Pfizer invested $120m in four clinical-stage biotechnology companies

Pfizer has announced that it invested a total of $120m in four biotechnology companies as part of the Pfizer Breakthrough Growth Initiative.

3D computer simulations identify how proton pump inhibitors can increase dementia risk

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet report that the long-term use of proton pump inhibitors could increase the risk of developing dementia.

New review of the use of Artificial Intelligence in treating and diagnosing brain disease

Italian scientists have examined the use of AI in treating brain disease to determine the value of advanced algorithms in a clinical setting.

New computing technique uses data from CT scans to increase the accuracy of tumour biopsies

New research suggests that a new advanced computing technique, which uses routine medical scans, can allow for more accurate tumour biopsies.

Regenerative medicine in the era of COVID-19

Mike Lehmicke, Director of Science and Industry Affairs at the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, discusses the alliance’s key focus areas, as well as topics such as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

World Congress on Public Health 2020: striving for solidarity in health

The WFPHA’s Walter Ricciardi, and EUPHA’s Iveta Nagyova and Dineke Zeegers Paget discuss the major achievements of the recent virtual World Congress on Public Health 2020

Heating tumours whilst they undergo chemotherapy can kill up to 98% of brain cancer cells

According to a new study, heating cancer cells whilst they undergo chemotherapy is a highly effective method of killing them.

Shining a light on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

SIOP Europe speaks about Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, urging Europe to recognise that paediatric cancer remains an urgent health issue.

EUROSPINE – boosting research, improving spine care

EUROSPINE outlines its mission and how it works to achieves its vision for spine care, and discusses the COVID-19 pandemic.

How sewage can provide an early warning of COVID-19 outbreaks

N-WESP is working to develop a system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater in order to provide an warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks.

Continuing to bring hope to diabetes patients

Stefano Del Prato spoke of continuing to bring hope to diabetes patients as he opened the organisation’s 56th annual meeting.

Scientists examine the effects of nanoplastics on human health

A study has outlined the effects of nanoplastics on human health, indicating that these paticulates can alter our intestinal microbiome.

New research outlines how Rituximab interacts with the blood of healthy individuals and those with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

A study shows the differences in how Rituximab interacts with the blood of healthy people compared to chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients.

Innovation in osteochondral scaffold for early intervention of osteoarthritis

By finding a way to treat patients at an early stage of cartilage damage we could delay or avoid the need for a total joint replacement.

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