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New 2-3 day patient-applied product for sun-damaged skin that can lead to skin cancer

A new treatment for sun-damaged skin that can lead to skin cancer is launched by LEO Pharma

Curie-Cancer and Biolog-id sign partnership agreement

Within the partnership, Curie-Cancer and Biolog-id will develop a pilot system of RFID tags suitable for use in tracking cancer chemotherapy preparations

Arthritis Research UK - Promoting effective and efficient reporting

In a world increasingly focused on accountability, over 30 leading research funding organisations including Arthritis Research UK have joined forces to use a new research outcomes reporting system called Researchfish.

Critically ill patients to benefit from lung probe

Intensive care patients who are on breathing support could be helped by a new tool to enable doctors to see inside their lungs to check for and monitor infections, inflammation and scarring.

New strategy for defeating neuroblastoma

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found a promising strategy for defeating neuroblastoma – a malignant form of cancer in children – that focuses on the so-called MYCN protein.

Double dose of antiviral drug offers no added benefit in severe influenza

Giving double doses of the antiviral drug oseltamivir, or Tamiflu, offers no clinical or virological advantages over a standard dose for patients admitted to hospital with severe influenza infection

Inflatable leg wraps cut clot risk after stroke, study shows

Stroke patients at risk of blood clots and death could be helped by a compression device that wraps around the legs, a study suggests.

An altered gut microbiota can predict diabetes

Intestinal bacteria may have a greater influence on us than was previously thought.

Scientists pave the way for vaccine to combat devastating avian disease

Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in the severe poultry disease - necrotic enteritis.

Innovative medication to shatter blood clots with light

University of Copenhagen chemist Jørn Bolstad Christensen has been tasked, as part of an International team, with developing a unique...

Exploring the extraordinary science of bones

Super scientists of the future have been delving into the intriguing world of medical biology at an extraordinary workshop hosted by the...

Patients at risk of heart disease set to benefit from clinical trial

Patients suffering from high blood pressure - the single most important risk for death worldwide - could be helped by a UK-wide clinical trial aimed at improving treatments.

A new model for genetic testing in cancer patients

A research programme that will lay the foundations for anyone with cancer to have access to genetic testing has been launched with £2.7 million funding from the Wellcome Trust.

Researchers develop new oral diarrhea vaccine

University of Gothenburg Vaccine Research Institute (GUVAX) announces successful results in a placebo controlled phase I study of an oral, inactivated Escherichia coli diarrhea vaccine.

Auxogyn selected to present at European BioEquity Conference in Stockholm

BioEquity is the top European event for life science investors showcasing companies on the forefront of innovation.

New malaria test kit gives a boost to elimination efforts worldwide

A new, highly sensitive blood test that quickly detects even the lowest levels of malaria parasites in the body could make a dramatic difference in efforts to tackle the disease in the UK and across the world.

Body fat hardens arteries after middle age

Having too much body fat makes arteries become stiff after middle age, a new study has revealed.

Queen’s scientists develop ‘magic bullet’ nanomedicine for Acute Lung Injury

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have devised a ‘magic bullet’ nanomedicine which could become the first effective treatment for Acute Lung Injury or ALI, a condition affecting 20 per cent of all patients in intensive care.

New study to reduce falls for people with Parkinson’s disease

Scientists at the University of Southampton have begun a new study to evaluate the benefits of exercises and strategies for preventing falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The burden of psoriasis

New international study identifies questions on isolation, social stigma, impact on activities and feelings of hopelessness to help people with psoriasis

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