Association found between consumption of ultra-processed foods and drinks and colorectal cancer risk

Consumption of ultra-processed foods and drink could increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer. This was the conclusion of a large study undertaken by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation, based on questionnaires about food behaviors completed by around 8,000 people in Spain. The study, the […]

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Breakthrough in developing new diagnostic procedure for pulmonary aspergillosis

Scientists have developed a pioneering new procedure that will help diagnose a potentially lethal fungal lung disease with greater speed and accuracy, and with less distress to the patient. A team of international scientists, including Professor Chris Thornton from the University of Exeter, has created a new diagnostic procedure for pulmonary aspergillosis. Aspergillus is a […]

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World-first aged care monitoring and alert technology unveiled

Pioneering technology that can deliver real-time and non-invasive resident monitoring and alerts for the aged care industry has been unveiled. The world-first smart monitoring system, REMi, featuring sensor technology developed by RMIT University, has been launched by Australian research and advanced manufacturing company Sleeptite. REMi sees fundamental research taken from the labs of RMIT and […]

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