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Pulsar: Transforming healthcare with helium

Pulsar Helium Inc. is a dedicated helium explorer and developer, aiming to provide the healthcare sector with a reliable source of helium. In the...
New blood test could save lives of heart attack patients

New blood test could save lives of heart attack patients

Researchers from the Herring group at the University of Oxford have developed a blood test that measures stress hormone levels after heart attacks. In the...
Antidepressant drugs may not improve long-term quality of life

Are antidepressants for chronic pain effective?

New research has revealed that antidepressants may be effective in treating certain chronic pain conditions, but there is a lack of evidence on their...
Experiencing multiple concussions linked to poor brain function

Experiencing multiple concussions linked to poor brain function

Experiencing three or more concussions is linked with worsened brain function in later life, according to the University of Oxford. Teams from the University of...
People living with arthritis are 20% less likely to work

People living with arthritis are 20% less likely to work

New research shows that a typical person living with arthritis is 20% less likely to be in work than those without the condition. Arthritis is...
500,000 missed out on medication for hypertension during COVID-19 

500,000 missed out on medication for hypertension during COVID-19 

The University of Liverpool researchers have found that nearly 500,000 people missed out on starting medication for hypertension during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The research illuminated...
Researchers develop new precision therapy for bile duct cancer  

Researchers develop new precision therapy for bile duct cancer  

University College London (UCL) researchers have developed a precision therapy for bile duct cancer that extends patients’ lives.   Bile duct cancer is cancer that’s found...
The overlooked link between mental health and ADHD

The overlooked link between mental health and ADHD

A new UK study by the University of Bath establishes a clear link between mental health and ADHD in adults. According to new research from...
Transplanted hair follicles mend skin scars in a new study 

Transplanted hair follicles mend skin scars in a new study 

A new study by Imperial College London has found that skin scars could be mended by hair follicle transplants.  In three volunteers, skin scars began...
The University of Glasgow to receive £1.7m funding to explore the causes of cancer 

The University of Glasgow to receive £1.7m funding to explore the causes of cancer 

Scientists are set to receive £1.7 million from Cancer Research UK to investigate the root causes of cancer and how to improve treatments.  Cancer is...
Intermittent fasting diet could reverse type 2 diabetes 

Intermittent fasting diet could reverse type 2 diabetes 

A new study has found that an intermittent fasting diet can help people who require type 2 diabetes medication.   Researchers found that an intermittent fasting...
How a herbal medicine protects against inflammatory bowel disease

How a herbal medicine protects against inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers in Japan have found a common herbal remedy that protects against colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease condition. A new study by Zhengzheng Shi and...
Understanding how epigenetics can improve cancer treatment 

Understanding how epigenetics can improve cancer treatment 

Researchers from the University of Barcelona have explained the role epigenetics can play in clinical cancer treatment.   In the early 1980s, methylation was discovered and...
Promising new treatment for hand osteoarthritis in early stages 

Promising new treatment for hand osteoarthritis in early stages 

Researchers from the University of Oxford have found that the drug talarozole, which increases retinoic acid, could offer new hope for hand osteoarthritis patients.  Hand...
Researchers identify origins of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children

Researchers identify origins of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children

The origins of Langerhans cell histiocytosis have been identified by researchers from Karolinska Institutet in collaboration with Karolinska University Hospital. Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a...
A wearable skin patch monitors haemoglobin levels in deep tissues

A wearable skin patch monitors haemoglobin levels in deep tissues

A team of engineers have designed a wearable skin patch using a photoacoustic sensor to help clinicians monitor haemoglobin levels. Engineers from the University of...
Long COVID rehab programme drastically improves quality of life 

Long COVID rehab programme drastically improves quality of life 

A long COVID rehab programme, piloted by the University of Leeds, has shown impressive results for patients looking to reduce symptoms and increase activity...
wounds

Researchers create ‘plaster’ to seal internal wounds

An innovative patch to seal internal wounds and prevent dangerous leakages has been developed by researchers in Switzerland. A team of researchers from Empa have...
Significant improvements in NHS orthopaedic care 

Significant improvements in NHS orthopaedic care 

UCL researchers have found significant improvements in orthopaedic care for patients requiring hip and knee surgery through the NHS in the last ten years.  The...

Oxford Longevity Project: Empowering patients to slow ageing and disease through autophagy

Leslie Kenny, Oxford Healthspan founder, provides interesting insight into the Oxford Longevity Project and its vital role in slowing ageing.  In Spring 2021, during the...

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