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Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time

MIT researchers have developed a way to dramatically enhance the sensitivity of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), a technique used to study the structure and composition of many kinds of molecules, including proteins linked to Alzheimer’s and other diseases. Using this new method, scientists should be able to analyze in mere minutes structures that would… Read More »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »

Former Miss International winner, 28, reveals she needs a 'life-saving transplant'

Former Miss International reveals she desperately needs a ‘life-saving kidney transplant’ – and the beauty queen suspects a workout powder is to blame for her failing organs Bea Rose Santiago, 28, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease in August   She has been on dialysis for the last three-and-a-half months but has been told she needs… Read More »

Unsafe medical devices allowed into global markets harm patients, investigation reveals

A global investigation has found that unsafe medical devices have caused 1.7 million injuries globally and almost 83,000 deaths in the last 12 years. According to The Implant Files, a year-long investigation of the manufacturers of devices by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), unsafe medical devices have been allowed into global markets as… Read More »

HIV diagnoses fell in the UK in 2017 for the first time among all risk groups, all ethnicities and in all regions, annual report reveals

Public Health England (PHE) compares the UK’s performance to the UNAIDS 90-90-90 target, whose aim is that countries should have 72.9% of their people with HIV diagnosed, in care and virally suppressed by 2020. The UK has in fact already reached the subsequent UNAIDS 95-95-95 target of 85.7% of people virally suppressed – an estimated… Read More »