Virtual clinical trial: Improving methadone dosage for drug users with TB to prevent withdrawal symptoms

Related video Drug users on methadone programs who contract tuberculosis (TB) should receive effective treatment while maintaining the correct level of methadone in their bodies, following a virtual clinical trial by pharmacy researchers at Aston University in partnership with drugs charity Addaction. Oral methadone is a widely used medication for opioid substitution treatment globally. To […]

Novel measures of PD-related brain activity detected with scalp electroencephalography

Related video Novel measures of brain activity associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be detected with scalp electrodes, according to a new analysis published in eNeuro. Such a marker of PD — detected using a noninvasive, affordable approach — could improve management of the disease by doctors and patients, particularly in rural areas. Schematic summarizing […]

A better understanding of the von Willebrand Factor’s A2 domain

Related video Under normal, healthy circulatory conditions, the von Willebrand Factor (vWF) keeps to itself. The large and mysterious multimeric glycoprotein moves through the blood, balled up tightly, its reaction sites unexposed. But when significant bleeding occurs, it springs into action, initiating the clotting process. When it works properly, vWF helps stop bleeding and saves […]

Increasing access to mental health services improves outcomes for people with HIV

Related video Improving HIV care Increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. Based on their findings, the researchers are urging HIV clinics to expand their mental health services on site. Dr. Kathleen McManus found that increasing on-site mental […]

TTP partners with Quotient to transform transfusion diagnostics and beyond

Related video TTP plc (TTP), a leading independent technology and product development company, has announced today that it has partnered with Quotient Ltd, a commercial-stage diagnostics company committed to transforming transfusion diagnostics and beyond – to develop and implement a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for Quotient’s proprietary MosaiQTM system. Immunohematology (IH) Microarray MosaiQ, Quotient’s proprietary multiplex […]

Directed Systems awarded InnovateUK funding to develop clinical decision support software

Related video Pioneering software that enables anesthetists to make better decisions for high risk patients during surgery has been awarded InnovateUK funding. (From left to right) is Dr Tom Clutton-Brock. Clinical Director, ERDF Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) and Dr Mark Leaning Founder and CEO Directed Systems Ltd Cambridge based Directed Systems has […]