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Increased Breast Cancer Risk in Obesity Linked to Fat Cell Chemicals

Obesity increases the release of tumour-promoting molecules from fat tissue and is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, according to a study published in Endocrine-Related Cancer. The study found that fat tissue from people with obesity released increased amounts of extracellular vesicles (EV’s) enriched in harmful and inflammatory molecules into the blood stream, which [...]

By |2020-09-24T16:18:31+00:00September 24th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Lockdown Impact: Worsening Symptoms for People with Bone, Joint and Muscle Pain

People with bone, joint and muscle pain saw their symptoms worsen during lockdown – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new study published today shows that the majority of people with musculoskeletal pain reported increased symptoms - as the nation adhered to new government restrictions designed to stop the spread [...]

By |2020-09-24T11:13:01+00:00September 24th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Children and Young People with Cancer who Have Relapsed Can Get Rapid Access to New Treatments

Children and young people in the UK with cancers that have come back can now access new personalised treatments quicker than ever before thanks to a national tumour biopsy sequencing platform and clinical trial funded by Cancer Research UK. The genetic code of tumours are sequenced through the Stratified Medicine Paediatrics programme, and the molecular [...]

By |2020-09-24T10:37:22+00:00September 24th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

NHS COVID-19 App Launches Across Wales and England

People across Wales and England are being urged to download the NHS COVID-19 app to help stop the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and their loved ones as case numbers rise. The app launches after positive trials and will be a useful tool when used alongside Wales’ successful manual contact tracing system. It will [...]

By |2020-09-24T10:33:19+00:00September 24th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

New ‘Good Help’ Guide Developed to Support People with Long-Term Conditions by Leading Charities

The British Heart Foundation (BHF), Macmillan Cancer Support and Nesta are today publishing Reimagining Help: an evidence-based approach to helping people reach their goals,[1] which includes a new Reimagining Help Guide to diversify sources of help outside of hospital, with the aim of enabling people with long term health conditions  to take control and ensure [...]

By |2020-09-23T12:47:03+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Swansea Health And Medicine Students Recognised for Volunteering In COVID-19 Crisis

Around 1000 healthcare and medical students who have volunteered during the Covid-19 pandemic are to receive a voucher for a local business, thanks to a donation of £27,500 by Santander, through Santander Universities. The aim is to reward students’ courageous efforts, and at the same time put money back into the economy and help local [...]

By |2020-09-21T13:03:14+00:00September 21st, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Patients in Wales to Routinely Receive DPYD Test Ahead of Chemotherapy Treatment

Wales has become the first in the UK to routinely provide all cancer patients being treated with certain types of chemotherapy DPYD screening to identify their risk of severe side-effects and help prevent this occurring. An estimated 10% of patients prescribed fluoropyrimidine drugs, which are widely used for the treatment of cancer, can develop severe, [...]

By |2020-09-16T14:56:35+00:00September 16th, 2020|Regional News, WH News|0 Comments

Skin Deep

Julie van Onselen, Lecturer Practitioner in Dermatology, Dermatology Education Partnership Ltd, presents an overview of emollients and dry skin conditions, aimed at pharmacists. Pharmacists are increasingly on the frontline of managing eczema and dry skin conditions. A key component of first-line management is recommendation of the most appropriate emollients, which may be bought over the [...]

By |2020-09-14T11:24:42+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Under the Microscope – Aplastic Anaemia

Aplastic anaemia is a rare and serious bone marrow failure disorder that can be fatal. The Aplastic Anaemia Trust is the only organisation in the UK, in existence for over 30 years, dedicated to raising funds to enable research and providing much-needed emotional and practical support to patients and their loved ones. Leena O’Hara, from [...]

By |2020-09-14T11:12:30+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

All Kidding Aside

In this feature, leading GORD expert and Treasurer of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN), Chief of the Department of Translational Medical Science at the University of Naples ‘Federico II’, and Vice-President of the Italian Society for Paediatrics, Professor Annamaria Staiano, answers the key questions surrounding GOR and GORD, including the [...]

By |2020-09-14T11:09:19+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments
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