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In a new study, researchers from the universities of Uppsala and Lund show why insulin secretion is not working properly in patients suffering from type-2 diabetes. The report is published in the journal Cell Metabolism.

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Virtual reality-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), in addition to usual treatment, can reduce paranoia and anxiety in people with psychotic disorders, according to the first randomised controlled trial of its kind, published in The Lancet Psychiatry.

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The vapour from e-cigarettes seems to help pneumonia-causing bacteria stick to the cells that line the airways, according to research published in the European Respiratory Journal [1].

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In a BJS (British Journal of Surgery) analysis of published studies in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers found that weight loss surgery helps prevent the development of microvascular complications—which affect small blood vessels—better than medical treatment. The analysis was conducted by investigators from the Surgical Department of the University of Heidelberg in cooperation with the Study Center of the German Surgical Society.

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A study of around 300 volunteers, conducted in Austria by MedUni Vienna in collaboration with Diagnostic Graz, convincingly shows that Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the best choice for clarifying ambiguous mammography results.

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School-based healthy lifestyle interventions alone are not effective in the fight against childhood obesity, researchers at the University of Birmingham have warned.

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A clinical study conducted by researchers of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the UB shows that control of type 2 diabetes improves notably when the patient takes a special care of the dental hygiene.

Sunday, 04 February 2018 20:32

Imaging Thyroid Cancer

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Pierre Vassallo

Sunday, 04 February 2018 20:28

Blockchain – Brave New World

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Further to the previous editorial, let me attempt to highlight the main advantages of blockchain in relation to the Maltese healthcare industry …

Therese M Agius & Adrian M Agius