Research offers hope
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Research offers hope

There is hope in the battle against drug-resistant drugs, though. For example, a newly discovered antibiotic, produced by bacteria from a cystic fibrosis patient, could be used to…

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Why we need to tackle resistant diseases
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Why we need to tackle resistant diseases

Crisis can be an over-used word but in the case of antimicrobial resistance it is entirely apt.

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Impact of latest innovative gastroenterology research for patient benefit
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Impact of latest innovative gastroenterology research for patient benefit

According to the British Society of Gastroenterology, the burden of gastrointestinal and liver disease is heavy for patients, the NHS, and the economy. Gastrointestinal disease is the third…

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Research deepens understanding of malaria parasite
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Research deepens understanding of malaria parasite

Science carried out in Nottingham helped to form the foundation for the latest breakthrough in the global fight against malaria.

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Fighting the battle against malaria
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Fighting the battle against malaria

Despite major breakthroughs in medicine over the years, some diseases remain mass killers and few cast a longer shadow than malaria, particularly in Africa where it has claimed…

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Nemera receives Drug Manufacturing Authorization for its Neuenburg plant, in Germany
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Nemera receives Drug Manufacturing Authorization for its Neuenburg plant, in Germany

Important achievement for Nemera, now able to handle, assemble, sterilize and store pharmaceutical drugs and medicinal products for autoinjectors.

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Changes in drug delivery open  up commercial opportunities
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Changes in drug delivery open up commercial opportunities

After centuries of delivering drugs to patients as pills, liquids and injectables a revolution is under way which will change everything for patients – from the dose needed…

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Biopharmaceutical sector on the up
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Biopharmaceutical sector on the up

The global biopharmaceutical manufacturing sector is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, according to a new report into its performance.

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Hand that ‘sees’ offers hope to amputees
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Hand that ‘sees’ offers hope to amputees

The science of bionics has made great strides in recent years but one big challenge remains – how do you make prosthetic limbs as real as possible?

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Drug delivery market witnesses significant growth
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Drug delivery market witnesses significant growth

Developing new ways of delivering drugs has become big business with companies now investing many millions of pounds in seeking the next big breakthrough.

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The science behind the breakthrough
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The science behind the breakthrough

The new technique, called “early pronuclear transfer”, involves transplanting the nuclear DNA from a fertilised egg into a donated egg, which contains healthy mitochondria, on the day of…

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Three-Parent Babies a step closer after regulations grant approval
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Three-Parent Babies a step closer after regulations grant approval

Occasionally in the world of science, a breakthrough comes along that is so startling that it turns conventional thinking on its head.

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David Cameron – why I care
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David Cameron – why I care

Here, David Cameron explains why he is so committed to supporting research into dementia.

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Former Prime Minister takes on key Dementia research role
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Former Prime Minister takes on key Dementia research role

Former Prime Minister David Cameron has become the new President of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Researchers are making great strides
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Researchers are making great strides

We have made great strides in the fight against heart disease over the past 50 years. Since 1961, when the British Heart Foundation was established, the annual number…

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