Next CBI boss finds ray of hope in coronavirus crisis

There are few silver linings to this pandemic. But ‘for tragic reasons’ a more efficient economy could perhaps be one of them, says Tony Danker, incoming director general of Britain’s biggest business lobby group, the Confederation of British Industry. Danker, who joins the CBI in November replacing Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, has spent the past three … Read more Next CBI boss finds ray of hope in coronavirus crisis

Hope for women who are unable to get pregnant after scientists create an artificial womb in rabbits

Hope for women who are unable to get pregnant after scientists create an artificial womb in rabbits that is capable of supporting fertilisation, fetal development and live birth Researchers from the US demonstrated the viability of the procedure Uterine tissues were cultured and grown from the cells of the individual rabbits These were then seeded … Read more Hope for women who are unable to get pregnant after scientists create an artificial womb in rabbits

Hope for women who are unable to get pregnant after scientists create an artificial womb in rabbits

Hope for women who are unable to get pregnant after scientists create an artificial womb in rabbits that is capable of supporting fertilisation, fetal development and live birth Researchers from the US demonstrated the viability of the procedure Uterine tissues were cultured and grown from the cells of the individual rabbits These were then seeded … Read more Hope for women who are unable to get pregnant after scientists create an artificial womb in rabbits

Hope for people with Parkinson’s after scientists eliminate the disease in mice

A breakthrough that led to the creation of new neurons in mice could be used to transplant brain cells in Parkinson’s patients and cure them of the disease. University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers created neurons in mice using a new, much simpler method that involved rewriting genes.   Parkinson’s disease is characterised … Read more Hope for people with Parkinson’s after scientists eliminate the disease in mice

Hope for millions who suffer lower back pain from new nerve inhibitor drug

Hope for millions who suffer lower back pain after scientists develop a non-opioid treatment that only needs to be administered once every two months  The drug works to inhibit nerve activity and provides chronic back pain relief The type of back pain that the drug works on is a leading cause of disability  They say … Read more Hope for millions who suffer lower back pain from new nerve inhibitor drug

Covid-19 treatment hope as heart failure drug will be trialled on 60 critically-ill patients

A drug designed to stop blood clots could be a life-saving treatment for Covid-19, according to scientists who are now trialling it in the UK. The British Heart Foundation has begun a study to test the effects of a medication called TRV027. It has already worked for heart failure by keeping a healthy balance between … Read more Covid-19 treatment hope as heart failure drug will be trialled on 60 critically-ill patients

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Farewell to ray of hope for cash savers

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Savers looking to extract as much interest as possible from their cash deposits are beginning to run out of options By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:55 BST, 13 June 2020 | Updated: 21:55 BST, 13 June 2020 Savers looking to extract as much interest as possible from their cash … Read more JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Farewell to ray of hope for cash savers

Maddie McCann’s grandmother Eileen who ‘never gave up hope’ her granddaughter would be found dies

Madeleine McCann’s grandmother Eileen who ‘never gave up hope’ her granddaughter would be found has died from a coronavirus-related illness.  Eileen McCann, aged 80, passed away last month just weeks before German police broke the bombshell news that they believe Madeleine is dead and are now investigating a new prime suspect over her abduction and … Read more Maddie McCann’s grandmother Eileen who ‘never gave up hope’ her granddaughter would be found dies

Maddie McCann’s grandmother Eileen who ‘never gave up hope’ her granddaughter would be found dies

Madeleine McCann’s grandmother Eileen who ‘never gave up hope’ her granddaughter would be found has died from a coronavirus-related illness.  Eileen McCann, aged 80, passed away last month just weeks before German police broke the bombshell news that they believe Madeleine is dead and are now investigating a new prime suspect over her abduction and … Read more Maddie McCann’s grandmother Eileen who ‘never gave up hope’ her granddaughter would be found dies

Car buyers could delay purchases in hope of a scrappage scheme

Three in 10 motorists could hold back new car purchases in the hope the Government will introduce new purchase incentives amid talk of a scrappage scheme, a survey suggests. Many are delaying a trip to the showroom in case a taxpayer backed scrappage scheme is introduced, as rumoured last week, the comprehensive survey of 6,500 … Read more Car buyers could delay purchases in hope of a scrappage scheme