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New breakthrough in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

New breakthrough in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Description
People with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) could soon benefit from a new drug treatment that not only suppresses inflammation but also significantly reduces patient reported pain scores.
Date:
25/11/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Framework to improve training for children's palliative care professionals to launch in the UK and Ireland

Framework to improve training for children's palliative care professionals to launch in the UK and Ireland
Description
A new educational framework and toolkit will be launched in the UK and Ireland this week to improve training and guidance for those providing palliative and end of life care for children.
Date:
25/11/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Obesity, age and BAME ethnicity associated with higher COVID-19 antibody levels

Obesity, age and BAME ethnicity associated with higher COVID-19 antibody levels
Description
Researchers studying a group of UK healthcare workers discovered that non-white individuals recovering from COVID-19 displayed higher antibody levels than white individuals.
Date:
20/11/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

New study could help to better predict which individuals are more susceptible to cancer-causing agents in the environment

New study could help to better predict which individuals are more susceptible to cancer-causing agents in the environment
Description
New insights into the mechanisms behind how cancer-causing agents in the environment activate genetic recombination in DNA could help to explain some of the effects of exposure, new research shows.
Date:
17/11/2020
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Routine testing for COVID-19 can make surgery safer - study

Routine testing for COVID-19 can make surgery safer - study
Description
Routine testing patients for COVID-19 before major surgery could reduce the risk of respiratory complications and save lives, a new study reveals.
Date:
12/11/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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