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digital wellbeing: Putting the patient first

Putting the patient first

SEQ Speaks to EIT Digital’s Johan Kortas about how the organisation’s health and wellbeing actions are focusing on patient-centric care and digital wellbeing. EIT Digital,...
Engineers test drug transfer using organs-on-a-chip

Engineers test drug transfer using organs-on-a-chip

Scientists have developed more than ten different human organ chips, including devices to mimic critical functions of the lungs, kidneys, and intestines. Eventually, this...
Towards a better understanding of traumatic brain injuries

Towards a better understanding of traumatic brain injuries

SciTech Europa Quarterly highlights recent research into the relationship between traumatic brain injuries and alcohol abuse and dementia, as well as exploring the use...
Advances in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Advances in CMR

SEQ looks at some of the research presented at CMR 2018, illustrating advances in the field of cardiovascular magnetic resonance. In February, the international cardiovascular...
Typhoid outbreak: Genetic cause of extensive drug-resistance found

Typhoid outbreak: Genetic cause of extensive drug-resistance found

The genetic cause behind a strain of typhoid resistance to five classes of antibiotics has been uncovered from a study into a typhoid outbreak...
Sepsis and the World Health Organization

Sepsis and the World Health Organization

Is the tide turning against sepsis? SciTech Europa Quarterly highlights the response of the World Health Organization (WHO) to this life-threatening condition. Sepsis is a...
Does calcium play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease?

Does calcium play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease?

Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in the brain may lead to the formation of toxic clusters, Lewy bodies, that are the...
Progress in dementia research

Progress in dementia research

SEQ spoke with Dr Matthew Norton, Director of Policy and Strategy for Alzheimer’s Research UK, about progress made since 2015, where dementia research stands...
Bone bioengineering: technology for a dynamic organ

Bone bioengineering: research on a dynamic organ

Professor Paolo Cinelli discusses the identification of stem cells for the development of bone bioengineering technologies. Bone is often considered as a rigid organ that...
European Society of Cardiology 2017, focusing in on those relating to diet and nutrition and their link to cardiovascular disease

ESC 2017: cardiovascular disease research

SEQ outlines some of the announcements at the European Society of Cardiology 2017 event, focusing in on those relating to diet and nutrition and...

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