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The anti-inflammatory properties of avocado seed extract

Penn State University researchers have found that avocado seed extract is a potential source for novel anti-inflammatory compounds. An extract from the seeds of avocados...
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Microbial control: Does excessive hygiene promote antibiotic resistance?

An interdisciplinary cooperation project has investigated the influence of microbial control, the degree of cleaning and hygiene measures, on the development of antibiotic resistance. Gabriele...
ICCI and the scientific consensus on medical cannabis

ICCI and the scientific consensus on medical cannabis

ICCI, the first Centre of Excellence in the medical cannabis field, is an organisation that combines various institutions (universities, high-tech companies, associations) which consequently...
The European Commission initative on breast cancer

The European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC)

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) provides some background information on the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC). European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC)...
Precision medicine: medicine of the future brought to us by the Bern Center

Precision medicine: medicine of the future brought to us by the Bern Center

Using synergies to combine intellectual minds and years of medical expertise, the University of Bern and Insel Gruppe are introducing a new wave of...
Genetic research: Precision medicine for vascular anomalies

Genetic research: Precision medicine for vascular anomalies

Geneticist Miikka Vikkula on how studying genetic causes of ‘rare diseases’ such as vascular anomalies leads the way to precision medicine. Most ‘rare diseases’ have...
The potential of combination immunotherapy

The potential of combination immunotherapy

SciTech Europa spoke to ESMO’s Spokesperson Dr Marina Garassino about the potential benefits of combination immunotherapy and some of the challenges involved in realising...
Blockchain and the cannabinoid landscape

Blockchain and the cannabinoid landscape

MedPayRx’s Marguerite Arnold discusses the opportunities and pitfalls of using blockchain in personalised (cannabinoid) healthcare delivery. As the planet prepares to enter the third decade...
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A ‘golden age of innovation’ for drug delivery and development

As medical technology advances and new medicines are being developed, advances in new drug delivery methods are also beginning to be created. As drug treatments...
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Paediatric oncology: Equal access to childhood cancer medicines

The European Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE) is calling for the age of entry to clinical trials to be reduced to 12 years in...

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