a successful kidney transplant and could revolutionise future surgeries. In the new final draft guidance,...
Largest ever funding for MRI scanner awarded to UK university

Largest ever funding for MRI scanner awarded to UK university

The University of Nottingham has been awarded £29.1 million to develop the UK’s most powerful MRI scanner as a national facility. The investment will help...
Uterine transplantation effectively treats infertility

Uterine transplantation effectively treats infertility

New research concludes that uterine transplantation is an effective and safe method to treat infertility when a functioning uterus is lacking. A report conducted by...
Nordic walking

Nordic walking enhances heart disease patient’s functional abilities

Evidence from a new randomised clinical trial suggests that Nordic walking can effectively boost the functional capacity of people with heart disease. The University of...
New research provides insight into how diet affects colorectal cancer risk

New research provides insight into how diet affects colorectal cancer risk

University of Cincinnati research identifies how bacteria in different diets can affect colorectal cancer risk. Colorectal cancer risk rates continue to rise in younger populations,...
insulin pumps

Health inequalities found in access to insulin pumps

A team of US researchers has identified that there are still significant disparities in access to life-saving insulin pumps among youth patients with type...
tick-borne Lyme disease

14% of the global population may have tick-borne Lyme disease

A groundbreaking analysis has revealed that more than 14% of the world’s population has or has previously had tick-borne Lyme disease. Researchers have performed a...
Scientists develop a revolutionary single injection treatment for HIV

Scientists develop a revolutionary single injection treatment for HIV

A unique single treatment for HIV could transform the future of caring for HIV infections, potentially leading to innovative therapies. New research from Tel Aviv...
Mental illness linked with polycystic ovary syndrome cost almost $6 billion in 2021

Mental illness linked with polycystic ovary syndrome cost almost $6 billion in 2021

New research finds that in 2021, healthcare costs for mental health disorders linked to polycystic ovary syndrome amassed almost $6bn. Polycystic ovary syndrome affects how...

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