Prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and research

Becky Campbell and Jason Musni from the Prostate Cancer Foundation discuss prostate cancer – from the basics to cutting-edge research. Cancer is a condition in...

Five generic drugs identified as preventative treatments for COVID-19

In collaboration with the University of Vienna, Austrian biotech company, CEBINA, has identified five generic drugs as potential preventative treatments for COVID-19. CEBINA, an Austrian...

Caring for children with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic

The President of SIOP Europe, Professor Pamela Kearns, discusses a new Special Report on caring for children and adolescents with cancer during the COVID-19...

EORTC driving clinical research in prostate cancer

Bertrand Tombal from Service d’Urologie, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc and EORTC’s Davi Kaur, Beatrice Fournier, and Laurence Collette, discuss current clinical research into prostate...

Ceramic dental implants: innovation in dentistry

Modern ceramic dental implants, when correctly positioned and handled, represent a highly innovative addition to the treatment spectrum in dental implantology. In the past, ceramic dental implants were usually regarded as part of a more holistic approach to dentistry due...

The role of biomedical engineering during the COVID-19 pandemic

Amy Leary, marketing manager at eBOM, discusses the role of biomedical engineering, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Biomedical engineering is a huge topic nowadays – especially with COVID-19 circulating the globe. Biomedical engineering (often known as ‘medical engineering’) is the...

The social and educational impact on childhood brain tumour survivors

Adequate follow-up procedures are essential in helping childhood brain tumour survivors adjust to society's social and educational requirements. Brain tumours are the second most common type of childhood cancer, accounting for nearly one third of all childhood cancer diagnoses. The...

The role of molecular chaperones in Parkinson’s disease

Dr Björn Burmann, from the University of Gothenburg’s Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology and the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine, outlines how molecular chaperones could play a role in Parkinson’s disease. In patients with Parkinson's disease, there...

The social and economic consequences of antimicrobial resistance

Dr Jochen Salber, Head of the Department of Experimental Surgery at University Medical Centre Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum, discusses the challenges posed by antimicrobial resistance. At a time when the SARS-CoV-2 virus infection is spreading worldwide, some of us are beginning to...

Can breakfast cereal reduce postprandial blood glucose?

Professor H Douglas Goff, from the Department of Food Science at University of Guelph, discusses how breakfast cereal, served with milk, can reduce postprandial blood glucose. For countless people around the globe every morning, a bowl of their favourite breakfast...

How successful is the new wave of COVID-19 technologies?

Scientists have developed a multitude of new innovative COVID-19 technologies – but which can successfully aid the global recovery from the recent pandemic? Since the European Union announced their €314m pandemic relief budget, many innovators have been striving to develop...

IMAGE: providing access to data from Europe’s animal gene banks

Discover the portal that integrates and presents data from gene banks with genomics data and geographical information systems data. One of the key challenges facing the management and conservation of animal genetic resources is the integration and availability of the...

Innovative bioscaffold to promote healing and tissue regeneration

Next generation extracellular matrix biomaterials promote healing – Is human tissue regeneration within reach? Unlike less-developed species such as the axolotl and zebra fish, the adult human has limited ability to regenerate tissue following injury.1, 2 Select tissues such as...

Modifying calcium phosphate-based materials for bone repair

Dr Christophe Drouet and Dr David Grossin explain the relevance of calcium phosphate-based materials for bone repair and nanomedicine. For decades, nature has inspired civilisations throughout the world. Researchers have often attempted to mimic natural processes and materials to fulfil...

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