Research looks at living with dementia

The work being done is not just about diagnosis, some of it focuses on improving the way sufferers and their carers live day to day with the condition. In that field, the UK Economic and...

Not gone, not forgotten..

The penny finally drops as politicians pledge support for dementia research Ironically, given that it is one of the planet’s biggest illnesses, dementia also appeared to creep up on world leaders more focused on other...

Junk food

Saviour in the fight against obesity? Science journalist David Freedman is a man with a startling idea; that fast food and processed food may actually help in the fight against obesity instead of hindering it. Unsurprisingly,...

A golden generation

can the precious metal hold the key to killing cancerous cells? In the second century A.D., during the Han dynasty, a Chinese author and alchemist known as Wei Boyang is believed to have written: “Gold...

The Aisa opportunity

Few international markets offer such huge opportunities for UK companies as the rapidly expanding health sector in China. Now, the British Government is stepping up its drive to promote stronger links between the healthcare sectors...

The power of ideas

Information lies at the heart of everything we do. We are surrounded by information technology and it allows us to look at life with different eyes. In fact, the development of information, could, it be...

Artificial Intelligence – Friend or foe?

Artificial intelligence has come a long way in recent years. Most people would be lost without their GPS systems and robots are already navigating battlefields and doing the housework while drones may soon be...

Nominations now open for the 2014 biomedical awards

Bionow is urging companies and individuals across the North of England to nominate their outstanding achievements for the prestigious 2014 Biomedical Awards. The Awards, now in its 2nd year will take place on Thursday 24...