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Working towards a preventive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Working towards a preventive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

As there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, nor are the causes of the disease fully understood, the EU-based project AETIONOMY is working...
Avatar teaches patients to recognise heart attack symptoms

Avatar teaches patients to recognise heart attack symptoms

An avatar-based application (app) can teach patients to recognise heart attack symptoms allowing them to call emergency services, according to a new study presented...
The evidence for noise-induced cardiovascular disease

The evidence for noise-induced cardiovascular disease

Thomas Münzel MD, of Johannes Gutenberg University, sets out the evidence behind traffic noise-induced cardiovascular disease and suggests how it could be mitigated. The global...
Scientists create genetic map of proteins in human blood

Scientists create genetic map of proteins in human blood

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of Cambridge, UK, has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins,...
What’s new in childhood cancer research?

What’s new in childhood cancer research?

SciTech Europa outlines promising new research into the causes of and treatments for the most common form of childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. A germ-free...
How innovative technology can be used to help dementia patients

How innovative technology can be used to help dementia patients

A new innovative technology will enable dementia patients to receive round-the-clock observations and live independently, according to a new study. During this study, researchers from...
Malignant mesothelioma: a rare cancer deserving attention

Malignant mesothelioma: a rare cancer deserving attention

Dr Emanuela Felley-Bosco discusses the strength of collaborative work to tackle the understanding and handling of the rare cancer, malignant mesothelioma. Malignant mesothelioma is a...
Preventing or reversing fibrosis

Preventing or reversing fibrosis

Researchers at Cardiff University and the Wales Kidney Research Unit have discovered potential new advances that may lead to preventing the processes that cause...
The NeBrasCa ERA-IB project: biotechnological development of brasilicardin analogs as new immunosuppressant drugs

The NeBrasCa ERA-IB project – biotechnological development of brasilicardin analogs as new immunosuppressant drugs

The European research consortium NeBrasCa provided access to the promising immunosuppressive compound brasilicardin using a combination of biotechnology and semi-synthesis. Immunosuppressive drugs represent valuable tools...
Can we forecast the evolution of cancer tumours?

Can we forecast the evolution of cancer tumours?

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London, UK, have developed a computer model that can forecast the changes that occur within cancer tumours as...

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