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Human study identifies biomarker in blood for Alzheimer's disease. Thoughts health innovators?

With Alzheimer’s disease medical professionals have to conduct a long series of tests to assess a patient’s memory impairment and cognitive skills, functional abilities, and behavioural changes to accurately diagnose the condition. They also have to…
With Alzheimer's disease medical professionals have to conduct a long series of tests to assess a patient's memory impairment and cognitive skills, functional abilities, and behavioural changes to ...
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Study finds neurons in gut regulate the immune system to control inflammation. Thoughts health innovators?

The immune system exercises constant vigilance to protect the body from external threats, including what the person eats and drinks. A careful balancing act plays out as digested food travels through the intestine. Immune cells must remain alert to…
The immune system exercises constant vigilance to protect the body from external threats, including what the person eats and drinks. A careful balancing act plays out as digested food travels throu...
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Large-scale study identifies an epigenetic marker for Type 2 diabetes. Thoughts health innovators?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic illness characterised by the presence of elevated blood glucose levels. It accounts for between 80 and 90% of diabetes cases and is one of the major cardiovascular risk factors. If not treated appropriately it can lead to very…
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic illness characterised by the presence of elevated blood glucose levels. It accounts for between 80 and 90% of diabetes cases and is one of the major cardiovascular risk...
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New field-based test for preeclampsia validated in large-scale study. Thoughts health innovators?

Preeclampsia, which affects 5 to 8% of pregnancies worldwide, is characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine. The disorder is the number one reason physicians decide to deliver children prematurely and is responsible for approximately…
Preeclampsia, which affects 5 to 8% of pregnancies worldwide, is characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine. The disorder is the number one reason physicians decide to deliver ch...
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Large-scale study successfully validates test for preterm birth risk. Thoughts health innovators?

Pre-term birth is a birth which takes place before 37 weeks of pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014, preterm birth affected one out of every 10 infants and is the largest contributor to infant death with most…
Pre-term birth is a birth which takes place before 37 weeks of pregnancy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014, preterm birth affected one out of every 10 infants an...
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Male mice without any Y chromosome produce offspring with assisted reproduction. Thoughts health innovators?

The mammalian Y chromosome encodes a specialized set of genes that are essential for male viability and fertility. In particular, the sex-determining region Y (SRY) protein is necessary to initiate male sex determination.  However, a new study from…
The mammalian Y chromosome encodes a specialized set of genes that are essential for male viability and fertility. In particular, the sex-determining region Y (SRY) protein is necessary to initiate...
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First-ever autopsy of patient with MERS provides unprecedented clinical insights. Thoughts health innovators?

The MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was first isolated from the sputum of a patient who died of respiratory and renal failure in Saudi Arabia in 2012.  Since then, more than three-quarters of MERS cases have originated in Saudi Arabia, including an outbreak…
The MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was first isolated from the sputum of a patient who died of respiratory and renal failure in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Since then, more than three-quarters of MERS case...
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Researchers successfully 3D-print biomimetic liver tissue for drug screening. Thoughts health innovators?

The liver plays a critical role in how the body metabolizes drugs and produces key proteins. This is why liver models are increasingly being developed in the lab as platforms for drug screening. However, existing models so far lack both the complex…
The liver plays a critical role in how the body metabolizes drugs and produces key proteins. This is why liver models are increasingly being developed in the lab as platforms for drug screening. Ho...
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Schizophrenia linked to loss of cells in brain's memory centre for the first time. Thoughts health innovators?

Scientists have long speculated that schizophrenia, which affects about 1 in every 100 adults worldwide, originates in part in the hippocampus, the brain’s headquarters for memory and spatial navigation. As a result, nearly every region of the hippocampus…
Scientists have long speculated that schizophrenia, which affects about 1 in every 100 adults worldwide, originates in part in the hippocampus, the brain's headquarters for memory and spatial navig...
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Study shows how neural networks adapt to the presence of a toxic HIV protein. Thoughts health innovators?

The incidence of HIV-associated dementia has declined dramatically since the introduction of potent combined antiretroviral therapy; however, milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) persist. Some 30 to 50 % of HIV-infected…
The incidence of HIV-associated dementia has declined dramatically since the introduction of potent combined antiretroviral therapy; however, milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders...
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Researchers identify previously unknown compensatory brain amplifier for hear loss. Thoughts health innovators?

The auditory nerve is comprised of thousands of tiny nerve fibers responsible for transmitting sound to and from the ear and the brain. Recent discoveries have shown that they are the most vulnerable structures in the inner ear, and they naturally die…
The auditory nerve is comprised of thousands of tiny nerve fibers responsible for transmitting sound to and from the ear and the brain. Recent discoveries have shown that they are the most vulnerab...
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Researchers identify the neurogenetic basis of excess iron in Parkinson's disease. Thoughts health innovators?

It’s long been known that excess iron is found in the brains of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), an incurable neurodegenerative condition that affects motor function. However, the mechanism by which iron wreaks damage on neurons to cause PD is…
It's long been known that excess iron is found in the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), an incurable neurodegenerative condition that affects motor function. However, the mechanism ...
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Founder of healthinnovations and the health innovator community. Michelle Petersen has worked in the health and science industry for over 21 years which includes tenure in the NHS and Oxford University.  She has also worked closely with big pharma & academia on events to further both drug research and drug portfolios, helping to market and gather data for various disciplines. 

A medical journalist, Michelle Petersen is ranked in the top 10 percentile of global healthcare KOL’s worldwide.  She is the original founder of healthinnovations, a community, a brand and the first to break news in innovations in health, medical research and pharma.

Healthinnovations is the industry standard for innovation in healthcare and can be found on multiple platforms. 

The aim of Healthinnovations is to bring all sectors of health and ehealth together to further innovation. Whether it be mhealth, healthit, medicine, neuroscience or any other medical sector they can all hamper innovation and the evolution of science if they are not researched or left unimproved.

Healthinnovations is now an established part of the global medical community system of whitepaper validation and verification; a virtual research project highway reaching every corner of the globe.

Healthinnovations helping to further innovations in global Healthcare, to further innovation in all of us.





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A cancer diagnosis can leave lasting psychological scars akin to those inflicted by war, according to a new survey.