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Inventing Medical Devices: The Hypodermic Needle That Can See

Fiona Denison, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Marc Desmulliez, Heriot-Watt UniversityA major challenge in therapy is to ensure that drugs are precisely delivered to the right place in the body.…

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It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetime

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetimeDylan Clements, Carys Pugh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesA quarter of UK households own…

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Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humans

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humansRichard Mellanby, Stella Mazeri, Clinical Veterinary ResearchRabies is a…

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Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

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The effect of being born early on children and young people

Being born too soon or too small affects around 15 million babies around the world each year. Some of these babies grow and develop well, while others experience difficulties with development and…

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A fat lot of good! Appendicitis and the benefits of specialised fat tissue

Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency needing surgery. One in 13 people will suffer from appendicitis at some point in their lives. During appendicitis, the appendix becomes inflamed…

From  Peter Crooks A year ago 0 likes 74 views 0  

Preterm birth: Can we do better?

Speakers Sarah Stock, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health; and Karen Chapman, BHF/UoE Centre for Cardiovascular Science Preterm birth: Can we do better?Preterm birth is when a baby is delivered before…

From  Peter Crooks A year ago 0 likes 73 views 0  

Vitamin D: hope or hype?

Speakers Richard Mellanby, and Iris Mair, MRC Centre for Inflammation ResearchInterest in vitamin D has rapidly grown in recent years with numerous studies linking a lack of vitamin D to the…

From  Peter Crooks A year ago 0 likes 151 views 0  

Wikimania 2017 - Lightning talks

Wikimania 2017 - Day 3, 11am Lightning talks https://wikimania2017.wikimedia.org/wiki/Lightning_talks Moderator: Léna Integration of Wikidata into Wikivoyage Let's Take the…

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A student's view on using Lynda.com - An interview with Business School student, Natalie Gilfedder

Natalie Gilfedder, a final year Business Management student at The University of Ediburgh talks to the Digital Skills and Training team about how she has been using Lynda.com as part of her studies…

From  Andrew Todd A year ago 0 likes 202 views 0