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Blocking brain signals detected in the kidney could help unlock future treatments for kidney failure, heart disease, and stroke Scientists have discovered an important cell signalling pathway in the kidney which if stopped, could hold the key to treating chronic…

Introducing the National Health and Medical Service which has been created by the GIANT Health team In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The NHMS has created a new service to help medical staff and the general public by sourcing scarce COVID-19 testing…

It has been months since countries started fighting the Covid-19 outbreak. In the face of the global public health emergency, governments around the world have turned to utilize surveillance technologies to track cases. What data are the governments gathering in…

COVID-19 is the UK’s largest public health crisis since World War II. There is an urgent need to identify why some patients with the virus do very well whereas others need to be admitted to intensive care and may die…

People who have completed consumer DNA test kits are being asked to take part in a study led by the University of Bristol and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) to find out whether it is possible to predict…

Users of high-potency cannabis are four times more likely to report associated problems, and twice as likely to report anxiety disorder, than users of lower-potency strains, according to new research from the University of Bristol. Published today on JAMA Psychiatry…

New data published today from an international registry reveals high rates of death and liver failure amongst people with liver disease who contract coronavirus. Alarmingly, more than a third – 36% of patients with cirrhosis who developed the virus died.…

International Digital Health Technology firm Circle Pass Enterprises (CPE) has signed a deal with VST Enterprises Ltd (VSTE) the British cyber security company founded by tech entrepreneur Louis-James Davis (31) to integrate its state-of-the-art VCode® & VPlatform® technologies into the…

Thursday 7th Mat 2020 was International Thalassaemia Day. This informative image is designed to raise awareness around Thalassaemia created by Smart Cells. Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects the body’s ability to produce haemoglobin and red blood cells.…