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20 June, 2019
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3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding
Thursday, June 20, 2019 by Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with varying degrees of success in labs for many years. Many of them have used a scaffolding approach where cells are seeded...

MSPs vote on organ donation opt-out regulation
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by A move to an ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation in Scotland is to be voted on by MSPs later today. Currently, people must ‘opt-in’ to organ donation through a registration process.

Rudeness in operating room poses threat to patient safety
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by Incivility in the operating room is a potential threat

Glasgow leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by Glasgow is leading the way in closing medicine’s gender gap, thanks to a new initiative which will be jointly launched today by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow...

EWMA 2019 Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, 5-7 June 2019
Wednesday, June 05, 2019 by The EWMA 2019 Conference is organised in cooperation with the Swedish Wound Care Nurses Association (SSiS) and in collaboration with the Swedish organisation Rikssår (the...

Increase in mumps cases in England
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by In light of new data which demonstrates that the cases of mumps has tripled in the first quarter of this year, Public Health England has urged patients to ensure that they have...

Weekly pharmacy visits improve patient adherence
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 by Elderly patients with heart failure who see a pharmacist once a week are more likely to take their tablets and be active in daily life, according to new research presented at...

Big data provides new insights into sepsis subtypes
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Similarly to cancer, sepsis consists of many conditions with varying clinical characteristics that could benefit from different treatments

'Smart' insulin could prevent hypoglycaemia during diabetes treatment
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Heart deaths up for first time in 50 years
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by Deaths from heart and circulatory diseases among people under 75 are on the rise for the first time in 50 years, according to figures from The British Heart Foundation (BHF). In...

Machine learning overtakes humans in predicting early death or heart attack
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by Machine learning is overtaking humans in predicting death or heart attack, according to findings presented today at The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC).

Patients given unprecedented to imaging
Thursday, April 25, 2019 by A network that connects every NHS acute hospital in England is giving thousands of patients unprecedented and easy online access to everything from their x-rays through to ultrasound,...

Mice Reveal 38 New Genes Involved in Hearing Loss
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Multiple new genes involved in hearing loss have been revealed in a large study of mouse mutants by researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and King’s College London. These...

AI radiology roadmap published
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by A research roadmap has just been published in the journal Radiology, which highlights knowledge gaps in the literature

Scientists 'reverse engineer' brain cancer cells to find new targets for treatment
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Glioblastoma is one of the most devastating types of cancer, with few existing treatment options. It is a leading cause of cancer-related death in both children and young...

Novel strategy to hit 'reset button' for disease-causing genetic duplications
Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have developed a strategy for editing and repairing a particular type of genetic mutation associated with...

New tool gauges rural, older adults' knowledge of Alzheimer's disease
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 by Many older adults live in ethnically diverse rural settings where they face a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) but often delayed diagnosis of the condition due to...

New guidance to fill 'information vacuum' on medicinal cannabis
Monday, April 08, 2019 by A clinical review, published at the end of last week in the BMJ, provides new interim advice for healthcare professionals interested in prescribing cannabis-based products...

Uncovering the female bias in lupus
Saturday, April 06, 2019 by The autoimmune disease lupus, which can cause fatigue, a facial rash, and joint pain, occurs much more commonly in females than males, representing 85% of cases.

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