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Estonia Houses The Biggest Biobank In Europe

The cryogenic chambers where the samples are stored before the sequencing procedureYiannis Mouratidis Two years ago we visited Estonia as a part of an educational trip. Then, one of the projects Estonian scientists were proud of was the Biobank that was hosted in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu. The birth of Genome Center… Read More »

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NHS long-term plan: Non-hospital care to get biggest funding rise

GPs, mental health and community care are the services to get the biggest increases in funding as part of a new long-term plan to overhaul the NHS. The aim is to curb the reliance on hospitals, which will get a smaller cut of the budget as health chiefs overhaul the way the service works in… Read More »

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Turkey Europe's biggest antibiotics user, Mongolia top consumer in world, WHO survey shows

Antibiotics use is dangerously high in some countries, especially in the southern Mediterranean, driving the emergence of deadly superbug infections, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday. The “WHO Report on Surveillance of Antibiotic Consumption” looked at antibiotic use in 65 countries and found the Netherlands used 9.78 defined daily doses (DDD)… Read More »

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