Press Releases

Oct 15, 2012 15:00 BST Gambro Partnership to integrate Novalung’s membrane gas exchange technology into the Prismaflex platform adding CO2 removal to its therapeutic offering. Simple and reliable CO2 removal integrated in a well established blood purification platform is an unmet medical need in the ICU. It facilitates lung-protective ventilation allowing patients lungs to heal faster and reduce the length of stay in the ICU.

Twelve new Keynote speakers join camexpo 2012 line-up

Sep 27, 2012 13:18 BST Diversified Communications UK Visitors to next month’s camexpo - the UK’s only dedicated professional holistic event - at London’s Earls Court on 20-21 October will enjoy an increased opportunity to expand their knowledge base, following the confirmation of twelve new Keynote speakers for 2012.

Sep 20, 2012 19:00 BST Uppsala University Newly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain. This is shown by researchers from Uppsala University in a new study now being published by the academic journal Science. The findings may represent a breakthrough in research on memory and fear.

Sep 20, 2012 07:30 BST Uppsala University The potential value of biobank research is immense. But why should you contribute? In a doctoral thesis from Uppsala University, Joanna Stjernschantz Forsberg claims that we have a moral duty to take part in biobank research.

Sep 14, 2012 09:22 BST According to findings published by the BMJ Group, and from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, mortality rates could be reduced for Psychosis patients. This applies for mild to moderate use of the drug. Researchers assessed marijuana use during a 10-year study of 1,923 participants in Germany.

Sep 13, 2012 13:20 BST Aspire Today, Channel 4’s The Million Pound Drop donated £50,000 to Aspire. This fantastic donation will ensure that we can continue to help people paralysed by spinal cord injuries live independent lives, giving them vital access to specialist equipment that would otherwise be out of reach.

Sep 07, 2012 09:05 BST Aspire Damien Hirst, Frederick Forsyth, Tracy Emin and Julian Barnes are just a few of the famous names that are supporting a fundraising campaign chaired by Thomas Gibson, a Mayfair based art dealer. The Harebell fundraising appeal is in aid of the spinal cord injuries charity Aspire and aims to raise £1,875,000 to provide accessible properties for people who have been permanently paralysed.

Summer foods for good health by Dr Laura Ginesi

Sep 05, 2012 09:46 BST Healthspan What foods should you include in a healthy summer diet? When the weather warms up our appetite can decrease, but it’s still important to fuel your body with the right nutrients. “Research continues to find that the majority of adults don’t consume five portions of fruit and vegetables a day,” says Dr Laura Ginesi, of Birmingham City University.

Disabled fitness intructors to carry Paralympic torch

Aug 24, 2012 16:00 BST Aspire A team of five Aspire InstructAbility graduates will carry the Paralympic Torch on a leg of its journey from Stoke Mandeville to the Olympic Stadium. The five Fitness Instructors, all of whom were unemployed before using the Programme to gain their qualifications, will be in Regent’s Park at 9.37am.

Cure Leukaemia funding to save more lives at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Aug 24, 2012 15:39 BST Birmingham Children's Hospital