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British flower is being used to fight cancer

British flower is being used to fight cancer

Using a common British flower, the University of Birmingham have produced a compound with anti-cancer properties. Researchers modified the common garden plant, feverfew, into a parthenolide...
Bird flu

Gene-editing to stop the spread of bird flu in chickens

Researchers have edited the genes of lab grown chicken cells in order stop the spread of the bird flu virus. As one of the largest...
Dental implant

Dental Care Gets the “Uber” Treatment

Guest writer Ali Dockerty explores the claim that 3D printers and app-based dentistry could reduce the cost of dentist visits by 25%. Dental startups like...
Diabetic eye disease

New app could reduce risk of diabetic blindness

Retina Risk allows those who suffer from diabetes to assess their own risk of diabetic eye disease. Retina Risk, which is free for both android...
CTVTs spread due to early maritime activity.

Travelling tumours: New research on 6,000 year old canine cancer

The sexually transmitted cancer, “canine transmissible venereal tumour” (CTVT), is currently undergoing vigorous research at the University of Cambridge. Researchers have found indication from...

HETT: Experience revolutionary digital healthcare

Healthcare Excellence Through Technology (HETT) is the leading event for the healthcare industry, bringing together 3,000+ health tech and digital health leaders to solve the...

Scientists have discovered a way of combating leukaemia in cows

By combining an immune checkpoint inhibitor and an enzyme inhibitor, scientist, at Hokkaido University in Japan, have discovered a way of combating leukaemia in...
World first: directing stem cells to cardiac tissue

World first: directing stem cells to cardiac tissue

Researchers at the University of Bristol, UK, may have found a way of radically improving treatment for cardiovascular disease by directing stem cells to...
An image to illustrate howler monkeys and yellow fever virus

The origin of the yellow fever virus epidemic in Brazil is found in dead...

Scientists from Adolfo Lutz Institute (IAL) and the University of São Paulo (USP) have found the virus origin of yellow fever epidemic in Brazil...
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Public health scientists challenge anti-vaxxers on childhood vaccination

An international group of public health scientists have launched a new statement challenging anti-vaxxers and inaccurate information on childhood vaccination. The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination...

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