Skin odour could lead to early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

A study has been launched to identify small molecules secreted by the skin that are believed to emit a unique scent in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s Disease. Researchers believe that Parkinson’s may affect a change in...

Hyperactive FOXA1 reprograms endocrine-resistant breast cancer to become metastatic

A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School has unveiled a novel mechanism that helps explain how endocrine-resistant breast cancer acquires metastatic behavior, opening the possibility of new...

Odin Vision receives NIHR funding to accelerate its AI technology for patient benefit

NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) has recognised Odin Vision as one of the companies to benefit from its new funding stream which accelerates the testing of cutting-edge AI technologies in the NHS. The AI...

Research throws light on racehorse injuries

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) are a step closer to preventing the kind of injuries that affect ageing race horses. For the first time, the team at QMUL’s School of Engineering and...

LAUDA to expand its portfolio with new LAUDA Versafreeze product line

LAUDA – Experts In Thermal Control And Measurement Providing Innovative Solutions For Thermal Process Control, Chilled Water Applications, Water Baths, Freezers, Incubators, Shakers, Stills, Tensiometers, Viscometers And Contact Angle Measurement. LAUDA, the world market leader...

Blood oxygen levels could explain why memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer’s

The findings demonstrate how the brain’s memory centre operates at a ‘watershed’ making it especially vulnerable to damage Study suggests increasing blood flow in the hippocampus might be really effective at preventing...

Taster webinar announced ahead of first-ever approved qualification in the Management of Adaptation to...

Free registration: https://bookwhen.com/resiliencetoclimatechange/e/ev-szx9-20210930110000 Date & Time: Thursday 30 September, 11AM-12PM Ahead of the first delivery of the new Level 5 Certificate in the Management of Adaptation to Climate Change, the first-ever approved professional qualification in this...

Humans on a chip – the future for research and drug discovery

Medicines Discovery Catapult, the Centre for Drug Safety Sciences at the University of Liverpool and the NC3Rs combine forces to propel the UK into the race to advance organ on a chip technology   Medicines Discovery...

How NHS Wales streamlined sterile manufacturing to increase CCU capacity for second COVID-19 wave

Connect 2 Cleanrooms (C2C) expedited the design and build of a temporary medicines unit for NHS Wales’ new Central Intravenous Additive Service (CIVAS). In March during the first COVID-19 surge, the UK Government increased Critical...

Covid portal start-up exceeds 1 million tests and creates offshoot venture

As the UK continues learning how to live with the pandemic, some key questions remain. Chiefly, how will the NHS grapple with the huge diagnosis and treatment backlog that has built up, and will...

How gut bacteria keep us healthy

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Glasgow, have announced a new advance in our understanding of how bacteria in our gut can provide positive health benefits. The breakthrough findings, published in...

Alternative to invasive prostate cancer biopsies on the horizon

Pioneering research conducted by University of Virginia in collaboration with Manchester UK based APIS Assay Technologies Ltd has discovered Hormone-Upregulated lncRNA within the lymphocyte-specific protein tyrosine kinase (HULLK) is detectable in non-invasive prostate cancer patient samples. The breakthrough...

UK’s unique national pancreas tissue bank opens for business

The UK’s national tissue bank for pancreatic diseases is open for applications from any UK-based researchers needing samples of blood, urine and saliva to aid their research. The Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank (PCRF...

Cleaning breakthrough for listeria elimination

All traces of listeria spp in a highly sensitive food production environment have been successfully eliminated in a breakthrough pilot. The 11-week proof of concept saw Bio-Fence antimicrobial coatings applied to the floor and lower...

AI could improve diagnosis for over 100,000 prostate patients in UK

The use of AI to identify prostate cancer is currently being validated in the first retrospective study of its kind in the UK. Real-world data from hospitals and scanner types is being scrutinised, to show...

IBM releases novel AI-powered technology to accelerate medical research for COVID-19

IBM has today released a new set of cloud- and AI-powered technologies to help researchers, doctors and scientists accelerate COVID-19 drug discovery. These novel resources, from across IBM and available beginning today (Friday 3 April)...